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LINGUIST List 21.2561

Thu Jun 10 2010

Calls: General Ling, Language Contact/Netherlands

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

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        1.    Robert Borges, Kréyòl Seminar 2010

Message 1: Kréyòl Seminar 2010
Date: 09-Jun-2010
From: Robert Borges <r.borgeslet.ru.nl>
Subject: Kréyòl Seminar 2010
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Full Title: Kréyòl Seminar 2010

Date: 25-Aug-2010 - 28-Aug-2010
Location: Groesbeek, Netherlands
Contact Person: Robert Borges
Meeting Email: r.borgeslet.ru.nl

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Other Specialty: Language Contact

Call Deadline: 30-Jun-2010

Meeting Description:

This international seminar on creoles, pidgins and other outcomes of
language contact, is aimed at junior researchers to share ideas and to
discuss and debate current issues in contact linguistics. The seminar is
especially intended for junior researchers (MA and PhD) working on
pidgins, creoles, intertwined languages and other outcomes of language
contact. There will be several senior researchers present, not only to
lecture on their own research, but also to give feedback to the junior
researchers' presentations and to moderate sessions with their expertise.

Confirmed Senior researchers:
Peter Bakker - Aarhus University
Enoch Aboh - University of Amsterdam
Maarten Mous - Leiden University
Norval Smith - University of Amsterdam
Pieter Muysken - Radboud University
Kofi Yakpo - Radboud University
Margot van den Berg - Radboud University

Presentations on any contact languages are welcome. However,
presentations on the languages of the Guyanas (Guyana, French Guiana
and Suriname) are especially encouraged. A portion of the seminar will be
dedicated to language contact in the Guyanas, past and present.

Lodging and meal's will be partially covered, however a small contribution
will be asked of the participants, the amount of which will be determined based
on the final number of participants.

Call For Papers

Each presentation should be approximately 20 minutes with a short
This year's topics should fall into the following areas:

Phonology - Historical linguistics
Syntax - Language contact
Semantics - Research methodology
Socio-linguistics - Language contact in the Guyanas

If you would like to present or participate, please contact us before June 30.
For those who would like to present, please send your abstract, not longer
than a single page of text and an additional page for examples and
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