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LINGUIST List 21.2067

Sun May 02 2010

Calls: Comp Ling, General Ling, Chinese/USA

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Hongyin Tao, First International Symposium on Chinese Language and Discourse

Message 1: First International Symposium on Chinese Language and Discourse
Date: 01-May-2010
From: Hongyin Tao <taohumnet.ucla.edu>
Subject: First International Symposium on Chinese Language and Discourse
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Full Title: First International Symposium on Chinese Language and
Discourse
Short Title: CLD 2010

Date: 29-Oct-2010 - 30-Oct-2010
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Contact Person: CLD 2010
Meeting Email: CLD.symposium2010gmail.com
Web Site: http://cldsymposium2010.blogspot.com/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)

Call Deadline: 31-May-2010

Meeting Description:

First International Symposium on Chinese Language and Discourse
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University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
October 29-30, 2010

NEW! CLD Workshop: Processing Audio/Video Data for Chinese
Discourse Analysis, with Dr Hong, Huaqing, Nanyang Technological
University, Singapore.
Workshop description: Introducing common computer software programs for
discourse data processing involving transcription, audio/video and text
alignment, search multimedia results in a user-friendly environment.
Participants of the workshop are encouraged to bring with them their own
natural discourse data and will have a chance to analyze them using the
tools introduced.

Workshop date and time: Friday, Oct 29, pre-conference workshop, from
9:00-12:00

2nd Call for Papers

First International Symposium on Chinese Language and Discourse
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University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
October 29-30, 2010

This is the first of a series of international symposia on the theme of
Chinese Language and Discourse, to be held once every two years in
different parts of the world. Paper proposals are invited to showcase latest
advancements in broadly-defined discourse functional studies of the
Chinese language. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

-Language and interaction
-Language and society
-Language and culture
-Language and cognition
-Corpora and Chinese studies
-Language change and development
-Chinese language acquisition and education
-Chinese language and new media
-Multilingualism and identity construction
-Language contact

Keynote speakers
Charles Goodwin (UCLA)
Li Wei (University of London)
Kang Kwong Luke (Nanyang Technological University/the University of
Hong Kong)
Sandra A. Thompson (UC Santa Barbara)

Presentations are for 30 minutes, including 5 minutes for discussion. A one
page abstract should be submitted to the conference email address:
CLD.symposium2010gmail.com
Deadline for submission of abstracts: May 31, 2010
Notification of acceptance: June 15, 2010

Best Student Paper Award :
A cash prize of $300 will be awarded to a paper submitted and
presented by a current student who has not had a PhD degree at the time
of the symposium. Selection is based on both the content and the
presentation. Those who wish to participate in the competition should
indicate the intention with "For Best Student Paper Award" marked on top of
the abstract. A full paper is encouraged but not required for the competition.

Sponsors: Asian Languages and Cultures Dept, UCLA; UCLA Confucius
Institute Organizer: Hongyin Tao, UCLA
Executive Editor, Chinese Language and Discourse: An International &
Interdisciplinary Journal and Studies in Chinese Language and Discourse
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