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Wed 14 Jul 1993

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  1. Tom Givon, 1995 Conference: Functionalism
  2. Robert Knippen, Preliminary announcement of CLS 1994 meeting
  3. , SIGIR'94 Conference, Dublin, IRELAND, Call for papers

Message 1: 1995 Conference: Functionalism

Date: Fri, 02 Jul 1993 14:58:55 1995 Conference: Functionalism
From: Tom Givon <TGIVONOREGON.UOREGON.EDU>
Subject: 1995 Conference: Functionalism

 ANNOUNCING:

 CONFERENCE ON FUNCTIONAL APPROACHES TO GRAMMAR

 LSA Institute Summer 1995
 University of New Mexico
 Albuquerque, NM

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:
 C. Craig, T. Givon, R. Tomlin (Oregon);
 S. Thompson (Santa Barbara); P. Harder (Copenhagen)

DATES: M-Tu-W-Th-F, July 24-28, 1995

GOALS:
To get together active exponents of all branches of the functionally-
oriented linguists working on grammar, for presentation of research
work, exchange of ideas, and discussion on the goal, theory and methods
of the functional approach to grammar.

TOPICS:
 =Cognition, meaning and grammar
 =Discourse function and grammar
 =Grammar and face-to-face communication
 =Grammar and text processing
 =Function-guided field work and grammatical description
 =Functional perspectives on language acquisition
 =Diachronic syntax and grammaticalization
 =Grammatical typology and universals
 =Methodology and quantification in function-based work
 =Grammar and socio-cultural context
 =Functionalist meta-theory

INVITED SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Jan Nuyts (Antwerp)
Bernd Heine (Cologne)
Lise Menn (Colorado)
Ron Langacker (San Diego)
Matthew Dryer (Buffalo)
Christopher Buttler (York)
Sandy Thompson (Santa Barbara)
Anna Wierzbicka (Canberra)
Wally Chafe (Santa Barbara)
George Lakoff (Berkeley)
Barbara Fox (Colorado)
Marianne Mithun (Santa Barbara)
Suzanne Kemmer (San Diego)
Dan Slobin (Berkeley)
Phil Davis (Houston)
Lachlan McKenzie (Amsterdam)
Bob Dixon (Canberra)
Peter Harder (Copenhagen)
Machtelt Bolkestein (Amsterdam)
Morti Gernsbacher (Wisconsin)
Brian MacWhinney (Pittsburgh)
Bob van Valin (Buffalo)
Matt Shibatani (Kobe)
Mickey Noonan (Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
John Haiman (Macalester)

REGULAR PAPERS:

Everybody is encouraged to submit abstracts for
regular-session papers. Please direct abstract to:
 Russ Tomlin
 Linguistics Dept.
 University of Oregon
 Eugene, OR, 97403
 e-mail inquiries: <tomlinoregon.uoregon.edu>

SPECIAL EVENTS:

People are invited to organize special workshops, mini-symposia,
panel discussions or interest sections during the week of the
conference. Events already in planning are:
 (a) Functional Grammar Workshop (M. Bolkeshtein)
 (b) Functionalism and Methodology Session (Craig/Givon/Tomlin)
 (c) Role and Reference Grammar Workshop (R. van Valin)
 (d) [to be specified] (M. Shibatani)

SOCIAL CALENDAR:

=Welcoming party (Sunday before start)
=Business session (Thursday evening)
=Final party (Friday or Saturday)

POSSIBLE EXCURSIONS:

(preceding & following weekends)
 =Indian reservations
 =Santa Fe/Taos
 =County Fairs
 =Fiddlin' Contests

OTHER INQUIRIES CAN BE DIRECTED TO:
 T. Givon
 <tgivonoregon.uoregon.edu>
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Message 2: Preliminary announcement of CLS 1994 meeting

Date: Tue, 13 Jul 93 9:55:51 CDTPreliminary announcement of CLS 1994 meeting
From: Robert Knippen <rmk4midway.uchicago.edu>
Subject: Preliminary announcement of CLS 1994 meeting


 PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT:

 *****************************
 CHICAGO LINGUISTICS SOCIETY'S
 30TH ANNUAL MEETING
 April 14-16, 1994
 *****************************

 With a parasession on:
 Variation and Linguistic Theory

 (Watch this space for a Call For Papers)
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Message 3: SIGIR'94 Conference, Dublin, IRELAND, Call for papers

Date: Wed, 14 Jul 93 14:28:52 BSSIGIR'94 Conference, Dublin, IRELAND, Call for papers
From: <asmeatonca.dcu.ie>
Subject: SIGIR'94 Conference, Dublin, IRELAND, Call for papers


 C A L L F O R P A P E R S

 17th International Conference on Research and Development
 in Information Retrieval -- SIGIR'94

 Sponsored by Dublin City University in cooperation with
 ACM, BCS-IRSG, GI, AICA-GLIR, CEPIS-EIRSG and ICS

The SIGIR'94 conference will take place in Dublin. Ireland, from
3rd to 6th July, 1994. This conference is a forum for the exchange
of ideas and reporting of work done in areas related to information
retrieval and covers information retrieval theory, user interface
issues, multimedia, natural language processing, advanced techniques
implementations and system issues, networked information retrieval,
applications and many other areas.

Program co-chairs are Prof. Keith van Rijsbergen (Glasgow U.)
and Prof. W Bruce Croft (UMass). Contributions to the conference
can be in the form of papers, panels, tutorials or workshops. The
deadlines for submission are 6 January 1994 (papers) and 14
february 1994 (others).

For a copy of the full call for papers send e-mail to
sigir-cfpca.dcu.ie or contact the conference chair. Full details
on submission formats for papers, panels, tutorials or workshops
may be obtained by sending e-mail to sigir-formatca.dcu.ie
or contacting the general conference chair. To be added to the
mailing list send e-mail to sigir-infoca.dcu.ie.

Conference Chair

Dr Alan Smeaton Tel: +353 - 1 - 7045262
School of Computer Applications Fax: +353 - 1 - 7045442
Dublin City University, e-mail: asmeatonca.dcu.ie
Glasnevin, Dublin 9, IRELAND
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