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LINGUIST List 24.3459

Wed Sep 04 2013

Calls: Multiple Families, General Linguistics/Myanmar

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 04-Sep-2013
From: Justin Watkins <jw2soas.ac.uk>
Subject: 24th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
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Full Title: 24th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
Short Title: SEALS24

Date: 27-May-2014 - 31-May-2014
Location: Yangon, Myanmar
Contact Person: Justin Watkins
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Austro-Asiatic; Austronesian; Hmong-Mien; Sino-Tibetan; Tai-Kadai

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2014

Meeting Description:

Scholars working on the linguistics of Southeast Asia are cordially invited to participate in the 24th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (SEALS24) to be held 27-31 May 2014 at the Myanmar Language Department of the University of Yangon in Yangon, Myanmar/Burma and organised jointly with SOAS, University of London.

The meeting will be a forum in which to present research findings and air current thinking on any aspect of languages and linguistics in Southeast Asia. As SEALS is being held in Burma/Myanmar for the first time, we hope especially to focus on languages and linguistics in Burma/Myanmar.

Call for Abstracts:

Abstract Submission:

Abstract submission deadline: 15 Jan 2014
Notification of acceptance: 28 Feb 2014

You are invited to submit an abstract on any branch of linguistics in a Southeast Asian context, including but not limited to the following:

- Phonetics and phonology
- Grammatical system
- Genetic and areal relationships
- Historical and comparative studies
- Semantics, pragmatics and discourse analysis
- Sociolinguistics
- Psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, and linguistic cognition
- Language documentation, endangered languages and linguistic diversity

Abstracts of no more than 500 words plus examples and references should be submitted via the Easychair website (https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=seals24). If special fonts or characters are required, please use Unicode. (For Burmese this means Padauk or Myanmar3 fonts; you can convert from Zawgyi online). Conference slots will be 20 minutes for presentation plus 10 minutes for discussion.

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