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LINGUIST List 25.144

Fri Jan 10 2014

Calls: Altaic, Uralic, Lang Documentation, Applied Ling, Lang Acquistion, General Ling/USA

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

Date: 09-Jan-2014
From: Amber Kent <akkentindiana.edu>
Subject: Conference of Central Asian Language and Linguistics
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Full Title: Conference of Central Asian Language and Linguistics
Short Title: ConCALL

Date: 16-May-2014 - 17-May-2014
Location: Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Contact Person: Amber Kent
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.iub.edu/~celcar/ConCALL2014/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Language Documentation; Morphology; Phonetics; Phonology; Pragmatics; Syntax

Language Family(ies): Altaic; Uralic

Call Deadline: 17-Jan-2014

Meeting Description:

This spring, the Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region (CeLCAR) will be hosting the first ever Conference of Central Asian Language and Linguistics (ConCALL) at Indiana University during the weekend of May 16 and 17, 2014. The conference theme is “Building a Bond: Strengthening the Central Asian Language Education Community.”

Keynote Speakers for the conference include:

Jaklin Kornfilt, Department of Linguistics, Syracuse University
Jorge Hankamer, Department of Linguistics, University of California, Santa Cruz
Chris Beckwith, Department of Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana University

There will also be a number of other ‘invited speakers’, selected among linguists working on Central Asian languages and linguistics.

Questions regarding the conference may be directed to Dr. Öner Özçelik (Director, CeLCAR) at oozcelikindiana.edu.

For more information, please visit our conference website at http://www.iub.edu/~celcar/ConCALL2014.

2nd Call for Papers:

Deadline extended until January 17, 2014

We are still accepting submissions for 20-minute paper presentations (with 10 minute post-presentation questions and discussion) on topics related to Central Asian languages and linguistics, including both the Altaic and Eastern Indo-European languages spoken in the region (among others), a diverse range of languages such as Azerbaijani, Dari, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Pashto, Persian, Tajiki, Tibetan, Turkish, Turkmen, Tuvan, Uyghur, Uzbek, and more! (Visit http://www.iub.edu/~celcar/ConCALL2014 to see a map).

Presenters will have the opportunity to submit to the published proceedings of the conference.

Submission can include, but are not limited to:

- Formal linguistics (phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics, as well as their interfaces)
- Acquisition (first and second language acquisition)
- Language education/pedagogy, as related to Central Asian languages

Submission should consist of an anonymous titled abstract of no more than 500 words (not including examples and references) in .pdf format sent as an email attachment to akkentindiana.edu by the deadline of Friday, January 17, 2014.

Questions regarding submissions may be directed to Amber Kennedy Kent at akkentindiana.edu.

Reminder of Important Dates:

Proposal submission deadline: Friday, January 17, 2014
Early registration deadline: Friday, April 11, 2014
Conference date: Friday and Saturday, May 16 and 17, 2014

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