LINGUIST List 6.1352

Wed Oct 4 1995

Calls: Theoretical and descriptive ling, Sign lg (TILSR 1996)

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  1. Greg Stump, Call for papers
  2. Chris Miller, TILSR 1996 call for papers (Correction)

Message 1: Call for papers

Date: Fri, 29 Sep 1995 10:54:56 Call for papers
From: Greg Stump <>
Subject: Call for papers


The 49th annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference will be held on
April 18-20, 1996, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington; as in the
past, the conference will include sessions devoted to theoretical and
descriptive linguistics. If you wish to present a paper in one of these
sessions, send two copies of a one-page abstract to Greg Stump at either
of the following addresses:

Department of English
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0027

Please include the following information with your abstract:

e-mail address:
Daytime phone number:
Length of paper (20 minutes or 45 minutes):

The deadline for submission of abstracts is November 15, 1995; authors
will be notified about the acceptance/rejection of their paper in late

The conference program and information about registration and hotel
accommodations will be mailed to conference participants in early 1996.
If you are not submitting an abstract but wish to receive this
information, please contact Greg Stump at either of the addresses given

To receive advance information about the conference, subscribe to the
KFLC list by sending the one-line message (substituting your name for
<your name>)

 sub KFLC-L <your name>

to the following address:
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Message 2: TILSR 1996 call for papers (Correction)

Date: Thu, 28 Sep 1995 17:59:11 TILSR 1996 call for papers (Correction)
From: Chris Miller <>
Subject: TILSR 1996 call for papers (Correction)

Call for papers/Appel de communications



Universite du Quebec a Montreal
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
18-22 June/juin, 1996

Sponsored by/Parraine par :
Universite du Quebec a Montreal, McGill University

(Version francaise plus bas)

Abstracts are invited for the Fifth International Conference on
Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research to be held in Montreal
June 18-22, 1996. The conference is co-sponsored by McGill
University and Universite du Quebec a Montreal (UQAM); all meetings
will take place at UQAM. Submissions are invited on any aspect of
research and theory about sign language including, for example,
linguistic structure, language acquisition, bilingualism,
psycholinguistic and neuropsychological processing, gesture/sign
relations, language evolution and contact, the social context of sign,
and research methodology (including transcription and coding
systems, and computer-based data management and networking).
Presentations may be made in any of the four official languages of
the conference: ASL, LSQ, French and English. Abstracts may be
submitted in French or English.

Presentation modes will be research symposia, plenary session papers,
posters, and
special interest workshops. (Preference will be given to symposia
and poster submissions.)

Research symposia will be 2 hours and consist of 3 or 4 research papers on
a given topic followed by a discussion paper and general discussion.
Organizers of symposia should submit a 150-word abstract summarizing the
topic and goals of the symposium along with a 250-word abstract for each
research paper.

Plenary session papers will be 20 minutes with 10 minutes for discussion
and poster sessions will be 2 hours. Paper and poster authors should
submit a 250-word abstract.

Workshop sessions will be 90 minutes and geared toward a special interest
topic. Workshop organizers should submit a 250-word abstract stating the
workshop topic, goals, intended audience, and method (e.g., discussion,
hands-on, etc.).

Submissions will be accepted by mail or e-mail (e-mail submissions
are encouraged; no fax submissions will be accepted). Because
submissions will be considered anonymously, each submission must
begin with author and address information separate from the abstract.

If submitting by email, please adhere to the following format:

Title of presentation:
Author(s) and affiliation(s):
Postal address:
Telephone and fax number(s):
E-mail address:
(3 blank lines)

Title of presentation:
Research area:
Presentation mode: (symposium, plenary session paper, poster or workshop)

If submitting by regular mail, please include the first block
(title/author/address information) on a separate cover sheet and the second
block (title, research area and presentation mode) on the abstract sheet
itself. For each submission, mail 5 copies of title and abstract and 1 copy
of the cover sheet to:

McGill University
1226 Pine Avenue West
Montreal, Quebec

Send all e-mail submissions to:

Mailed submissions must be postmarked by November 15, 1995
E-mail submissions must be received by December 1, 1995


On sollicite des resumes pour le Cinquieme Congres International sur les
Questions Theoriques en Recherche sur les Langues Signees, qui aura lieu a
Montreal les 18-22 juin, 1996. Le congres est parraine conjointement par
l'Universite McGill et l'Universite du Quebec a Montreal (UQAM); toutes les
rencontres se derouleront a l'UQAM. On invite des soumissions sur tout
aspect de la recherche et de la theorie concernant les langues signees
dont, par exemple, la structure linguistique; l'acquisition du langage; le
bilinguisme; le traitement psycholinguistique et neuropsychologique; les
liens entre les gestes et les signes; le changement linguistique et contact
entre langues; le contexte social des langues signees; et la methodologie
de la recherche (dont les systemes de transcription et d'encodage ainsi que
la gestion informatisee des donnees et la mise en reseau des ressources

Les communications peuvent etre presentees dans l'une des quatre langues
du congres : ASL, LSQ, francais et anglais. Les resumes seront acceptes en
francais ou en anglais.

Les modes de presentation comprendront des symposiums de recherche; des
communications orales/signees; des affiches et des ateliers sur des themes

Les symposiums de recherche se derouleront dans des seances de deux heures
: chaque seance comportera trois ou quatre communications sur des
recherches sur un theme donne suivies d'un resume des communications et
d'une discussion generale. Les organisateurs de symposiums devront
soumettre un resume de 150 mots qui porte sur le theme et les objectifs du
symposium ainsi qu'un resume de 250 mots pour chaque communication de

Chaque communication dans les seances plenieres durera 20 minutes et sera
suivie d'une periode de 10 minutes pour discussion. Les seances d'affiches
auront une duree de deux heures. Les auteurs de communications et
d'affiches devront soumettre un resume de 250 mots.

Les ateliers auront lieu dans des seances de 90 minutes et seront consacres
a un theme d'interet particulier. Les organisateurs d'un atelier sont pries
de soumettre un resume de 150 mots qui porte sur le theme et les objectifs
de l'atelier ainsi que le public vise et le mode de presentation (e.g.,
discussion, participation pratique etc.).

Les soumissions seront acceptees par voie de courrier ou courrier
electronique (nous encourageons la soumission par courrier electronique;
les soumissions par fax ne seront pas acceptees).

Les soumissions seront evaluees de facon anonyme, les informations sur les
auteur(e)s et leur adresse devront donc etre inscrites separement du

Si vous envoyez votre resume par courrier electronique, priere de suivre ce
format :

Titre de la communication :
Auteur(e)(s) et affiliation(s) :
Addresse postale :
Telephone et fax :
Adresse de courrier electronique :
(3 lignes blanches)

Titre de la communication :
Domaine de recherche :
Mode de presentation : (symposium, communication en session pleniere,
affiche ou atelier)
Resume :

Si vous soumettez votre resume par la poste, priere d'inscrire le premier
bloc d'informations (titre/auteur(e)(s)/adresse(s)) sur une feuille
d'informations supplementaires; inscrire le second bloc (titre, domaine de
recherche et mode de presentation) sur la feuille du resume. Pour chaque
soumission, envoyer 5 exemplaires du resume et un exemplaire de la feuille
d'informations supplementaires a :

Universite McGill
1226 ouest, Avenue des Pins
Montreal (Quebec)

Envoyer les soumissions par courrier electronique a :

Les soumissions envoyees par la poste doivent porter un cachet avant ou en
date du 15 novembre, 1995
Les soumissions par courrier electronique doivent nous parvenir au plus
tard le 1 decembre, 1995


Denis Bouchard, UQAM
Charlene Chamberlain, McGill
Colette Dubuisson, UQAM
James MacDougall, McGill
Rachel Mayberry, McGill
Chris Miller, UQAM
Jill Morford, McGill
Astrid Vercaingne-Menard, UQAM
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