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Date: Fri, 25 Jan 91 06:23:48 EST
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Subject: CIL92 call for papers
 XVe Congres international des linguistes
 Quebec, Canada, 9-14 aout 1992

 Organise par l'Universite Laval avec le concours de
 l'Association canadienne de linguistique (ACL)
 et sous les auspices du
 Comite international permanent des linguistes (CIPL)





 1ere circulaire
 Renseignements generaux
 General information
 1st circular



 XVth International Congress of Linguists
 Quebec City, Canada, August 9-14, 1992

 Organized by Laval University in collaboration with the
 Canadian Linguistic Association (CLA)
 Under the auspices of
 the Permanent International Committee of Linguists (PICL)









CIL92
Departement de Langues et Linguistique
Universite Laval
Quebec City, (Que.), G1K 7P4, CANADA
Telephone: (418) 656-5323
FAX: (418) 656-2019
E-Mail: CIPL92LAVALVM1.BITNET









 ANNOUNCEMENT


 XVth International Congress of Linguists
 Organized by Laval University in collaboration with the
 Canadian Linguistic Association (CLA)
 Under the auspices of
 the Permanent International Committee of Linguists (PICL)

 Quebec City, August 9-14, 1992


General theme of the Congress: "The Survival of Endangered
 Languages"


Honorary President: Michel Gervais
 Rector of Laval University

Organizing Committee:

President: Pierre Auger
 Department of Languages and Linguistics
 Laval University

Vice-President: Walter Hirtle
 Department of Languages and Linguistics
 Laval University

General Secretary: Silvia Faitelson-Weiser
 Department of Languages and Linguistics
 Laval University

Program: Marie Surridge
 Past President of the CLA,
 Department of French Studies
 Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario

Local Arrangements: Jean-Louis Tremblay
 Department of Languages and Linguistics
 Laval University

Publication: Conrad Ouellon
 Director of CIRAL
 Department of Languages and Linguistics
 Laval University











GENERAL INFORMATION


DATE AND LOCATION: August 9-14, 1992, Laval University,
 Quebec City, Canada

ACCOMMODATION: Hotels in all price ranges and
 limited accomodation in university
 residences halls.

 For information on accommodation,
 contact the official tourist
 bureau of CIL92, using the providing
 form:
 Office du tourisme et des congres de la
 Communaute urbaine de Quebec
 399, East St-Joseph Street
 Quebec, (Que.), CANADA, G1K 8E2
 Telephone: (418) 522-3511


PASSPORTS AND VISAS: All visitors to Canada, except
 residents of the United States, are
 required to have a valid passport.
 Citizens of some countries are also
 required to have a visa. All enquiries
 should be addressed to the closest
 Canadian embassy, consulate or high
 commission.

REGISTRATION FEES:
 Participants Accompanying Students*
 Guests

Before 91/03/01: $150 (U.S.) $75 (U.S.) $150(U.S.)
 $175(CAN) $100(CAN.) $175(CAN.)

>From 91/05/01 to
92/02/28: $200 (U.S.) $100 (U.S.) $150(U.S.)
 $235(CAN.) $125(CAN.) $175(CAN.)

>From 92/03/01 to
92/08/09: $250 (U.S.) $125(U.S.) $150(U.S.)
 $300 (CAN.) $150(CAN.) $175(CAN.)


 Congress fees may be paid by cheque to
 CIL92 or by credit card (American Express,
 Master Card and Visa).

 In the event of a cancellation, part of
 the registration fee will be refunded
 (75% before February 28, 1992, 50% from
 March 1, 1992 to May 31, 1992). There
 will be no reimbursement for cancellations
 received at the Congress office after
 May 31, 1992. However, the persons
 concerned will be sent Congress
 registration packets.

* Only participants with an official letter from their
universities certifying their student status will pay the student
registration fee.

PROGRAM:
 Days Activities

Sunday, August 9 Registration
 Reception

Monday, August 10 Opening ceremony
 Plenary session
 Oral presentations
 Poster sessions
 Panel discussions

Tuesday, August 11 Plenary session
 Oral presentations
 Poster sessions
 Panel discussions

Wednesday, August 12 Excursions

Thursday, August 13 Plenary session
 Oral presentations
 Poster sessions
 Panel discussions

Friday, August 14 Plenary session
 Oral discussions
 Poster sessions
 Panel discussions
 Closing ceremony

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: The languages of the Congress will be
 Canada's two official languages, French
 and English.

PLENARY SESSIONS: As is customary, the topic of each
 plenary session will be introduced by
 three or more speakers. This will be
 followed by a general discussion.
 The topics of these sessions are:

 1. Semantics, syntax, pragmatics
 2. The word
 3. Endangered languages
 4. Theoretical approaches to language:
 the state of the art and prospects
 for the future

PAPERS: Conference papers may take the form of
 oral presentations or poster sessions.
 Oral presentations are scheduled to last
 twenty minutes, including a five-minute
 question period. Participants choosing
 the poster session will be allowed two
 hours. The schedule of papers will be
 announced in the third circular.

 The following is a provisional list of
 section topics:

 1.Sounds, phonemes and intonation
 2.The word (morphology, lexicology,
 lexicography, terminology)
 3.The sentence (syntax, function, etc.)
 4.Meaning (semantics, lexical meaning,
 grammatical meaning, etc.)
 5.Spoken or written text (pragmatics,
 discourse analysis, etc.)
 6.Language and society (sociolinguistics,
 linguistic variation, language and
 culture, etc.)
 7.Language and the individual
 (psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics,
 language acquisition and learning,
 etc.)
 8.The history of language
 9.Language planning
 10.Survival of endangered languages
 11.Theories of language
 12.Language and the computer
 13.Pidgins and creoles
 14.Methodology (data observation,
 corpus gathering and processing,
 experimentation)
 15. Other (language and women, sign
 language, the history of linguistics,
 etc.)

 Participants wishing to present a paper
 will be requested to send an abstract
 before October 1, 1991. See the 2nd
 circular (May 1991) for details.

PANEL DISCUSSIONS: The Organizing Committee invites
 participants to propose topics for
 panel discussions by April 1, 1991.
 Participants whose topic is chosen will
 be responsible for organizing their panel
 discussion.

PRE-REGISTRATION: The second circular will be sent to
 those who complete the enclosed
 pre-registration form.

INFORMATION: CIL92
 Pierre Auger
 Departement de Langues et Linguistique
 Universite Laval
 Quebec City, (Que.)
 G1K 7P4, CANADA
 Telephone: (418) 656-5323
 FAX: (418) 656-2019
 E-Mail: CIPL92LAVALVM1


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