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LINGUIST List 23.1320

Thu Mar 15 2012

Calls: Semantics, Pragmatics, General Linguistics/USA

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Date: 14-Mar-2012
From: Joey Frazee <joey.frazeeutexas.edu>
Subject: 13th Texas Linguistics Society Conference
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Full Title: 13th Texas Linguistics Society Conference
Short Title: TLS 13

Date: 23-Jun-2012 - 24-Jun-2012
Location: Austin, TX, USA
Contact Person: Joey Frazee
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/~tls

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Pragmatics; Semantics

Call Deadline: 16-Apr-2012

Meeting Description:

TLS is a graduate-student run conference in linguistics organized by the Texas Linguistics Society and the Department of Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin. This year's TLS is co-located with the North American Summer School in Logic, Language, and Information and associated workshops and symposia.

Keynote Speakers:

Nicholas Asher (IRIT, CNRS/Université Paul Sabatier)
Erin Wilkinson (University of Manitoba)

Invited Talks:

Kathryn Davidson (University of Connecticut)
Jeroen Groenendijk (University of Amsterdam)
Katrin Erk (University of Texas at Austin)
Richard Meier (University of Texas at Austin)
Josep Quer (ICREA & Universitat de Barcelona)
Craige Roberts (The Ohio State University)

Co-located Events:

North American Summer School in Logic, Language, and Information (NASSLLI), June 18-22. NASSLLI is a one-week summer school aimed at formally-minded graduate students in Philosophy, Computer Science, Linguistics, Psychology, and related fields. http://nasslli2012.com/

Reasoning and Interaction at NASSLLI (RAIN), June 23-24. The RAIN workshop is currently accepting submissions for presentations on topics related to reasoning and interaction among individuals and groups. http://nasslli2012.com/rain

Turing Centenary Symposium, June 23. http://nasslli2012.com/turing

TLS registration fees will be waived for NASSLLI, RAIN and Turing participants.

Call for Papers:

TLS 13 is inviting submissions for two para-sessions: (1) the semantics and pragmatics of questions and question-based models of discourse, and (2) signed languages and meaning. While we encourage submissions related to these themes, we are also interested in submissions on topics of general linguistic interest. Papers on language related topics from disciplines including anthropology, cognitive science, neuroscience, philosophy of language, and psychology will also be considered.

Submission Information:

One page abstracts (plus references) should be submitted in PDF or DOC format in 11-12 point font through EasyChair at:

https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=tls13

Authors whose abstracts are accepted are encouraged to submit a short paper (10-20 pages). These will be collected into an edited volume for publication.

Important Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: April 16, 2012
Notification of acceptance: May 7, 2012
Pre-proceedings paper submission deadline: June 10, 2012
Final draft submission deadline: August 31, 2012

Organizers:

Mark Amengual
Justin Cope
Joey Frazee
Leah Geer
Dan Garrette
Jane Grabowski
Laura Jensen

Website: http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/~tls/
Contact Email: tls.conferencegmail.com



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