LINGUIST List 9.372

Fri Mar 13 1998

Calls: Syllable, Linguistics

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  1. Ruben van de Vijver, syllable conference
  2. teresalw, Western Conference on Linguistics

Message 1: syllable conference

Date: Thu, 12 Mar 1998 12:57:47 +0100 (MET)
From: Ruben van de Vijver <>
Subject: syllable conference

Call for Papers

The syllable: Typology and Theory

A conference on the representation and the typology of the
syllable will be held in Tuebingen, Germany, from June the 30th till
July the 2nd 1998.

There will be 9 slots for papers. Travel expenses of speakers will be
partially reimbursed.
In addition to the 9 open slots there are seven invited speakers:
Stuart Davis (Indiana University)
Tracy Allan Hall (Zentrum fuer Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin)
Harry van der Hulst (HIL/Rijksuniversiteit Leiden)
Junko Ito (University of California at Santa Cruz)
John McCarthy (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
Armin Mester (University of California at Santa Cruz)
Marc van Oostendorp (HIL/ Rijksuniversiteit Leiden).

 Abstracts are invited which focus on the following topics:
 -- The status of the syllable in the phonological theory
 -- Phonotactics
 -- Syllable weight
 -- Interaction between the syllables and higher prosodic
 -- Diachronic studies

Papers will be 45 minutes plus 15 minutes for discussion.

Abstract submission.
Abstracts may not exceed 2 pages with at least a 1 inch margin on
all four sides and should use a font not smaller than 12 pt. Five anonymous
copies accompanied by a camera-ready original with author\180s name, address,
and affiliation should be sent to:

Syllable Conference
Seminar fur Sprachwissenschaft
Wilhelmstrasse 113
72074 Tuebingen

Deadline: 31st march1998

phone: +49-7071-77304, or +49-7071-77315
email:, or

Ruben van de Vijver
Universitaet Tuebingen
Seminar fuer Sprachwissenschaft
Wilhelmstrasse 113
72074 Tuebingen
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Message 2: Western Conference on Linguistics

Date: Thu, 12 Mar 1998 13:22:32 -0700 (MST)
From: teresalw <>
Subject: Western Conference on Linguistics

Teresa Wells
Research Assistant to
Dr. Elly van Gelderen
Arizona State University
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Western Conference on Linguistics

9-11 October, 1998
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

Deadline for Abstracts: 1 June 1998

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks in all areas of linguistic 
theory. Abstracts should be anonymous, and should be no longer than one 
page, with one inch margins, in typeface no smaller than 12 characters 
per inch. An additional page with examples and references may be 
included. Please provide 7 copies of the abstract. Authors should 
identify themselves on a separate 3x5" index card, and should include the 
title and author's address, affiliation, telephone number, and e-mail 
address. No e-mail or fax abstracts will be accepted. However, 
subsequent correspondence will be via e-mail.

Invited speaker: James McCloskey, University of California at Santa Cruz.

Abstracts should be sent to the following address:

Elly van Gelderen, Chair, Abstracts Committee
PO Box 870302
Department of English
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-0302
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