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LINGUIST List 20.1118

Fri Mar 27 2009

Calls: General Ling,Morphology/France

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        1.    Vincent Renner, International Conference on Lexical Blending

Message 1: International Conference on Lexical Blending
Date: 26-Mar-2009
From: Vincent Renner <vincent.renneruniv-lyon2.fr>
Subject: International Conference on Lexical Blending
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Full Title: International Conference on Lexical Blending

Date: 10-Jun-2010 - 11-Jun-2010
Location: Lyon, France
Contact Person: Vincent Renner
Meeting Email: lexical.blendinguniv-lyon2.fr
Web Site: http://lexicalblending.wordpress.com/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Morphology

Call Deadline: 30-Sep-2009

Meeting Description:

The renewed attention devoted to lexical blends (also sometimes called
portmanteau words after Lewis Carroll) in the last fifteen years has resulted in
a scattered body of work spanning several linguistic fields and research
traditions.

The aim of this international conference is to bring together linguists working
on blending in various languages and different frameworks in order to encourage
debate and cross-fertilization of ideas. Papers on the description of lexical
blending in understudied languages, on the place of blending in morphological
theory, and comparative work on two or more languages will be particularly welcome.

Call for Papers

International Conference on Lexical Blending
Organized by the CRTT-Lyon 2 research group of the University of Lyon
Venue: University of Lyon, France
Dates: 10-11 June 2010

Conference website:
http://lexicalblending.wordpress.com/
Conference email: lexical.blendinguniv-lyon2.fr
Contact: Vincent Renner

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 30 September 2009
Notification of acceptance: mid-November 2009

We are pleased to announce that Laurie Bauer (Victoria University of Wellington)
and Stefan Gries (University of California at Santa Barbara) have accepted our
invitation to give keynote presentations at the conference.

Accepted papers will be considered for publication after the conference.

Selection committee: Dany Amiot (Lille), Pierre Arnaud (Lyon), Outi Bat-El (Tel
Aviv), Laurie Bauer (Wellington), Mario Brdar (Osijek), Stefan Gries (Santa
Barbara), Adrienne Lehrer (Tucson), Paula López-Rúa (Santiago de Compostela),
Carlos-Eduardo Piñeros (Auckland), Elke Ronneberger-Sibold (Eichstätt), Pavol
Stekauer (Kosice), Anna M. Thornton (L'Aquila).

Organizing committee: Pierre Arnaud, Pascaline Dury, François Maniez, Vincent
Renner.

Conference information and abstract submission:
The language of the conference is English. Each presentation will be allotted 20
minutes, plus 10 minutes for questions and discussion. An overhead projector and
powerpoint facilities will be provided.

Abstracts should be no longer than one page (Times font, 12-point size,
single-spaced). Please submit your file in .doc format to
lexical.blendinguniv-lyon2.fr by 30 September 2009.

It should include your name, affiliation and email at the top of the page,
directly below the title. Abstracts will be anonymized and reviewed by two
members of the selection committee. Notification of acceptance will be sent by
email by mid-November 2009.
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