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Sun Nov 28 2010

Calls: Creoles, General Linguistics/Portugal

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


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        1.     Tjerk Hagemeijer , 9th Annual Meeting of ACBPLE

Message 1: 9th Annual Meeting of ACBPLE
Date: 26-Nov-2010
From: Tjerk Hagemeijer <tjerk.hagemeijergmail.com>
Subject: 9th Annual Meeting of ACBPLE
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Full Title: 9th Annual Meeting of ACBPLE
Short Title: ACBLPE

Date: 07-Jul-2011 - 08-Jul-2011
Location: Porto, Portugal
Contact Person: Sílvio Sousa
Meeting Email: silvio_niklashotmail.com

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Creole

Call Deadline: 21-Jan-2011

Meeting Description:

ACBLPE (Associação de Crioulos de Base Lexical Portuguesa e Espanhola)
welcomes abstracts in any area of language contact involving Spanish
and/or Portuguese.

Call For Papers

Abstracts in any area of language contact involving Spanish and/or
Portuguese are invited. Notification of the results of the abstract evaluation
will be sent by the end of February.

The format of the abstract must adhere to the requirements specified in
sections A and B below:
A. Abstract: electronic format
1. Authors must carefully follow the directions concerning the organization
of the abstract, detailed in section B below.
2. The abstract (including examples) must comprise a minimum of 300
words and a maximum of 500 words. Please note the word count at the
bottom of the abstract.
3. The abstract should be sent as an attachment in WORD or RTF format. If
this is not possible, send the abstract to the postal address shown below.
4. At the top of the abstract, outside the typing area, put the title.
5. Your name should only appear in e-mail message carrying the attached
abstract.
6. Special fonts: If your abstract uses any special fonts, there are three
options:
i. In addition to the document in WORD or RTF format, you can send a PDF
document.
ii. In the e-mail message, annex the special fonts that are required in your
text.
iii. Send a paper copy to the address shown below.
7. When sending the email submission, please provide the following
information in the body of the message (use the numbering system given
below):
1. Title of abstract:
2. Name:
3. Address:
4. Affiliation:
5. Status (faculty, student):
6. Email address:
7. Fax:
8. Phone numbers:

Send abstracts to: Silvio Sousa - silvio_niklashotmail.com. In the subject
window, please write 'ACBLPE 2011 Abstract' and your name. If you are
unable to send an abstract in an electronic format, mail your abstract to:

Silvio Sousa
Rua José Rodrigues Migueis, 19
4435-301 Rio Tinto
Portugal

Deadline: Sunday, 21 January 2011.
Notification of acceptance: 28 February 2011.

B. Organization of the abstract
Many abstracts are rejected because they omit crucial information rather
than because of errors in what they include. A suggested outline for
abstracts is as follows:
1. Choose a title that clearly indicates the topic of the paper and is no more
than one line long.
2. In the abstract, state the topic clearly.
3. Make reference to prior work on the topic.
4. When essential to the clarity of the argumentation, present linguistic data
(with glosses). Explain abbreviations at their first occurrence.
5. If the paper presents the results of experiments, but collection of results
is not yet complete, present the provisional results in detail. Also indicate
the nature of the experimental design and the specific hypothesis tested.
6. State the relevance of your hypothesis to past work. Describe the
analysis in as much detail as possible. Avoid vague or unsubstantiated
statements.
7. State the contribution to linguistic research made by the analysis.
8. Citation of the relevant literature is essential within the abstract.
However, the inclusion of a list of references at the end of the abstract is
not obligatory.

Abstracts will be assessed on the basis of the following three criteria:
1. The relevance and significance of the proposed topic and/or the
originality of the study.
2. The argumentation (including the clarity of the argument and the
results/conclusions.
3. Knowledge of the relevant research literature and theory.
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