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Thu Dec 10 1998

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  1. Anders Noklestad, Basic course in neurolinguistics
  2. Priscilla Rasmussen, ACL'99 Association for Computational Linguistics/Workshop Proposals

Message 1: Basic course in neurolinguistics

Date: Mon, 7 Dec 1998 17:06:02 +0000
From: Anders Noklestad <anders.noklestadilf.uio.no>
Subject: Basic course in neurolinguistics


 First Circular
 
 December 1998

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Oslo and the Nordic
Neurolinguistic Network are pleased to announce that a Nordic Research
Course, sponsored by the Nordic Academy for Advanced Study (NorFA):


 Basic course in neurolinguistics


will be held at Sanner Hotell, Granavollen 3-5, 2750 Gran, Norway, June
11-15, 1999.



The Course will consist of three components: 

(i) survey lectures by Dr. Susan Edwards (Department of Linguistic
Science, University of Reading), Dr. Heidi Hamilton (Department of
Linguistics, Georgetown University), Dr. Matti Laine (Department of
Psychology, Turku University), Professor Bruce Murdoch (Department of
Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Brisbane);

(ii) seminars with individual presentations by the students and
post-paper discussions; 

(iii) discussion sessions towards the end of a topic area, focusing on
the methodological and theoretical issues shared by the papers
presented. 



Criteria for student selection in addition to those defined by NorFA
(with regard to country of origin, etc.) are: 

(a) The participants should have a strong background in one or several
of the following disciplines or related areas: linguistics, psychology,
neurology, cognitive science, phonetics, logopaedics and/or special
education. 

(b) The topic of the course (neurolinguistics) should occupy a
significant position in the PhD or post-doctorate studies or study
plans of the participants. 

The number of student participants will be restricted to 20.


Pre-course Requirements in Addition to the General NorFA Requirements:

(a) The applicants should send, together with their application, a 3-5
page long abstract of their work (planned or ongoing) in the topic area
of the course. 

(b) A list of required pre-reading material will be sent to the
participants in advance of the course.


NorFA will cover the cost of tuition, board and lodging during the
course, and travel expences (cheapest mode of travel) for students from
the Nordic countries. For further details contact the responsible
organiser.


Application procedure: Send a free-form application to Inger Moen
(below) by March 1, 1999. Please enclose a brief CV and a 3-5 page long
abstract of your work (planned or ongoing) in the topic area of the
course. 


Those accepted will be notified by April 1.


Responsible organiser: Professor Inger Moen, Department of Linguistics,
University of Oslo, P.O.Box 1102, Blindern, N-0317 Oslo, Norway, Phone
+ 47 22 85 42 64, Fax + 47 22 85 69 19, E-mail inger.moenilf.uio.no. 


Web site: http://www.hf.uio.no/ilf/NeurolingCourse99
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Message 2: ACL'99 Association for Computational Linguistics/Workshop Proposals

Date: Wed, 9 Dec 98 15:45:04 EST
From: Priscilla Rasmussen <rasmussecs.rutgers.edu>
Subject: ACL'99 Association for Computational Linguistics/Workshop Proposals


 ACL'99
 Association for Computational Linguistics
 	***** Call for Workshop Proposals *****


the call for worskhops is at 

http://www.issco.unige.ch/staff/susan/acl/



Susan Armstrong | E-mail: Susan.Armstrongissco.unige.ch
ISSCO, University of Geneva | WWW: http://issco-www.unige.ch/
54 route des Acacias | Tel: +41/22/705 71 13
CH-1227 GENEVA (Switzerland) | Fax: +41/22/300 10 86






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