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LINGUIST List 19.710

Mon Mar 03 2008

Calls: Socioling/Taiwan; General Ling/Ireland

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

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        1.    Wi-vun Taiffalo Chiung, 4th International Conference on Taiwanese Literature
        2.    Tadhg Ó hIfearnáin, 12th Gaelic Linguistics Conference

Message 1: 4th International Conference on Taiwanese Literature
Date: 03-Mar-2008
From: Wi-vun Taiffalo Chiung <uibuntwyahoo.com.tw>
Subject: 4th International Conference on Taiwanese Literature
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Full Title: 4th International Conference on Taiwanese Literature

Date: 18-Oct-2008 - 19-Oct-2008
Location: Tainan, Taiwan
Contact Person: Wi-vun Chiung
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www2.twl.ncku.edu.tw/~uibun/conf/2008taigi/

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2008

Meeting Description:

Theme: Vernacular writing in the Hanji cultural sphere

Call for Papers

Co-sponsors: Department of Taiwanese Literature, National Cheng-kung University

Taiwanese Romanization Association

Ministry of Education, Taiwan

Tainan City Government

Whale Taiwanese Educational Association

Conference site: National Cheng-kung University (Tainan, Taiwan)

Conference website: http://www2.twl.ncku.edu.tw/~uibun/conf/2008taigi

Conference date: October 18-19, 2008

Deadline for abstracts: March 31, 2008

Deadline for full papers: Aug 31, 2008

Papers with the following topics are preferred:
1. History of Taiwanese literature
2. Theory and criticism on Taiwanese literature
3. Research on literary works in Taiwanese
4. Comparative study of Taiwanese and Asian literatures
5. Relation among language, literature, and nation-building in Asia
6. Any other topics related to conference theme

Submission Guideline:
1. The abstract must be limited to one page, with font size 12p, margins 1'' (top and bottom) and 1.25'' (left and right), line spacing 1.5.
2. Please add an additional information page prior to the abstract page. The information should include a) title of the paper, b) author(s), c) affiliation, d) position, e) mailing address, f) phone number, and g) e-mail.
3. The abstract must be saved as Word or PDF formats, and send to the following address: yahoo.com.tw> Please add author's name with the phrase ''abstract for 2008 conference on Taiwanese literature'' to the title of email.
4. The conference organizers will send out notification of paper acceptance by the end of April. For the accepted presenters, please write your paper with the conference designated format and submit your full paper (a hardcopy with electronic file in both DOC and PDF formats) to conference organizers by the deadline mentioned above.
5. The official languages of the conference include the Taiwanese languages and English. Other languages may be used as long as no body is opposed to them. Presenters are kindly requested to provide English or Taiwanese translation if their paper is written in the language other than official languages.
6. Limited honorarium and travel grants may be provided to the paper presenters upon the funding raising results. However, honorarium might be dismissed if the paper is not submitted by appropriate deadline and not written in the designated format.
7. For the most updated information regarding the conference, please visit conference website at http://www2.twl.ncku.edu.tw/~uibun/conf/2008taigi
8. For any questions, please contact:
Conference coordinator: Wi-vun Taiffalo Chiung
Assistant Professor
Department of Taiwanese Literature
National Cheng-kung University

Conference administrative assistant: I-kun Tan
E-mail: uibuntwyahoo.com.tw
Tel: +886-6-2757575 ext 52627
Fax: +886-6-2755190

Message 2: 12th Gaelic Linguistics Conference
Date: 03-Mar-2008
From: Tadhg Ó hIfearnáin <tadhg.ohifearnainul.ie>
Subject: 12th Gaelic Linguistics Conference
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Full Title: 12th Gaelic Linguistics Conference
Short Title: CTG XII

Date: 18-Apr-2008 - 19-Apr-2008
Location: Limerick, Ireland
Contact Person: Tadhg Ó hIfearnáin
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ul.ie/~lcs/Gaeilge/CTGXII.htm

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Gaelic, Irish; Gaelic, Scottish; Manx

Call Deadline: 17-Mar-2008

Meeting Description:

12th meeting of Comhdháil ar Theangeolaíocht na Gaeilge, a conference concerned with all aspects of the linguistics of the Gaelic languages (Irish, Scottish and Manx Gaelic).

Comhdháil ar Theangeolaíocht na Gaeilge is a small international conference that provides a forum for work on the linguistics of the Gaelic languages of Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man and of their diaspora communities. Papers are invited on any aspect of the linguistics of the Gaelic languages. Papers may be delivered in any language. Presenters are asked to send a title and short abstract (c.200 words) to the conference organiser by 17 March 2008.

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