LINGUIST List 15.226

Thu Jan 22 2004

Calls: Applied Ling/USA; Computational Ling/France

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  1. National Foreign Language Resource Center, Cultural Diversity and Language Education Conference
  2. Paul Egre, ESSLLI'04 Student Session

Message 1: Cultural Diversity and Language Education Conference

Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2003 17:36:46 -1000 (HST)
From: National Foreign Language Resource Center <>
Subject: Cultural Diversity and Language Education Conference

The National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) and the Center
for Second Language Research (CSLR) are pleased to announce the Call
for Proposals for their upcoming conference . . .


		 Imin International Conference Center
		University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI
			 September 24-26, 2004

			 (deadline: March 31, 2004)

The conference will focus on theories, policies, and practices
associated with cultural and language diversity in educational
contexts and will provide a forum for examining a broad range of
issues concerned with the potential and challenges of education that
builds on diversity. The primary strands for exploring diversity in
language education at the conference are:

- Foreign/Heritage Language Education
- Bilingual/Immersion Education
- English Language Education
- Language Education Planning and Policy
- Literacy Education

Proposals for presentations related to theory, research, practice, and
policy in these strand areas are welcome and can be submitted online.


- Individual papers: 20 minutes for presentation; 10 minutes for
- Colloquia: 3 & 1/2 hours - first 3 colloquia papers (20 minutes for
presentation and 10 minutes for discussion each); 30-minute break;
final 3 colloquia papers (20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes
for discussion each)
- Workshops: 3 & 1/2 hours - 3 hour workshop with a 30-minute break in
the middle


To submit a proposal online, visit

The deadline for proposal submission is March 31, 2004.

Abstracts for all proposals are submitted for blind peer review.

Need more information? Visit our website at:

National Foreign Language Resource Center
University of Hawai'i
1859 East-West Road, #106
Honolulu HI 96822
voice: (808) 956-9424, fax: (808) 956-5983
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Message 2: ESSLLI'04 Student Session

Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2004 23:50:49 -0000
From: Paul Egre <>
Subject: ESSLLI'04 Student Session



 9-20 August, 2004 in Nancy, France

 Deadline: February 22, 2004

We are pleased to announce the Student Session of the 16th European
Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (ESSLLI-2004), which
will be held in Nancy from August 9-20, 2004. We invite submission of
papers for presentation at the ESSLLI-2004 Student Session and for
appearance in the proceedings.


This ninth ESSLLI Student Session will provide, like the previous
editions, an opportunity for ESSLLI participants who are students to
present their own work in progress and get feedback from senior
researchers and fellow-students. The ESSLLI Student Session encourages
submissions from students at any level, undergraduates (before
completion of the Master Thesis) as well as postgraduates (before
completion of the PhD degree). Papers co-authored by non-students will
not be accepted. Papers may be accepted for full presentation (30
minutes including 5 to 10 minutes of discussion) or for a poster
presentation. All the accepted papers will be published in the
ESSLLI-2004 Student Session proceedings, which will be made available
during the summer school.


The Student Session papers should describe original, unpublished work,
completed or in progress, that demonstrates insight, creativity, and
promise. No previously published papers should be submitted. We
welcome submissions with topics within the areas of Logic, Language
and Computation.


Student authors are invited to submit a full paper, not to exceed 7
pages of length exclusive of references. Note that the length of the
final version of the accepted papers will not be allowed to exceed 10

The submissions will be reviewed by the student session programme
committee and additional reviewers. A plain ASCII text version of the
identification page should be sent separately, using the following

 Title: title of the submission
 First author: firstname lastname
 Address: address of the first author
 Last author: firstname lastname
 Address: address of the last author
 Short summary: abstract (5 lines)
 Subject area (one or two of): Logic | Language | Computation

In case the paper is being submitted to another conference or
workshop, this must be clearly indicated on the identification page.

The preferred formats of submissions are PostScript, PDF, or plain
text, although other formats will also be accepted. In case of
acceptance, the final version of the paper will have to be submitted
in LaTeX format. The papers must use single column A4 size pages, 11pt
or 12pt fonts, and standard margins. Submissions not in accordance
with the specified formatting and length requirements may be subject
to rejection without review.

The paper and separate identification page must be sent electronically

by FEBRUARY 22, 2004.


Laura Alonso i Alemany (Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona)
Carlos Areces (LORIA, Nancy)
Jaume Baixeries (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona)
Willem Comradie (Rand Afrikaans University, South Africa)
Benoit Crabbe (LORIA, Nancy)
Paul Egre (IHPST, Universit´┐Ż Paris 1, IJN)
Judit Gervain (SISSA, Trieste)
Bart Geurts (University of Nijmegen, Nijmegen)
Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova (Universitat des Saarlandes, Saarbrucken)
Marco Kuhlmann (Universitat des Saarlandes, Saarbrucken)
Magdalena Ortiz de la Fuente (Universidad de las Americas, Puebla)
Benjamin Spector (Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle, Universite
Paris 7, ENS)


Deadline for submission of papers : February 22, 2004.
Authors notifications : April 19, 2004.
ESSLLI early registration : May 1, 2004.
Final papers for proceedings : May 15, 2004.
ESSLLI-2004 Student Session : August 9-20, 2004.


In order to present a paper at ESSLLI-2004 Student Session, at least
one student author of each accepted paper has to register as a
participant at ESSLLI-2004. The authors of accepted papers will be
eligible for reduced registration fees even after the deadline for
early registration. For all information concerning ESSLLI-2004, please
consult the ESSLLI-2004 main website at

For more information about the ESSLLI'04 student session, consult the
ESSLLI'04 student session website at:

If you have any further question about the student session, do not
hesitate to contact us:

Laura Alonso i Alemany 

Departament de Linguistica General 
Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585
Universitat de Barcelona 
Barcelona, SPAIN 

telephone number: +34 93 403 56 93 
fax number: +34 93 318 98 22 

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