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LINGUIST List 21.4547

Sat Nov 13 2010

Calls: General Linguistics/ Canada

Editor for this issue: Elyssa Winzeler <elyssalinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Nerissa Taylor , Western Student Symposium on Language Research

Message 1: Western Student Symposium on Language Research
Date: 10-Nov-2010
From: Nerissa Taylor <ntaylo4uwo.ca>
Subject: Western Student Symposium on Language Research
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Full Title: Western Student Symposium on Language Research
Short Title: WISSLR

Date: 04-Mar-2011 - 05-Mar-2011
Location: London, Ontario, Canada
Contact Person: Nerissa Taylor
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.uwo.ca/linguistics/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 10-Jan-2011

Meeting Description:

Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium on Language Research (WISSLR)

The Graduate Program in Linguistics at the University of Western Ontario is pleased to present the third annual Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium on Language Research (WISSLR), to be held March 4-5, 2011. Topics may come from such areas as Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics, Communication Disorders, Natural Language Processing, Linguistic Anthropology, Linguistic Interfaces, Philosophy of Language, and much more.

The symposium will be held at the University of Western Ontario, with the possibility of streaming live to the Internet using Wimba technology. We also welcome presentations from other locations via the same means (all software downloadable for conference participants).

Theme: Interdisciplinary Language Research

Plenary Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Skarakis-Doyle, Associate Professor at the School
of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Western Ontario

Call For Papers

Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium on Language Research (WISSLR)
Theme: Interdisciplinary Language Research

The third annual Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium on Language Research (WISSLR): a symposium for students of all levels to present their original, interdisciplinary research on language.

Each participant will have 15 minutes for their presentation, and 5 minutes for questions and discussion. Students of all levels are encouraged to participate. Works in progress are welcome.

Please submit an abstract of no more than 250 words (plus title) to wisslr.uwogmail.com, by Monday January 10, 2011. Successful applicants will be notified by Monday January 31, 2011. Please send your anonymous abstract as an attachment, and include your name, academic affiliation, and whether you prefer to present in person or via the Internet in the body of your email. There are a limited number of spots available for off-site presenters, so preference for online presentations will be given to international candidates. Partial travel assistance may be available for some participants coming to London for this event. For additional information, please visit http://www.uwo.ca/linguistics/ .

Submission Deadline: Monday, January 10, 2011
Notification by: Monday, January 31, 2011
Date of WISSLR: Friday March 4 - Saturday March 5, 2011

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