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LINGUIST List 20.412

Mon Feb 09 2009

Calls: General Ling/Montenegro; General Ling,Lang Acquisition/USA

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Nikola Vuković, 2nd Annual Sigma Tau Delta Conference
        2.    Sunny Park, Purdue Linguistics Association Symposium 2009


Message 1: 2nd Annual Sigma Tau Delta Conference
Date: 09-Feb-2009
From: Nikola Vuković <std.montenegrogmail.com>
Subject: 2nd Annual Sigma Tau Delta Conference
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Full Title: 2nd Annual Sigma Tau Delta Conference
Short Title: SigmaTauDelta Conference

Date: 09-Apr-2009 - 09-Apr-2009
Location: Nikšić, Montenegro
Contact Person: Nikola Vuković
Meeting Email: std.montenegrogmail.com
Web Site: http://std-mne.webs.com/press.htm

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2009

Meeting Description:

Alpha Xi Chi, the Montenegro Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, is proud to announce
its Second International Conference, organized to meet the needs of advanced
undergraduate and graduate students, but welcomes contributions from academics
at all levels. The conference brings together scholars from all areas of
Humanities and Social Sciences for a time of intellectual debate, cultural
experiences, and networking.

Call for Papers

This year's conference theme is: "Reading the Past: Understanding the Future"

Submission of Abstracts:
We welcome the submissions of 200-500 word abstract on the topic of desire from
the following fields:
- Literary Studies
- Rhetoric and Composition
- Creative Writing (fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and drama)
- Linguistics
- Modern Languages
- Cultural Studies
- Gender Studies
- Critical Theory

Abstracts for twenty-minute presentations should be sent by email to
std.montenegro[at]gmail.com by March 15th, 2009. Abstracts should be sent as
attachments in Microsoft Office Word format (.doc). In the body of the email please
include your name, email address, and the title of your paper, as well as a brief
biographical statement.

Notice of acceptance will be sent by March 25th, 2009.
Message 2: Purdue Linguistics Association Symposium 2009
Date: 09-Feb-2009
From: Sunny Park <plasymposium2009gmail.com>
Subject: Purdue Linguistics Association Symposium 2009
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Full Title: Purdue Linguistics Association Symposium 2009

Date: 09-May-2009 - 09-May-2009
Location: West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Contact Person: Sunny Park
Meeting Email: PLAsymposium2009gmail.com
Web Site: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~pla2006/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 27-Feb-2009

Meeting Description:

Purdue Linguistics Association Symposium 2009
Saturday, May 9, 2009
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana

Second Call for Papers

Special Guest Speaker
Professor Tania Ionin of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be
giving a special talk entitled Second Language Acquisition of Articles.

Submission Deadline: Friday, February 27, 2009
Acceptance Notification: Friday, April 10, 2009

The PLA Symposium 2009 endeavors to provide graduate students from various
disciplines related to linguistics opportunities to interact with those both
inside and outside their respective disciplines. This year, we will have a
special panel on language acquisition as part of the Symposium. Accepted papers
will be considered for publication in the next issue of the PLA Working Papers.

Special Session: Language Acquisition
Is there universality in language acquisition? What is the role of the first
language in second language acquisition? What is the role of UG? How does
language acquisition research contribute to theoretical frameworks? The special
session aims to address some of these questions from theoretical, experimental,
and pedagogical viewpoints. We are especially interested in hearing papers on a
variety of linguistic subfields on the topic of language acquisition. The
special session will be followed by a general discussion.

General Session: We invite submissions for abstracts for 20-minute
presentations in any area related to linguistics, including, but not limited to:
Phonetics
Phonology
Syntax
Semantics
Sociolinguistics
Pragmatics
Psycholinguistics
Historical Linguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Second Language Writing
Speech and Hearing Sciences

Formatting Guidelines:
- 500 words maximum
- 2 pages maximum (second page may be used for tables, figures, and references)
PDF format
- place the title of your paper at the top of the document
- do NOT include your name, institution, or any identifying information on the
abstract

Submission Guidelines:
All graduate students and post-doctoral students are welcome to submit an
abstract. Please submit your anonymous abstract electronically at
http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/PLA2009 by 11:59pm EST on Friday, February
27, 2009.
Questions can be sent to PLAsymposium2009gmail.com.

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