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LINGUIST List 19.611

Fri Feb 22 2008

Calls: Applied Ling/Greece; General Ling/Malaysia

Editor for this issue: F. Okki Kurniawan <okkilinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Kallia Katsampoxaki-Hodgetts, Language for Specific Purposes Conference
        2.    Uri Tadmor, 18th Southeast Asian Linguistics Society Meeting

Message 1: Language for Specific Purposes Conference
Date: 21-Feb-2008
From: Kallia Katsampoxaki-Hodgetts <englishchemistry.uoc.gr>
Subject: Language for Specific Purposes Conference
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Full Title: Language for Specific Purposes Conference
Short Title: LSP Crete

Date: 07-Feb-2009 - 08-Feb-2009
Location: Heraklion Crete Greece, Greece
Contact Person: Kallia Katsampoxaki-Hodgetts
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://lspcrete.wordpress.com

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Language Family(ies): New English

Call Deadline: 29-Jun-2008

Meeting Description:

The 1st International LSP conference on Crete will provide an opportunity for language teachers to share experiences and contribute their expertise to their counterparts in Europe. It will allow us to establish a network between L.S.P. practitioners working either in Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges or Vocational Schools.

Call for Papers

Abstracts Deadline:
We invite all professionals or academics who work or have an interest in Languages for Specific Academic Purposes to submit an abstract. Practicing teachers of English, French or German are especially invited to participate. Abstracts are for a paper or workshop and they must not exceed 250 words. The deadline for Abstract Submission is 29th June 2008.

Topics of interest include but they are not limited to:
- Needs analysis
- Top-down and Bottom-up Approaches in Language for Specific Purposes
- Content-based learning
- Skills development
- Team-teaching (co-operating with content teachers)
- Input-based methodologies
- Consciousness raising activities
- Output-based methodologies
- Syllabus and Materials design
- Fostering Critical awareness
- The use of Technology
- Testing and Evaluation

We would appreciate it if you could send the abstract coupled with a Curriculum Vitae.

Message 2: 18th Southeast Asian Linguistics Society Meeting
Date: 21-Feb-2008
From: Uri Tadmor <uricbn.net.id>
Subject: 18th Southeast Asian Linguistics Society Meeting
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Full Title: 18th Southeast Asian Linguistics Society Meeting
Short Title: SEALS XVIII

Date: 21-May-2008 - 22-May-2008
Location: Bangi, Malaysia
Contact Person: Nor Hashimah Jalaluddin
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://lingweb.eva.mpg.de/jakarta/seals_xviii/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 29-Feb-2008

Meeting Description:

Annual SEALS meetings provide a forum for discussing topics related to the analysis of Southeast Asian languages.

Final Call for Abstracts

The 18th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society

21-22 May 2008
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi
Extended deadline for abstracts: 29 February 2008


Abstracts are invited for papers on any topic related to the analysis of Southeast Asian languages. Abstracts should be written using a Unicode font and should consist of two or three pages as follows:

Page 1
(1) Paper title
(2) Sub-field (functional, discourse, sociolinguistics, phonology, formal syntax, semantics, historical, language contact, etc.)
(3) Name(s) of author(s)
(4) Affiliation(s) of author(s)
(5) Email address for each author

Page 2
Abstract body (maximum 400 words). Be as specific as space allows, with a statement of topic, approach, and conclusions.

Page 3
References (if any).

An author may submit one single and one joint abstract. In case of joint authorship, one author should be designated as the contact person. Presentations are allotted 20 minutes with 10 minutes for questions. All papers at SEALS are delivered in English. Papers presented at the meeting will be considered for publication in the Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society.

Abstracts should be submitted as email attachments in two formats, .PDF and .DOC, to Prof. Dr. Nor Hashimah Jalaluddin at the following address:

shima at pkrisc.cc.ukm.my (replace '' at '' with '''')

Please indicate ''Abstract for SEALS XVIII'' in the email subject heading.

Notification of acceptance by 15 March 2008.

Linguistics Program
School of Language Studies and Linguistics
Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Phone: 603-89216474/6586/6581
Fax: 603-89254577

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