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LINGUIST List 20.455

Thu Feb 12 2009

Calls: Applied Ling/China;General Ling,Lang Documentation/USA

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

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        1.    John McKenny, UNNC Postgraduate Conference in Applied Linguistics
        2.    Daniel Wood, Himalayan Languages Symposium 15

Message 1: UNNC Postgraduate Conference in Applied Linguistics
Date: 12-Feb-2009
From: John McKenny <john.mckennynottingham.edu.cn>
Subject: UNNC Postgraduate Conference in Applied Linguistics
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Full Title: UNNC Postgraduate Conference in Applied Linguistics
Short Title: PALCO

Date: 26-Jun-2009 - 27-Jun-2009
Location: Ningbo, Zheijiang, China
Contact Person: John McKenny
Meeting Email: PALCOnottingham.edu.cn

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2009

Meeting Description:

The First University of Nottingham Ningbo, China (UNNC) Postgraduate Conference
in Applied Linguistics.

Call for Papers

Deadline: 31 March

UNNC will host its First Postgraduate Applied Linguistics Conference on the 26th
and 27th of June 2009. Organized by the Division of English Studies/Centre for
Research in Applied Linguistics, the conference aims at providing a platform for
postgraduate students to present their applied linguistics research work for
review and feedback from peers and experts in a friendly, supportive and
intellectually stimulating environment. With the participation of leading
Chinese and British academics, conference participants will also have the
opportunity to hear experts discuss their past and current projects.

Presentations, from postgraduate students who have not yet been awarded a Ph.D.,
can focus on any applied linguistic topic. Applications from MA students will
also be considered. Abstracts written in English of max 300 words (with
bibliographical references) for a 20-minute paper should be sent by 31 March
2009 to palconottingham.edu.cn. The preferred file formats are .doc and .PDF.

Authors of accepted abstracts will be notified by 15 April 2009.

Message 2: Himalayan Languages Symposium 15
Date: 11-Feb-2009
From: Daniel Wood <dwood3uoregon.edu>
Subject: Himalayan Languages Symposium 15
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Full Title: Himalayan Languages Symposium 15
Short Title: HLS15

Date: 30-Jul-2009 - 01-Aug-2009
Location: Eugene OR, USA
Contact Person: Gwen Hyslop
Meeting Email: hlsuoregon.edu
Web Site: http://www.uoregon.edu/~hls15

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics;
Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation

Call Deadline: 01-Mar-2009

Meeting Description:

The Himalayan Languages Symposium is an annually convening, open scholarly
forum for scholars of Himalayan languages. HLS serves as a podium for
contributions on any language of the greater Himalayan region, whether
Burushaski, Kusunda, a Tibeto-Burman language, an Indo-Aryan tongue or other
language. Linguists as well as specialists from related disciplines like
philology, history, anthropology, archaeology and prehistory are welcome to make
their contributions to the study of Himalayan languages and Himalayan language

Call for Papers

Announcing the 15th Himalayan Languages Symposium
July 31-August 1, 2009
University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon, USA

We invite abstracts for presentations on topics including, but not limited to:
- Descriptions of lesser-known languages
- Language change and variation
- Multilingualism and language contact
- Historical-comparative studies
- Typological studies
- Field reports
- Corpus-based analysis
- Language death and language preservation
- Language policy and language planning
- Ethnology and folklore
- Himalayan languages and new technologies

For more information on the HLS, see: http://www.iias.nl/hls/index.php?q=about
Go to the HLS15 website at www.uoregon.edu/~hls15

Submission Procedure:
Abstracts limited to 500 words should be submitted electronically as an.rtf,
.pdf or Word (.doc) file.

As the subject header of the message, please use your last name + HLS abstract.

Please include your name, affiliation, address and title of your paper in the
body of the message, as well as contact information: email, physical address,
phone, fax

Address for abstracts: hls15uoregon.edu

Abstract Deadline March 1st

Contact Information
Email: hls15uoregon.edu
Fax: 01-541-346-5961, attn. Himalayan Languages Symposium

Snail mail:
Himalayan Languages Symposium
Department of Linguistics
University of Oregon 1290
Eugene, OR 97403-1290

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