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LINGUIST List 20.681

Wed Mar 04 2009

Calls: General Ling/USA;Computational Ling/Kenya

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Leora Bar-el, 44th International Conference on Salish and Neighboring Languages
        2.    MarIna Shorer-Zeltser, IdentIty PolItIcs on the Internet


Message 1: 44th International Conference on Salish and Neighboring Languages
Date: 03-Mar-2009
From: Leora Bar-el <leora.bar-elmso.umt.edu>
Subject: 44th International Conference on Salish and Neighboring Languages
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Full Title: 44th International Conference on Salish and Neighboring Languages
Short Title: ICSNL 44

Date: 03-Aug-2009 - 05-Aug-2009
Location: Pablo, MT and Missoula, MT, USA
Contact Person: Leora Bar-el
Meeting Email: ICSNL44umontana.edu

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Salishan

Call Deadline: 15-Jun-2009

Meeting Description:

The 44th International Conference on Salish and Neighboring Languages will take
place August 3-5, 2009.

Call for Papers

The conference will be co-hosted by The University of Montana Linguistics
Program and The Salish Kootenai College Native American Language Teacher
Training Institute, with events in both Missoula and Pablo, Montana.

Papers on all aspects of the study, preservation, and teaching of Salish and
neighboring languages are welcome.

Abstract Guidelines:
Abstracts should be 150-200 words and should include the paper title, author(s),
affiliation, and e-mail address. Abstracts should be sent by e-mail to
ICSNL44umontana.edu as a pdf attachment. If you anticipate any problems sending
your abstract in this way, please contact the organizing committee. Please
include the primary author's snail mail address and phone number in your e-mail.

Deadline for receipt of abstracts is June 15, 2009. The program will be
announced early July.

Following recent changes in the structure of ICSNL conferences, papers will be
published after the conference as a University of British Columbia Working
Papers in Linguistics (UBCWPL) proceedings volume (and not as preprints as had
been done in the past). Details regarding the submission of papers will be
available at the conference. The deadline for completed papers will be mid-October.

Questions about the conference can be forwarded to: ICSNL44umontana.edu

We look forward to seeing you this summer in Montana!

Leora Bar-el, for the ICSNL 44 Organizing Committee
Message 2: IdentIty PolItIcs on the Internet
Date: 03-Mar-2009
From: MarIna Shorer-Zeltser <marina.zelgmail.com>
Subject: IdentIty PolItIcs on the Internet
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Full Title: IdentIty PolItIcs on the Internet

Date: 27-Aug-2009 - 29-Aug-2009
Location: AmboselI WIldlIfe Resort (Kenya), Kenya
Contact Person: Dr. MarIna Shorer-Zeltser
Meeting Email: marina.zelgmail.com
Web Site: http://www.Idmap-conferences.net/sIte/Index.asp?depart_Id=106967

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Jun-2009

Meeting Description:

Identity Politics on the Internet
27-29 of August, 2009
Institute of IdentIty Research (IDmap)
AmboselI WIldlIfe Resort (Kenya)

Call for Papers

Featured panel: Barack Obama' Election and Kenyan politics of Identity:
Will he identify himself with the World or with his People?

Important Dates:
The Dead line for submission of the Abstracts is 01.05.2009 (200-500 words) in
Word or PDF formats
The Dead line for submission of full-text papers is 01.07.2009

Preliminary program of the Conference includes following panels:
- Kenyan 2007 Presidential elections and the Internet
- Traditions and Identity in Kenyan politics: Barak Obama as a Luo
representative of Kenyan identity politics
- Facebook and Identity: do old ethnicity definitions still matter?
- World Identity politics: Case-studies and Comparative Analysis
- Parties and recruitment in the digital world
- Gender, ethnicity and empowerment: what is better to be a white man or a black
woman?
- When religion comes to the Internet: the new ways to build and reinforce
religious identity
- Government on the Internet: new ways to preserve Nation-state and its identity
on the Net
- New English and E-Linguistic: jargon and vocabulary of Internet campaigns

Participants are welcomed to join the following working groups:
- Computers and identity
- Culture and identity
- Mathematical expressions of identity
- Internet and Politics
- Internet Vocabulary

Best Identity MA/PhD Thesis work award:
During the conference the Institute will award the best MA/PhD work submitted
for the evaluation. The work should reveal an original and innovative approach
in the field of Identity with its expression on the Internet. Information
regarding submission procedure can be found on our site or through direct
contact of our Administrators.

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