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LINGUIST List 19.1699

Tue May 27 2008

Calls: General Linguistics/USA; Applied Linguistics/Romania

Editor for this issue: F. Okki Kurniawan <okkilinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Rocky Meade, SPCL 2009 Winter Conference San Francisco
        2.    Teodora Popescu, Conference on Linguistic and Intercultural Education

Message 1: SPCL 2009 Winter Conference San Francisco
Date: 25-May-2008
From: Rocky Meade <rocky.meadeuwimona.edu.jm>
Subject: SPCL 2009 Winter Conference San Francisco
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Full Title: SPCL 2009 Winter Conference San Francisco
Short Title: SPCL 2009

Date: 09-Jan-2009 - 10-Jan-2009
Location: San Francisco, California, USA
Contact Person: Rocky Meade
Meeting Email: rocky.meadeuwimona.edu.jm
Web Site: http://www.mona.uwi.edu/dllp/spcl/Conferences.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Creole

Call Deadline: 16-Jun-2008

Meeting Description:

The Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics will meet at the Hilton San
Francisco, California, January 9-10, 2009, in conjunction with the 83rd Annual
Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America.

Call for Papers

Abstracts on the phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, lexicon, social
aspects of language, history of the discipline, education or any pertinent issue
involving pidgin and creole languages or other contact languages are invited for
anonymous review by a five member panel. The abstract (including references
and/or examples, if needed) must be no more than 500 words. Include the title at
the top of the abstract, but do not include your name or affiliation. That
information should be submitted separately.

Submit your abstract through EasyChair by June 16, 2008.
Register with EasyChair http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=spcl2009
Click on ''I have no EasyChair account'' to create one, then proceed to New
Submission. Copy and paste your abstract and title in the given boxes. Be sure
to tick the box ''Abstract Only'', and then ''Submit Paper''. If you are unable
to access EasyChair, then additional submission information is available at the
conference website http://www.mona.uwi.edu/dllp/spcl/Conferences.html

If your abstract is accepted and you are not already a member of SPCL, in good
standing, you must become a member in order to present your paper at the
conference. You do not need to be a member to attend the conference without
presenting a paper, but you are encouraged apply for membership.
Message 2: Conference on Linguistic and Intercultural Education
Date: 25-May-2008
From: Teodora Popescu <teo_popescuhotmail.com>
Subject: Conference on Linguistic and Intercultural Education
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Full Title: Conference on Linguistic and Intercultural Education
Short Title: CLIE-2008

Date: 27-Nov-2008 - 29-Nov-2008
Location: Alba Iulia, Romania
Contact Person: Teodora Popescu
Meeting Email: teo_popescuhotmail.com
Web Site: http://www.uab.ro/sesiuni_2008/limbi_moderne/index.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Aug-2008

Meeting Description:

The Centre for Research and Innovation in Linguistic Education - CIEL, The
Department of Foreign Languages of the University of Alba Iulia and DialogForum:
Cross-cultural dialogue in a pragmatic and rhetorical perspective are organising
The 1st International Conference on Linguistic and Intercultural Education, Alba
Iulia 2008, 27 - 29 November, with the Special Theme: Multilingualism and
plurilingualism, Migrants' languages, Minority languages

Call for Papers

The conference is open to other linguistic and cross-cultural education -
related topics as well.

(i) Theoretical/methodological frameworks
Discourse Analysis, Rhetoric and Pragmatics
Second Language Acquisition
Semantics and Stylistics
Foreign Language Teaching and Teacher Education
Translating, Interpreting and Mediation
Business Communication
Educational Technology and Language Learning

(ii) Applied/Empirical approaches
Multilingualism and plurilingualism in Europe
European discourses on immigration, migrants and migrant cultures
Multilingual and multicultural literacy
Communication training in multicultural environments
Understanding cross-cultural and cross-European negotiation practices
Developing cross-cultural rhetorical skills
Intercultural communication and multicultural identities

Conference Chairs: Cornelia Ilie (University of Örebro) and Teodora Popescu
(University of Alba Iulia)

Languages of the symposium: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Submission of abstracts (maximum 300 words): August 1st, 2008
Please use the online registration form, available at:
Submission of 1st draft: August 15th, 2008
Feedback from the Conference Scientific Committee: September 15th, 2008 Payment
of the conference fee: October 1st, 2008
Submission of final paper to be included in the Conference Proceedings (CD-ROM
with own ISBN number): October 15th, 2008

Conference fee:
€€ 80 to be paid by October 1st, 2008
Participants from former communist countries or countries with severe currency
restrictions may benefit from a reduced conference fee of € 45.
The fee includes conference pack, CD proceedings, official dinner and all coffee

Further information about payment details, accommodation and word processing
requirements may be found on the conference website, at

Contact Information:
For further details please contact:
Teodora Popescu, Conference Chair, teo_popescuhotmail.com
Maria Muresan, Conference secretary, e_m_muresanyahoo.com
Gabriel Barbulet, Conference Proceedings editor, gabriel26mailyahoo.com
Valentin Todescu, German Language section, vtodescu2006yahoo.de
Rodica Chira, Romance Languages section, rogabchirayahoo.fr

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