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LINGUIST List 21.5098

Thu Dec 16 2010

Calls: Maltese, Typology, Historical Ling, General Ling/Malta

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        1.     Albert Gatt , 3rd International Conference on Maltese Linguistics

Message 1: 3rd International Conference on Maltese Linguistics
Date: 15-Dec-2010
From: Albert Gatt <albert.gattum.edu.mt>
Subject: 3rd International Conference on Maltese Linguistics
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Full Title: 3rd International Conference on Maltese Linguistics
Short Title: GhLM 2011

Date: 08-Apr-2011 - 10-Apr-2011
Location: Valletta, Malta
Contact Person: Albert Gatt
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.um.edu.mt/linguistics/lingwistika2011

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Typology

Subject Language(s): Maltese

Call Deadline: 30-Dec-2010

Meeting Description:

The International Conference on Maltese Linguistics is a forum for researchers working on Maltese from a variety of perspectives, including typological, theoretical, computational and psycholinguistic approaches.

Call for Papers:

3rd International Conference on Maltese Linguistics (GhLM 2011)
Deadline: December 30, 2010

Following the success of the first and second editions of the International Conference on Maltese Linguistics, held in Bremen and organised by the International Maltese Linguistics Association (Għaqda InternazzjonaLI tal-Lingwistika Maltija), we invite submissions of extended abstracts for the third edition, to be held on April 8-10, 2011.

This third edition is organised by the University of Malta and the Għaqda Internazzjonali tal-Lingwistika Maltija. The conference will be held in Valletta, Malta.

We invite abstracts for oral and poster presentations on all topics related to Maltese linguistics, as well as papers focusing on Maltese in relation to other languages.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- Historical approaches to Maltese and related languages
- Language contact
- Computational approaches to Maltese
- Typological perspectives on Maltese and related languages
- Language acquisition in the Maltese context
- Variation and dialectology in the Maltese context
- Lexicography
- Semantics
- Pragmatics
- Morphology
- Syntax
- Phonetics and Phonology
- Maltese in the European context

Submission:

Abstracts for oral presentations should not exceed 500 words; those for poster presentations are limited to 300 words. Abstracts will be reviewed by an international programme committee. Reviewing will be double blind; therefore, abstracts should be anonymous.

We are using the EasyAsbtracts system for submissions. This can be accessed via the conference website:

http://www.um.edu.mt/linguistics/lingwistika2011

Organising committee:

- Albert Borg, Dipartiment tal-Malti/Institute of Linguistics, University of Malta
- Sandro Caruana, Department of Arts and Languages in Education, University of Malta
- Ray Fabri, Institute of Linguistics, University of Malta
- Albert Gatt, Institute of Linguistics, University of Malta
- Alexandra Vella, Institute of Linguistics, University of Malta

Programme Committee:

- Joe Brincat, University of Malta
- Sandro Caruana, University of Malta
- Pier Luigi Cuzzolin, University of Bergamo
- Ray Fabri, University of Malta
- Albert Gatt, University of Malta
- John Peterson, University of Leipzig
- Thomas Stolz, University of Bremen
- Adam Ussishkin, University of Arizona Tucson
- Alexandra Vella, University of Malta

Important Dates:

- Deadline for submission of abstracts: December 30, 2010
- Notification of acceptance: January 30, 2011
- Third International Conference on Maltese Linguistics: April 8 - 10, 2011

Further Information:

- Conference web page: http://www.um.edu.mt/linguistics/lingwistika2011/
- Għaqda Internazzjonali tal-Lingwistika Maltija: http://www.fb10.uni-bremen.de/ghilm/default.aspx
- Conference email: lingwistika2011um.edu.mt



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