LINGUIST List 17.2887

Wed Oct 04 2006

Calls: Cognitive Science, Phonology/USA; General Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Dan Parker <danlinguistlist.org>


Directory         1.    Eric Raimy, Precedence Relationships in Phonological Grammar
        2.    Patricia Donaher, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association


Message 1: Precedence Relationships in Phonological Grammar
Date: 02-Oct-2006
From: Eric Raimy <raimywisc.edu>
Subject: Precedence Relationships in Phonological Grammar


Full Title: Precedence Relationships in Phonological Grammar

Date: 25-Jan-2007 - 26-Jan-2007 Location: New York, New York, USA Contact Person: Chuck Cairns Meeting Email: ccairnscunyphonologyforum.net no later than midnight, November 10, 2006. The subject line should be ''precedence conference.'' Authors should include title of the paper, name of the author(s) and affiliation in the body of the email.

Important Dates and Information:

November 10, 2006 deadline for submission of abstracts December 1, 2006 notification of acceptance January 25/26 Precedence relationships in phonological grammar conference

Location:

Graduate Center, City University of New York, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City, New York 10016-4309.

Registration and Updated Information:

Check this website for registration and updates: http://www.cunyphonologyforum.net/.

Organizers: Chuck Cairns, CUNY, and Eric Raimy University of Wisconsin
Message 2: Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
Date: 02-Oct-2006
From: Patricia Donaher <donahermissouriwestern.edu>
Subject: Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association



Full Title: Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Short Title: PCA/ACA

Date: 04-Apr-2007 - 07-Apr-2007 Location: Boston, MA, USA Contact Person: Patricia Donaher Meeting Email: donahermissouriwestern.edu

For further information about the conference, please visit the PCA/ACA website at http://www.popularculture.org. Topics in preceding years included the following: - language in the television series Firefly; - linguistic alternations in the lyrics of Hank Williams, Sr.; - language attitudes in female pop vocals; - use of English and French in point of purchase advertising; - ''with'' constructions in the Minnesota English dialect; - language attitudes in the New South; - the dynamics of verbal aggression; - male bonding through language; - dumb blonde jokes; - the language of the French rap group IAM; - language attitudes in cartoons; - effects of instant messaging on student writing; - language on The Jerry Springer Show; - the language of technological crises; - a linguistic analysis of the Kerry and Bush acceptance speeches; - translation and diplomacy during the American Revolution; - the language of financial statements.