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LINGUIST List 20.3998

Sun Nov 22 2009

Calls: Anthropological Ling, Lang Documentation, General Ling/Sweden

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        1.    Anastasia Karlsson, Humanities of the Lesser-Known

Message 1: Humanities of the Lesser-Known
Date: 20-Nov-2009
From: Anastasia Karlsson <Anastasia.Karlssonling.lu.se>
Subject: Humanities of the Lesser-Known
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Full Title: Humanities of the Lesser-Known
Short Title: HLK2010

Date: 10-Sep-2010 - 11-Sep-2010
Location: Lund, Sweden
Contact Person: Niclas Burenhult
Meeting Email: hlk2010ling.lu.se
Web Site: http://conference.sol.lu.se/hlk-2010

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language
Documentation; Typology

Call Deadline: 28-Feb-2010

Meeting Description:

2nd Conference of the Birgit Rausing Language Program
Humanities of the Lesser-Known:
New directions in the description, documentation and typology of endangered
languages and musics

Web Site: http://conference.sol.lu.se/hlk-2010

Call for Papers

Deadline for registration and abstract: February 28, 2010

The Birgit Rausing Language Program announces its second conference, Humanities
of the Lesser-Known, to be held September 10-11, 2010, in Lund, Sweden. The
central focus is the documentation and description of endangered or lesser-
known languages. The conference is divided into the following thematic foci:
grammar, prosody, semantics and musicology, with a special focus on interfaces
between these domains.

We aim to provide a platform to discuss interdisciplinary approaches connecting
these domains of communication, with particular reference to a diverse sample of
cultures.

Invited Speakers:
- Peter Austin (School of Oriental and African Studies)
- Sun-Ah Jun (UCLA)
- Stephen C. Levinson (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
- Asifa Majid (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
- Anthony Seeger (UCLA)

We invite submissions from all areas of linguistics and musicology of
endangered or lesser-known languages or cultures, and particularly welcome
papers which deal with the interfaces between different domains of human
communication. Individual papers (20 minutes plus 10 minutes for discussion) and
poster talks can be submitted through the conference website from November 15
until February 28, 2010.

Contact: hlk2010ling.lu.se

HLK 2010 - Local Organizing Committee:
Jan-Olof Svantesson
Niclas Burenhult
Arthur Holmer
Anastasia Karlsson
Håkan Lundström

Centre for Languages and Literature
Lund University
Box 201
SE-221 00 Lund
Sweden
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