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Mon May 23 2011

Calls: General Linguistics/USA

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        1.     Luke Amoroso , Georgetown University Round Table on Linguistics

Message 1: Georgetown University Round Table on Linguistics
Date: 22-May-2011
From: Luke Amoroso <GURT2012gmail.com>
Subject: Georgetown University Round Table on Linguistics
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Full Title: Georgetown University Round Table on Linguistics
Short Title: GURT 2012

Date: 08-Mar-2012 - 11-Mar-2012
Location: Washington DC, USA
Contact Person: Luke Amoroso
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www8.georgetown.edu/college/gurt/2012/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 14-Oct-2011

Meeting Description:

Georgetown University Round Table on Language and Linguistics 2012
Measured Language: Quantitative Approaches to Acquisition, Assessment, Processing and Variation
March 8-11, 2012
Website: http://www8.georgetown.edu/college/gurt/2012/index.html

GURT 2012 will bring together researchers presenting replicable methodologies for quantitatively analyzing different facets of language, with an emphasis on sharing and incorporating perspectives and findings across a diverse range of linguistic inquiry.

Plenary Speakers:

Douglas Biber, Northern Arizona University
Penelope Eckert, Stanford University
Nick Ellis, University of Michigan
Tom Mitchell, Carnegie Mellon University
Steven Ross, University of Maryland

Call for Papers:

Deadline for submission of abstracts: October 14, 2011

We invite proposals relevant to quantitative analyses of all aspects of language, but particularly:

- First and Second Language Acquisition
- Assessment of Language Learning
- Natural Language Processing
- Dialect and Register Variation
- Corpus Linguistics
- Crosscultural Communication
- Discourse Analysis
- Forensic Linguistics
- Identity and Indexicality
- Language and Gender
- Style

Proposals will be blind reviewed for their originality, quality, and breadth of relevance. In addition, colloquium proposals will be evaluated for the coherence and complementarity of their individual presentations. Presenters will be invited to submit written versions of their presentations for inclusion in a volume of selected proceedings.

For more information regarding submission and guidelines, please see http://www8.georgetown.edu/college/gurt/2012/submission.html

Conference email: GURT2012gmail.com

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