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Mon Feb 27 2012

Calls: General Linguistics/Czech Republic

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        1.     Bozena Bednarikova , 13th International Young Linguists Conference

Message 1: 13th International Young Linguists Conference
Date: 26-Feb-2012
From: Bozena Bednarikova <bozena.bednarikovaupol.cz>
Subject: 13th International Young Linguists Conference
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Full Title: 13th International Young Linguists Conference
Short Title: From Words to Model

Date: 07-May-2012 - 09-May-2012
Location: Olomouc, Czech Republic
Contact Person: Bozena Bednarikova
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://mladi-lingviste.webnode.cz/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 25-Mar-2012

Meeting Description:

13th International Young Linguists Conference
May 7-9, 2012
Organized by the Czech Department, Philosophical Faculty, Palacký University & The Linguistic Association of the Czech Republic

You are cordially invited to the traditional annual meeting of young linguists developing the tradition started in 2000 in the Czech Language Institute of the ASCR in Prague and since 2001 continued at Palacký University in Olomouc. This year's main topics are:

1. Data based X theory based linguistic approaches: are they compatible?
2. Diachronic data X theories and methods of synchronic linguistics: can they be combined?
3. Grammaticalization in Meillet sense (l'attribution du caractère grammatical à un mot jadis autonome) X pragmaticalization (and other -izations): can they cooperate?


a) Main conference: papers on the central or related topics
b) Workshops: there will be 5 workshops at the conference

1. Diachronic Workshop
Convenor: Robert Dittmann (dittmannemail.cz)

2. Grammatical Competence in Teaching Czech as a Foreign Language
Convenors: Darina Hradilová (darina.hradilovaupol.cz), Jiří Nový (jiri-novycentrum.cz)

3. Language Corpora from the Perspective of Creators and Users
Convenors: Markéta Janebová (marketa.janebovaupol.cz), Michaela Martinková (michaela.martinkovaupol.cz)

4. Dynamic Trends in the Description of Lexical Meaning
Convenor: Marek Nagy (marek.nagyupol.cz)

5. Following the Footsteps of Olomouc Linguistics
Convenor: Martin Janečka (martin.janeckaupol.cz)

c) Traditional sessions on literary science and translatology will be held again

Call for Papers:

These and other topics will be addressed by young linguistics this year. You are invited to submit paper proposals concerning the following areas:

Synchronic and diachronic linguistics
Comparative linguistics
Corpus linguistics
Gender studies
Translatology and interpretation studies
Comparative and (inter)cultural studies
Philosophy of language

As a presenter, anyone may attend who:

a) is interested in language and speech, text studies and communication,
b) wants to give a presentation, take part in discussions, and listen to others,
c) has completed an M.A/Mgr. programme and has no higher degree than Ph.D.

As a visitor, anyone who meets the criteria in a) and wants to listen to others may take part in discussions.

Official languages: Czech (and other Slavic languages), English

The conference will host 2nd National Competition for undergraduate students (students of M.A./Mgr. and Bc. programmes) 'Student and Science: Linguistics'. The winning papers will be included in the main conference programme and will be published in the peer-reviewed journal Bohemica Olomucensia.

Application for the conference:

a) Application deadline March 25, 2012
b) Send the registration form to the address: mladi.lingvistecentrum.cz

Important Dates:

March 25, 2012: Submission deadline for paper proposals (abstract)
March 25, 2012: Registration deadline (registration form)
July 10, 2012: Notification of acceptance
May 7-9, 2012: Conference

Please send the registration form (available on our website) and your abstract as email attachments (.doc or .pdf file) to mladi.lingvistecentrum.cz by March 25, 2012, stating as subject of your email whether you are submitting your paper proposal for the main conference (Abstract-paper), or for the workshop (Abstract-workshop).

Further Information:

a) The maximum length of presentation is 15 minutes
b) PowerPoint presentations and/or handouts are welcome and recommended
c) Special requirements for audio-video should be stated in advance
d) Accepted papers will be published in the peer-reviewed journal Bohemica Olomucensia
e) Abstracts submitted for the main conference programme will be reviewed by the Academic Committee, abstracts for workshops by workshop convenors
f) Notification of acceptance: April 10, 2012.

NB: Please respect the registration deadline. After the deadline we cannot guarantee accommodation.

Additional information can be found at http://kb.upol.cz and http://mladi-lingviste.webnode.cz/.

Academic Committee:

doc. PhDr. Ivana Bozděchová, CSc.
prof. PhDr. Jiří Černý, CSc.
doc. Mirjam Fried, Ph.D.
prof. PhDr. Jana Hoffmannová, DrSc.
doc. PhDr. Eva Jandová, Ph.D.
prof. PhDr. Jan Kořenský, DrSc.
prof. PhDr.Jaroslav Macháček, CSc.
prof. PhDr. Libuše Spáčilová, Dr.
prof. PhDr. Jarmila Tárnyiková, CSc.
doc. PhDr. Ludmila Veselovská, M.A., Dr.
doc. PhDr. Zdeňka Vychodilová, CSc.
doc. Mgr. Lic. Lenka Zajícová, Ph.D.

Organizing Committee:

Božena Bednaříková
Vít Gvoždiak
Jana Kuběnová
Petra Martinková
Ondřej Skácel
Eliška Vejrychová

Contact Information:

Božena Bednaříková
Czech Department
Philosophical Faculty
Palacký University
Křížkovského 10
771 80 Olomouc/Cz
Tel.: 00420 585 633 145

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