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LINGUIST List 18.157

Tue Jan 16 2007

Calls: General Linguistics/USA; Semantics/Brazil

Editor for this issue: Ania Kubisz <anialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Rebecca Petrush, 16th French and Italian Graduate Student Colloquium
        2.    Ana Müller, TheSemantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas 4


Message 1: 16th French and Italian Graduate Student Colloquium
Date: 15-Jan-2007
From: Rebecca Petrush <rpetrushindiana.edu>
Subject: 16th French and Italian Graduate Student Colloquium



Full Title: 16th French and Italian Graduate Student Colloquium

Date: 13-Apr-2007 - 15-Apr-2007
Location: Bloomington, IN, USA
Contact Person: Aubri McVey-Leung
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.iub.edu/~frithome/GSOColl07/index.htm

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): French; Italian

Call Deadline: 29-Jan-2007

Meeting Description:

The colloquium seeks to bring together graduate students engaged in French and/or Italian studies in fields such as literature, applied and theoretical linguistics, literary theory, comparative literature, film studies, art, cultural studies, gender studies, etc. In this year’s colloquium, we will investigate the influence of lineage and decisions to maintain or break away from that heritage.

Please send your anonymous, 300-word abstracts (including title) in English, French, or Italian to the GSO Committee at aamcveyindiana.edu in Word, .pdf, or .rtf format by January 29, 2007. In your e-mail, include the title of your paper as well as your name, institution, and contact information. Confirmation of receipt will be sent out within two days. Notification of acceptance will be given by February 16, 2007.



Message 2: TheSemantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas 4
Date: 15-Jan-2007
From: Ana Müller <anamulerusp.br>
Subject: TheSemantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas 4



Full Title: The Semantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas 4
Short Title: SULA 4

Date: 24-May-2007 - 26-May-2007
Location: São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Contact Person: Ana Müller
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.fflch.usp.br/eventos/sula4

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2007

Meeting Description:

The goal of the conference is to bring together researchers working on
languages or dialects which do not have an established tradition of work in
formal semantics.

Last Call for Papers

Extended deadline: January 31st, 2007

May 24- 26, 2007

Universidade de São Paulo - USP
São Paulo, SP
Brazil

The Department of Linguistics at the University of São Paulo, is pleased to announce the fourth conference on the Semantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas. The goal of the conference is to bring together researchers working on languages or dialects which do not have an established tradition of work in formal semantics. We also invite submissions from those working on child languages (acquisition of semantics). We especially encourage abstract submissions from those whose work involves primary fieldwork or experimentation as well as analysis. We strongly encourage the participation of graduate students. The conference will be organized into panel discussions and a poster session. The paper length will be 30 minutes, plus 15 minutes for discussion.

Invited Speakers:

Bruna Franchetto (Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro) Kuikuro

Jürgen Bohnemeyer ( State University of New York, Buffalo) Yukatek Maya

Lisa Matthewson (University of British Columbia) Lillooet Salish

Andrés Salanova (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Mebengokre

Mutuá Mehinaku Kuikuro (Terceiro Grau Indígena, Brazil) Kuikuro

Angelika Kratzer (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) is an invited commentator as are all invited speakers.

Abstract Submission:

Electronic submission is strongly preferred. Send a two-page anonymous abstract as attached Word or (preferably) PDF file to anamulerusp.br (subject: ''SULA 4 submission''), and mention whether the submission is to be considered for paper and/or for poster. Font should be at least 12 point. Include title, author and contact information on a separate sheet. If using ground mail, send three copies of your abstract to:

Ana Müller / SULA 4
Departmento de Lingüística
Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
Avenida Prof. Luciano Gualberto 403
05508-900 São Paulo-SP, Brazil

Notification of Acceptance:
February 15, 2007

Scientific Committee:

Angelika Kratzer (UMass)
Lisa Matthewson (UBC)
Jürgen Bohnemeyer (UB-SUNY)
Andres Salanova (MIT)
Bruna Franchetto (Museu Nacional, UFRJ)

Organizers:

Ana Müller (USP)
Luciana Storto (USP)
Esmeralda V. Negrão (USP)
Roberta P. Oliveira (UFSC)

Address for Inquiries:

anamulerusp.br
Ana Müller
Departmento de Lingüística
Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
Avenida Prof. Luciano Gualberto 403
05508-900 São Paulo-SP, Brazil

Tel: (55) 11- 3091 4298 fax: (55) 11- 3031 6392



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