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LINGUIST List 19.813

Tue Mar 11 2008

Calls: General Ling/Malaysia; Historical Ling,Lexicography/Italy

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

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        1.    Normala Othman, Modified: English and Asia: First International Conference 2008
        2.    John Denton, English Historical Linguistics in Italy

Message 1: Modified: English and Asia: First International Conference 2008
Date: 11-Mar-2008
From: Normala Othman <englishasiaconference2008yahoo.com>
Subject: Modified: English and Asia: First International Conference 2008
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Full Title: Modified: English and Asia: First International Conference 2008

Date: 24-Nov-2008 - 28-Nov-2008
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact Person: Normala Othman
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 15-Jun-2008

Meeting Description:

Please Note: this is a modified issue, the original message is found at http://www.linguistlist.org/issues/19/19-795.html#2

The conference intends to bring together scholars, from various disciplines to discuss English language issues in Asia, past, present and future. Paper presentations or posters may be theoretical, experimental or reflective.

Call for Papers

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Abstract should be 250 words of a paper that will be presented in 20 minutes, with 10 minutes discussion. The language of abstract and presentation will be in English. Two members of the abstract committee will review all abstracts and results notification will be sent out within 2 weeks of submission.

Abstract should have the following information:
Title of paper, Name of author(s), Institutional Affiliation, email address, postal address, telephone and fax numbers, body of abstract, brief biography of 50 to 80 words.

Send abstract with the following title ''[Your Name] Abstract'' via email attachment to:


Deadline of abstract submission: June 15, 2008
Deadline for registration and payment: July 31, 2008
Deadline of full paper submission: July 31, 2008

Selected papers will be published in a book titled ''English and Asia'' which will be available during the conference.

Message 2: English Historical Linguistics in Italy
Date: 11-Mar-2008
From: John Denton <jdenton58hotmail.com>
Subject: English Historical Linguistics in Italy
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Full Title: English Historical Linguistics in Italy
Short Title: SLIN14

Date: 22-Jan-2009 - 24-Jan-2009
Location: Florence, Italy
Contact Person: John Denton
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.slin14.info

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Lexicography; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 30-May-2008

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce that the 14th National Conference on English Historical Linguistics in Italy (SLIN14) will be hosted by the University of Florence and that Laura Wright and Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade have accepted our invitation to deliver plenary lectures.

Call for Papers

Papers addressing any of the following aspects are welcome:
1. public and private correspondence
2. media history
3. official documentation
4. religious texts
5. diaries and travelogues
6. political speeches and debates

Abstracts for 20-minute presentations should be at least 300 words in length (references excluded).

The deadline for proposals is 30 May 2008. Acceptance of proposals can be expected by 15 July 2008.

The abstracts should be sent as email attachments to:
Prof. Gabriella Del Lungo: gabriella.dellungounifi.it
Prof. Nicholas Brownlees: nicholas.brownleesunifi.it
Prof. John Denton: jdenton58hotmail.com

Selected papers from the conference will be published.

For further information please contact John Denton: jdenton58hotmail.com

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