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Calls: Typology, Socioling, General Ling/Brazil

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        1.     Edson Souza , 1st International Symposium of Functional Linguistics

Message 1: 1st International Symposium of Functional Linguistics
Date: 22-Jan-2011
From: Edson Souza <edsrosayahoo.com.br>
Subject: 1st International Symposium of Functional Linguistics
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Full Title: 1st International Symposium of Functional Linguistics
Short Title: SILF 2011

Date: 25-May-2011 - 27-May-2011
Location: Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Contact Person: Taísa Oliveira
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.silf2011.com

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

Call Deadline: 20-Feb-2011

Meeting Description:

The aim of the I Simpósio Internacional de Linguística Funcional – I SILF (International Symposium of Functional Linguistics), to be held at Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul – UFMS, Campus of Três Lagoas, is to bring together students and researchers from different functionalist theoretical perspectives to discuss current researches on Language description (including sign languages), Typological studies, Linguistic change and Cognitive aspects.

The topics of the Symposium include:

- Functional description of natural languages
- Syntax
- Semantics
- Pragmatic
- Grammaticalization
- Lexicalization
- Lexical representation
- Interface lexicon and grammar
- Linguistic change
- Language and cognition
- Typology
- Functionalism and Teaching


Call for Papers:

We invite researchers to submit abstracts that have the Functional theoretical background or are linked to any of the functionalist perspective as follows:

- Theory of Functional Grammar
- Theory of Functional Discourse Grammar
- Theory of Role and Reference Grammar
- Theory of Systemic Functional Grammar
- Theory of Grammaticalization
- West Coast Functionalism
- Rhetorical Structure Theory
- Textual Linguistics
- Sociocognitivism
- Interface functionalism and teaching
- Interface typology and functionalism
- Interface change and functionalism

The deadline for submitting abstracts is February 20, 2011. To submit your abstract, access the link (http://www.silf2011.com/Normas-e-Submiss%C3%A3o-de-resumos.php). All the abstracts will be evaluated anonymously. In order to check the evaluation status of your abstract, visit the page www.silf2011.com.

Abstract Formatting:

- Minimum of 200 words, maximum 300 words;
- Title: Caps, centered;
- Author's name: two lines after the title, right-aligned;
- Membership: a line below the author's name;
- The abstract text: two lines below the affiliation, no indentation of paragraphs, Times New Roman 12, single space.



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