LINGUIST List 9.195

Mon Feb 9 1998

Calls: The Native Tongue, Bilingualism

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  1. Marina YAGUELLO, THE NATIVE TONGUE
  2. Li Wei, 2nd announcement ISB2

Message 1: THE NATIVE TONGUE

Date: Mon, 9 Feb 1998 17:35:09 +0100
From: Marina YAGUELLO <mayaparis7.jussieu.fr>
Subject: THE NATIVE TONGUE


 Call for Papers
 University of Paris 7-Denis Diderot

 	19-21 March 1999
		 International Conference
		The Native Tongue /La langue maternelle
 Deadline for receipt of abstracts: 30 May 1998

Invited speakers:

Henri Meschonnic, Regine Robin, Rachel Ertel, Stella Baruk, Charles
Melman, Morris Halle, Antoine Culioli, Claire Blanche-Benveniste

Abstracts are invited for 30-minute talks on any sociolinguistic,
psycholinguistic or psychoanalytic aspect of the relationship of
speakers to the mother tongue, whether in a multicultural-multilingual
setting or in a context of language substitution, language attrition,
language loss or language revival. The role of language in the structuring
of the self will also be considered. Papers may be presented in French or in 
English Authors are asked to send:

 * four (4) copies of an anonymous abstract
 * one additional camera-ready copy with the author's name and
affiliation (to be published in the hand-book if the paper is accepted
for presentation).

Abstracts should be no more than one page (A4 or letter size) in
length, with an additional page for references if necessary.

Please include one more page containing:

 * the title of the paper
 * the name and affiliation of the author(s),
 * the primary author's postal address, e-mail address, telephone
 number, and fax number.

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NEW: WE HAVE DECIDED TO ACCEPT ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS PROVIDED YOU USE
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Papers presented at the conference will be published in the form of a
special issue of a major French journal (negociations are underway)
and presentation implies consent to such publication.

All abstracts should be sent to: Marina Yaguello/Cyril Veken UFR
d'Etudes Anglophones, Universite Paris VII 10, rue Charles V 75004
Paris, France

Requests for information (e mail only) should be addressed to
mayaparis7.jussieu.fr <Marina Yaguello> or vekenparis7.jussieu.fr
<Cyril Veken>
OUR WEB SITE IS NOW OPEN AND WILL BE UPDATED REGULARLY
http://www.charlesV.cicrp.jussieu.fr/charlesV/colloc_chv/maternel.html

Schedule:


Submission of abstracts: 30 May 1998
Notification of acceptance: 30 September 1998
Final camera ready copy due: 1 February 1999
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Message 2: 2nd announcement ISB2

Date: Mon, 9 Feb 1998 09:42:46 GMT0BST
From: Li Wei <Li.Weinewcastle.ac.uk>
Subject: 2nd announcement ISB2

2ND INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON BILINGUALISM

14-17 April, 1999
University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Michael Clyne (Monash)
Francois Grosjean (Neuchatel)
Monica Heller (OISE, Toronto)
Carol Myers Scotton (South Carolina)

COLLOQUIA
1. Cross-linguistic studies of language acquisition (Marilyn M.
Vihman:m.vihmanbangor.ac.uk and Ginny Mueller Gathercole:
v.c.gathercolebangor.ac.uk) 2. Bilingual cognitive processing (David
Green: ucjtdgucl.ac.uk) 3. Input in bilingual acquisition (Annick de
Houwer: vhouweruia.ua.ac.be and Elizabeth Lanza:
Elizabeth.Lanzailf.uio.no) 4. Neurolinguistics and acquired
communication disorders in bilinguals (Franco Fabbro and Nick
Miller:nicholas.millerncl.ac.uk) 5. Sign bilingualism (Clare
Gallaway: gallawayfs1.ed.man.ac.uk) 6. Grammar and Codeswitching
(Jeanine Treffers-Daller: j-treffersdallerwpg.uwe.ac.uk, Ad Backus:
backusling.ucsd.edu and Jacomine Nortier:
jacomine.nortierlet.ruu.nl) 7. Sociolinguistics of bilingual
interaction (Ben Rampton: ben.ramptontvu.ac.uk, Mukul Saxena:
m.saxenaucrysj.ac.uk and Li Wei: li.weincl.ac.uk) 8. Trilingualism
and trilinguals (Charlotte Hoffman: c.hoffmanmod.lang.salford.ac.uk)

Round-Table
Bilingualism and communication disorders: implications for speech &
language therapy (Chair: Deirdre Martin: martinmedusrv1.bham.ac.uk)

INVITATION TO PARTICIPANTS
Submissions are invited for oral or poster presentations, on all
aspects of bilingualism. Papers which are based on empirical research
and which seek to forge new links between established fields (e.g.
linguistics, psychology, speech & language pathology, sociology, and
education) or to develop new sub-fields are particularly welcome.
Contributors to the colloquia and round-table should contact the
organisers informally as indicated above. All submissions will be
peer-reviewed, anonymously, and selected on the grounds of
originality, clarity, and significance of findings and conclusions.

SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS
Each submission should include:
1) a cover sheet containing (a) the author(s) name(s); (b) address
(including telephone number, e-mail and fax, if available); (c)
affiliation; (d) the title of the presentation; (e) the category of
the submission (oral presentation at parallel session or poster
presentation); and (f) equipment required for presentation; and 2)
Three copies of an abstract of no more than 500 words. Only
hard-copies are considered (No e-mails pleases).

Abstracts should be sent, by 31 August, 1998, to: Mrs Gillian Cavagan,
ISB organising committee, Department of Speech, University of
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK, Fax: +44 (0)191 222 6518, from whom
further details may also be obatined (E-mail:
gillian.cavagannewcastle.ac.uk).

Important dates:
31 January, 1998: 2nd announcement
30 August, 1998: Deadline for submission of abstract
31 October, 1998: Notice of acceptance
1 January, 1999: Closing date for registration

PREPARATIONS FOR PRESENTATION
Each oral presentation should not exceed 20 minutes. It will be
followed by 5 minutes discussion. While we cannot predict the size of
the audience in parallel sessions at this stage, you are asked to
prepare at least 50 copies of any materials you wish to hand out in
support of your presentation. Audio-visual materials will need to be
suitable for use in a large lecture theatre. OHP will be available in
all rooms. Other equipment can be arranged by advanced written
request. Video tapes should be in PAL system. We may ask some of the
presenters to submit a full written copy of their paper in advance for
sign language translation. Instructions on poster presentation will be
sent to you at a later date.
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