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Thu Jun 19 1997

Calls: Sinn & Bedeutung, Evolution of Lang

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Message 1: Call: SINN & BEDEUTUNG 1997

Date: Wed, 18 Jun 97 11:44:58 MET
From: sinn-97 <sinn-97rz.hu-berlin.de>
Subject: Call: SINN & BEDEUTUNG 1997

Call for papers:


SINN UND BEDEUTUNG 1997

2nd annual meeting of the
GESELLSCHAFT FUER SEMANTIK 
('Association for Semantics')


5.12. - 7.12. 1997
Humboldt University and 
Zentrum fuer Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft ('Center for General Linguistics') 
Berlin


INVITED SPEAKERS:
Angelika Kratzer (UMass, Amherst)
Frans Zwarts (Groningen)


This year, the second annual meeting of the GESELLSCHAFT FUER 
SEMANTIK ('Association for Semantics') will take place in Berlin. 
The conference, SINN UND BEDEUTUNG 1997, aims at being a forum 
for the discussion of semantic issues of various theoretical approaches. 
We would like the conference to take place in an informal and inspiring 
atmosphere which also allows for presenting work in progress.
More information about the GESELLSCHAFT FUER SEMANTIK 
is available at http://www.ims.uni-stuttgart.de/GfS. 

Abstracts are invited for thirty-minute papers plus 15 minutes 
discussion on any aspect of semantic theory. 
Conference languages will be German and English.
Please, submit two copies of your abstract, which should be 
3/4- to 1 page long. Submissions by email will also be accepted.

*DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS IS OCTOBER 1, 1997*

If more submissions arrive than we have space for, abstracts will be refereed.

The abstracts will be collected in a brochure which will be available 
at the conference. We hope that we can avoid registration fees.
In order to get a survey of the number of participants, we would like 
to ask you for early registration with the form below. Registered 
participants will get information about the conference - e.g., travelling, 
accommodation etc. - as soon as possible.


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Important dates:
01. 10. 1997 Deadline for submission of abstracts
end of Oct. Notification of speakers
beginning of Nov. Conference programme available
05. - 07. 12. 1997 SINN UND BEDEUTUNG 1997

Organization: Ewald Lang, Claudia Maienborn, Renate Musan, Heike Wiese


Contact: 
sinn-97rz.hu-berlin.de
(030)20196-768/-796/-721 

Sinn und Bedeutung 1997
Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin
Inst. fuer Dt. Sprache und Linguistik
Schuetzenstrasse 21
10117 Berlin
Germany

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Message 2: Evolution of Language Conference

Date: Tue, 17 Jun 1997 15:59:09 GMT
From: C. Arthur <C.J.Arthuruel.ac.uk>
Subject: Evolution of Language Conference

**********Apologies for any multiple postings**********

CALL FOR PAPERS

CONFERENCE: THE EVOLUTION OF LANGUAGE

LONDON APRIL 6-9 1998

ORGANISED BY: Professor Jean Aitchison (Oxford University), Professor
Jim Hurford (Department of Linguistics, University of Edinburgh) and
Dr. Chris Knight (Department of Sociology, University of East London).

This will be the second conference in a series concerned with the
evolutionary emergence of speech. From a wide range of disciplines, we
seek to attract researchers willing to integrate their perspectives
with those of modern Darwinism.

FOCUSED THEMES:
- From Proto-Language to Language
- Modelling Language Evolution

SPEAKERS WILL INCLUDE: Derek Bickerton (Hawaii), Paul Bloom (Arizona),
Luigi Cavalli- Sforza (Stanford), Robin Dunbar (Liverpool), Dean Falk
(New York), Philip Lieberman (Brown), Bjorn Lindblom (Stockholm), John
Maynard-Smith (Sussex), Frederick Newmeyer (Washington), Johanna
Nichols (Berkeley), Michael Studdert-Kennedy (Haskins Labs).


PLEASE SEND YOUR 500-WORD ABSTRACT (DEADLINE OCTOBER 1ST, 1997) TO:

Dr. Chris Knight, Department of Sociology, University of East London,
Longbridge Road, Dagenham, Essex RM8 2AS, UK,

OR BY EMAIL TO:

C.Knightuel.ac.uk
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