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LINGUIST List 22.4527

Sat Nov 12 2011

Calls: Cog Sci, Socioling, Philosophy of Lang, Translation/Portugal

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     CECC Conference , Colors: Perception, Translation and Representation

Message 1: Colors: Perception, Translation and Representation
Date: 12-Nov-2011
From: CECC Conference <thinkingcolors2012gmail.com>
Subject: Colors: Perception, Translation and Representation
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Full Title: Colors: Perception, Translation and Representation

Date: 29-Mar-2012 - 31-Mar-2012
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Contact Person: CECC Conference
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://thinkingcolors.blogspot.com/

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Philosophy of Language; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2011

Meeting Description:

The Research Center for Communication and Culture at the Catholic University of Portugal is currently planning a conference on 'Thinking Colors: Perception, Translation and Representation', to be held on March 29-31, 2012 in Lisbon (http://thinkingcolors.blogspot.com/). This event aims a multidisciplinary approach to the phenomenon of color perception, from its neurophysiological underpinnings to the symbolization of colors and their shared representations in language and culture.


Speakers - 30 Euros
Participants - 45 Euros
Late registrations (after January 31) - 60 Euros

The registration fee includes lunch, coffee breaks on the two days of the conference and conference documentation.


By bank transfer:

NIB 003300000017013412105
IBAN PT50 0033 0000 0017 0134 1210 5

By cheque endorsed to:

Universidade Católica Portuguesa

and sent to:

Centro de Estudos de Comunicação e Cultura
A/C Rosário Lopes
Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Faculdade de Ciências Humanas
Palma de Cima
1649-023 Lisboa

Please send the notification (in case of online-banking) or a copy of the bank transfer document to the e-mail thinkingcolors2012gmail.com.

For CECC researchers there is no registration fee.

Call for Papers:

Speakers should be prepared for a 20-minute presentation followed by questions. Please send a 250-word abstract, as well as a brief biographical note (100 words) to thinkingcolors2012gmail.com by 15 December, 2011. Proposals should list paper title, name, institutional affiliation, and contact details. Notification of abstract acceptance or rejection can be expected by January 15, 2012.

The conference language is English.

Important Deadlines:

Abstract submission: December 15, 2011
Notification of acceptance: January 15, 2012
Early bird registration: January 31, 2012

Organizing Committee:

Ana Margarida Abrantes
Victoria Bogushevskaya
Ana Cachola
Elisabetta Colla

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