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LINGUIST List 21.3770

Sat Sep 25 2010

Calls: General Ling/Thailand

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        1.    Natchanan Yaowapat, 21st Conference of Southeast Asian Linguistics Society

Message 1: 21st Conference of Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
Date: 23-Sep-2010
From: Natchanan Yaowapat <fhumncnku.ac.th>
Subject: 21st Conference of Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
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Full Title: 21st Conference of Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
Short Title: SEALSXXI

Date: 11-May-2011 - 13-May-2011
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Contact Person: Kitima Indrambarya
Meeting Email: sealsxxigmail.com
Web Site: http://www.sealsxxi.hum.ku.ac.th

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Other Specialty: Southeast Asian Languages

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2011

Meeting Description:

The 21st Annual Conference of Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (SEALS
XXI) will be hosted by Department of Linguistics of Kasetsart University, 11-
13 May 2011, Bangkok, THAILAND.

Call for Papers

The Southeast Asian Linguistics Society - SEALS - was founded at Wayne
State University (in Detroit, Michigan) in 1990. SEALS holds an annual
conference in diverse locations in the United States, Europe, Australia, and
Southeast Asia. This year SEALS XXI is hosted by the Department of
Linguistics, Faculty of Humanities, Kasetsart University, Bangkok,
THAILAND. We invite scholars of Southeast Asian Linguistics to join us in
fulfilling our conference theme: Multidisciplinary approaches to Southeast
Asian Linguistics. Abstracts are invited for original papers on any of the
following topics related to the analysis of Southeast Asian languages. Other
related topics will also be considered.
-Phonetic and phonological issues in Southeast Asian languages
-New knowledge of the grammatical system of Southeast Asian languages
-Genetic and areal classification of Southeast Asian languages
-Typological features of Southeast Asian languages
-Historical and comparative studies of Southeast Asian languages
-Discourse and pragmatic analysis
-Sociolinguistic study (variation in social context, language policy, language
planning, language choice, language shift and maintenance, etc.)
-Psycholinguistic, neuro-linguistic, and cognitive study of Southeast Asian
-Southeast Asian language and culture/thought

Call for abstracts
Participants will be allocated 20 minutes for presentation, plus 10 minutes
for discussion.
Deadline for abstracts: February 15, 2011 via email
Notification of acceptance: March 15, 2011 via email

Format of Abstract
Abstracts are preferably written using a Unicode font and should consist of
two or three pages as follows:

Page 1
Author's name and Paper's title
Abstract body (maximum 400 words). Be as specific as possible, with a
statement of topic, approach, and conclusions.

Page 2
References (if any).
An author may submit one single and one joint abstract. In case of joint
authorship, one author should be designated as the contact person.

Submission of Abstracts
Abstracts are to be submitted via email, as email attachments both in .PDF
and .DOC, to the following address: sealsxxigmail.com. Please indicate
'SEALSXXI Abstract' in the email subject heading.

Review of Abstracts: Abstracts will be assessed by an independent
international academic committee to ensure high standards. Early
submission of abstracts is encouraged so that the academic committee can
offer timely feedback or advice on proposed presentations.

Round Table Session
The organizing committee encourages motivated scholars to lead and
coordinate round table sessions on any prominent issue in Southeast Asian
languages. Round table session will take place in the afternoon of May 13.
Approximately two round table sessions could be arranged. Each session is
expected to be no more than 80 minutes. Round Table Session leaders will
take responsibility for recruiting and organizing the session, in consultation
with the organizers. A room will be provided by the organizer. Round Table
suggestions are welcome. Please contact the organizing committee.

Further details regarding the conference and registration are available at

Contact Email Address: sealsxxigmail.com

Local Committee :
Kitima Indrambarya, Chair of the Organizing Committee
Natchanan Yaowapat, Secretary of the Organizing Committee

International committee:
Mark Alves
Marc Brunelle
Dinh Lu Giang
Martha Ratliff
Paul Sidwell
Uri Tadmor
Alice Vittrant
Justin Watkins
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