LINGUIST List 6.1379

Mon Oct 9 1995

Calls: Lg processing, Ling and poetics

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  1. amlap conference, Final Call
  2. Maxim Stamenov, Conference on "Linguistics and Poetics"

Message 1: Final Call

Date: Mon, 09 Oct 1995 17:10:23 Final Call
From: amlap conference <>
Subject: Final Call


			 AMLaP-95 Conference

 Final Call for Paper/Poster Abstracts
			Call for Participation

			 1-2 DECEMBER 1995

			 Sponsored by:



Invited speakers:

 Colin Brown, Max Planck Institut fur Psycholinguistik
 Charles Clifton, Jr., University of Massachussets, Amherst
 Lyn Frazier, University of Massachussets, Amherst
 Don Mitchell, University of Exeter
 Mike Tanenhaus, University of Rochester

We are calling for submissions for the conference on Architectures and
Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP), which will be held in
Edinburgh, on Friday 1 December and Saturday 2 December, 1995. The aim
of this conference is to bring experimental and computational
psycholinguists together to discuss the architectures and mechanisms
of the human language processor, and their empirical consequences.
Submissions concerning experimental findings, formal and computational
models of psychological processes, and theoretical issues are

Deadline for submissions is 18 October 1995. E-mail submissions (in
plain text) are greatly preferred. Please send a 400 word abstract to, or if necessary, by post to Matt Crocker,
AMLAP, Centre for Cognitive Science, University of Edinburgh, 2
Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9LW, or by fax to +44 131 650 4587.
Summaries of data and references can be additional to the main
abstract. Please indicate if you would rather give a 30 minute talk
or a poster presentation, or either.

Abstracts will be considered by the programme committee: Gerry
Altmann, Holly Branigan, Chuck Clifton, Simon Garrod, Simon
Liversedge, Don Mitchell, and Matt Traxler. Notification of
acceptance will be sent by 31 October. It is our intention that
selected contributions will be published either in the special issue
of a journal or as an edited book.

Conference Chairs:
 Matt Crocker
 Martin Pickering



The conference will be held at the Carlton Highland Hotel in the
heart of Edinburgh. Registrations fees are shown below and include
attendance of the conference, lunch on both days, and a copy of all
abstracts being presented.

 | by 20 Nov | after 20 Nov
- ----------------------------------
Regular: | 67.50 | 80.00
Student: | 37.50 | 50.00

To register, please send your payment (as outlined below), and a cover
letter stating that you wish to register for the AMLaP-95 conference,
and include your full name, affiliation, address, phone, fax, and
e-mail. Students must also include proof of student status. This
should be sent to:

 Human Communication Research Centre
 2 Buccleuch Place
 Edinburgh, EH8 9LW
 United Kingdom


1. Cheques should be drawn on a British bank in pounds sterling, and
 made payable to "The University of Edinburgh".

2. Direct Transfers should be sent to:

 Edinburgh University Account - 00919680
 Bank of Scotland
 32a Chambers Street
 Sort Code 80-02-24

 Transfers must mention Amlap A/c 265GG00009

3 We are able to accept payment from a variety of credit cards (Visa,
 Mastercard, Switch, and Delta). Payments made by credit card will
 incur an additional charge of 2% of the total amount due. If you
 wish to pay by credit card please complete the following form, and
 send it to us by post (we need a real signature):


 Address to which the card is registered:

 Card type: (Visa, MC, Switch, Delta):

 Card number:

 Valid from: Expiry date:

 Amount due:
 Administration charge (2%):

 Total amount to be charged to card:




1 There is a very limited amount of accommodation available at the
 Edinburgh Staff Club, approximately 5 mins walk to the Carlton
 Highland Hotel. Prices were quoted to me as follows:

 Single - Mon - Thurs #41.00
 Fri - Sun #21.00

 Twin - Mon - Thurs #65.00
 Fri - Sun #36.00

 These must be booked by us, so e-mail <amlapcogsci> with your
 requirements. Rooms will be booked on a first-come first-served basis.

2 Accommodation is also available at the Carlton Highland Hotel, the
 conference venue. This is one of Edinburgh's top hotels, and we
 have arranged a special conference rate of #65 B&B single
 occupancy, per night. To book a room contact the hotel directly,
 and mention the AMLaP conference:

 The Carlton Highland Hotel
 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1
 Phone: +44 131 556 7277
 Fax: +44 131 556 2691

3 Finally, there are numerous B&Bs in Edinburgh, for those seeking less
 expensive accommodation. We can provide some suggestions upon
 request, but please check the Web page first for details if possible.

A further call for participation and announcement of the programme
will appear in a subsequent announcement. Also keep an eye on our
Web-page at the URL given below.

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Message 2: Conference on "Linguistics and Poetics"

Date: Mon, 09 Oct 1995 16:56:10 Conference on "Linguistics and Poetics"
Subject: Conference on "Linguistics and Poetics"

First Announcement and Call for Papers

International Symposium "Linguistics and Poetics"
 (in honor of Roman Jakobson)

May 24-26, 1996, Sofia, BULGARIA

Organizers: Academic Slavic Society, Sofia University, Institute for Bulgarian
Language at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Sponsored by: Open Society Foundation

Program Committee: Prof.Dr. Lili Lashkova, Prof.Dr. Dina Stanisheva, Prof.Dr.
Nikola Georgiev, Prof.Dr. Ruselina Nitzolova, Prof.Dr. Maxim Stamenov, Dr.
Iskra Likomanova, Jordanka Trifonova, Dr. Marieta Tzvetkova .

Objective: the aim of the symposium will be to discuss some of the most
seminal contributions of Roman Jakobson to the fields of linguistics and
poetics. They include (but are not limited to) an analysis of the relationships
between signirier/signified and structure/function in the comprehension and
production of different types of texts, the hierarchies of language functions
in written and oral texts of different type, the strategies for selection and
combination of language units in the text, the aspects of the poetics of
morphology and syntax, etc., in the context of the interdisciplinary
investigations of text production, comprehension, and interpretation at the
end of the XXth century.

 Preliminary list of invited speakers:

Catherine Rudin (USA)
Ricardo Picchio (Italy)
Rosanna Benacchio (Italy)
Alexander Bondarko (Russia)
Frantisek Danes (Czech Republic)
Boris Norman (Bialorussia)
Ludmila Uhlirova (Czech Republic)
Karl Gutschmidt (Germany)

Languages: all Slavic languages, English and German.

Deadline for submission of paper abstracts: February 29, 1996 .

Submission requirements: The abstracts (in hard copy only) of approx. 200 words
in four copies with the title and author's name and affiliation, should be
sent to the organizers at the postal address given below by the deadline of
February 29, 1996. The notification of acceptance will reach the authors of
accepted papers not later than March 15, 1996.

Fees: The regular conference fee is 20 USD. The fee is waived for the
participants from the countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

Accommodation: Hotel accommodation (single room) is available at 40 USD
(breakfast included); double room - 25 USD per person (breakfast included).


Postal address: Iskra Likomanova, Institute for Bulgarian Language,
Shipchenski Prohod 52, bl. 17, Sofia 1113, BULGARIA

E-mail: iskrabgearn.bitnet and maxstambgearn.bitnet;

Fax: 00359-2-463589 Sofia University, Prof. Lili Lashkova.
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