LINGUIST List 17.623

Sat Feb 25 2006

Calls: Computational Ling/Italy;Phonology/Canada

Editor for this issue: Kevin Burrows <>

Directory         1.    Magadalena Putz, Multilingualism Across Europe: Findings, Needs, Best Practices
        2.    Mark Hale, 4th North American Phonology Conference

Message 1: Multilingualism Across Europe: Findings, Needs, Best Practices
Date: 23-Feb-2006
From: Magadalena Putz <>
Subject: Multilingualism Across Europe: Findings, Needs, Best Practices

Full Title: Multilingualism Across Europe: Findings, Needs, Best Practices

Date: 24-Aug-2006 - 26-Aug-2006 Location: Bolzano, Italy, Italy Contact Person: Magdalena Putz Meeting Email: Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 28-Feb-2006

Meeting Description:

Multilingualism across Europe: findings, needs, best practices

This is the second call for submissions to the conference on ''Mulitlingualism across Europe'' organized by the Institute for Specialised Communication and Multilingualism at the European Academy Bozen/Bolzano (Eurac) of Bolzano from 24th to 26th of August 2006.

Keynote Speakers at the conference will be:

- Prof. Konrad Ehlich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) - Prof. Rita Franceschini (Free University of Bozen/Bolzano) - Prof. Christer Laurén (Vasa Universitet) - Prof. Oskar Putzer (Leopold-Franzens Universität Innsbruck)

We welcome submissions in the following areas:

1. Language learning and motivation (key words: attitudes, believes, representations, innovative methods of language learning/teaching, BLL, CLIL?) 2. Status and prestige (key words: status versus prestige of languages, language and law, parallel drafting, minority languages?) 3. Language learning and new technologies (key words: CALL, teaching and learning with new methods, electronic dictionaries, internet resources?) 4. Promotion and sensitisation of language awareness (key words: good practice, introduction of language projects) 5. Language Evolution: anthropological and social approaches (key words: brain, language evolution, indoeuropean therories, memes, co-evolution, language and ethnicity)
Message 2: 4th North American Phonology Conference
Date: 20-Feb-2006
From: Mark Hale <>
Subject: 4th North American Phonology Conference

Full Title: Fourth North American Phonology Conference Short Title: NAPhC4

Date: 12-May-2006 - 14-May-2006 Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada Contact Person: Mark Hale Meeting Email:

Deadline for receipt of abstracts is March 15, 2006. Registration information will be provided after the announcement of the program on April 1, 2006.

Preferred formats in decreasing order are pdf, ps, plain text, WORD (Mac or Windows), WordPerfect (Mac or Windows). Word and Wordperfect users should use no other phonetics fonts than SIL Doulos (available at ). If you make a ps file under Windows or Mac, please verify its integrity before sending it.

Further information will be available at

Organizers Mark Hale & Charles Reiss