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LINGUIST List 21.107

Fri Jan 08 2010

Calls: Cognitive Science, Computational Ling, Psycholing/Germany

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        1.    Juliana Goschler, 4th International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association

Message 1: 4th International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association
Date: 05-Jan-2010
From: Juliana Goschler <goschleruni-bremen.de>
Subject: 4th International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association
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Full Title: 4th International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics
Association
Short Title: DGKL-4

Date: 07-Oct-2010 - 09-Oct-2010
Location: Bremen, Germany
Contact Person: Anatol Stefanowitsch
Meeting Email: dgkl2010gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.iaas.uni-bremen.de/dgkl2010/en/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics;
Psycholinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2010

Meeting Description:

The Fourth International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics
Association (DGKL/GCLA), 'Cognitive Linguistics: Reflections and Connections',
will be held from October 7.-9., 2010 in Bremen, Germany.

Second Call for Papers

Presentations
We look forward to your contributions dealing with topics in
cognitive-functional linguistics. We welcome contributions dealing with all
research areas of cognitive linguistics as well as contributions taking a
cognitive perspective on language on the basis of methods from psychology,
psycholinguistics, corpus linguistics, historical linguistics and artificial
intelligence or explorations of the connections between these disciplines and
cognitive linguistics.

Conference languages are English and German.

There are two types of presentation:
1. 20-minute oral presentations (plus 10 minutes question period).
2. Poster presentations.

Submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentations

Please submit your abstract by February 15th, 2010 via email to dgkl2010gmail.com.

The subject line of your email should be "Abstract Submission - AUTHOR NAME(S)".

The file name of your abstract should consist of the first five letters of your
last name, followed by the first three letters of your first name.

The main body of your email message should contain the following information:
- Title of your presentation
- Name(s) of author(s)
- Affiliation
- Email address for correspondence
- 3-5 key words
- Preferred presentation type (oral oder poster)

When preparing your abstract, please note:
- The abstract should be no longer than 500 words (plus references)
- Please give your presentation a clear, descriptive title
- The abstract should not contain your name(s), as abstracts will be reviewed
anonymously
- Please keep figures and diagrams to a minimum. If they are necessary, please
embed them in the file in a standard graphics format (PNG, JPEG).
- Permissible file types are (in order of preference): ODF, RTF, TXT or DOC (no
PDF, LaTeX or DOCX).

The abstracts will be reviewed on the basis of the following criteria
- Topical relevance
- Originality
- Clear structure
- Plausible argumentation

Theme Sessions
In addition to the general sessions, the conference will include up to six theme
sessions dealing with specific topics in cognitive-functional linguistics. As in
the case of the general sessions, these topics include all research areas of
cognitive linguistics as well as topics focusing on connections to psychology,
psycholinguistics and artificial intelligence. Theme sessions are expected to
conform to the 30-minute rhythm of the general sessions and may contain up to
seven 30-minute slots.

The main body of your email message should contain the following information:
- Title of the theme session
- Name(s) of organizer(s)
- Affiliation
- Email address for correspondence
- 3-5 key words
- Titles and names of individual talks

When preparing your theme session proposal, please note:
- The description of the theme session should be no longer than 500 words (plus
references)
- The abstracts of the individual talks should be contained in the same file as
the description of the theme session and should be no longer than 200 words each
- Please give your theme session and the individual talks clear, descriptive titles
- The proposal should not contain the names of authors and organizers, as
proposals will be reviewed anoymously
- Please keep figures and diagrams to a minimum. If they are necessary, please
embed them in the file in a standard graphics format (PNG, JPEG).
- Permissible filetypes are (in order of preference): ODF, RTF, TXT or DOC (no
PDF, LaTeX or DOCX).

Each theme session proposal will be reviewed as a whole. Organizers are thus
asked to ensure a high quality of the individual contributions. The proposals
will be reviewed on the basis of the following criteria
- Topical coherence
- Cross-references among the individual contributions
- Topical relevance
- Originality
- Clear structure
- Plausible argumentation

General Remark Concerning Submission
Submission by email always carries the risk that individual emails will be
caught by spam filters. Thus, if you have not received an acknowledgement that
your submission has been received within a week after submission, please contact
the conference committee by email.
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