LINGUIST List 15.2555

Tue Sep 14 2004

FYI: UNILOG '05; LSA Lang in School Curriculum

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  1. COSTA LEITE Alexandre, UNILOG'05
  2. Ed Battistella, Language in the School Curriculum

Message 1: UNILOG'05

Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2004 15:42:45 +0200
From: COSTA LEITE Alexandre <>
Subject: UNILOG'05


Voici une annonce pour un grand congr�s de logique qui sera organis�
au printemps 2005 en Suisse. Il existe des possibilit�s d'obtenir des
bourses pour participer en ce congr�s � travers l'AUF (Agence
Universitaire de la Francophonie), mais il faut se dep�cher car la
limite pour d�poser les dossiers est le 15 septembre prochain. Vous
trouverez tous les details sur le site du congr�s.


1st World Congress and School on Universal Logic (UNILOG 2005) 

Montreux - Switzerland, School : March 26-30 ; 
Congress : March 31 - April 3, 2005

This event will focus on:

1) Techniques that can be used for a general theory of logics (Labelled
deductive systems, Kripke structures, Logical matrices, etc.);

2) Studies of classes of logics (Substructural logics, Non monotonic
logics, Paraconsistent logics, etc.)

3) Scope of validity and domain of application of fundamental theorems
of logic (Completeness, Deduction, Cut-elimination, etc.)

4) Philosophical considerations about the nature of logic and the
universality of some logical laws or axioms.

The school is intended for advanced students and young researchers.
There will be about 20 tutorials on many subjetcs: combination of
logics, multiple conclusion logic, combinatory logic, logics and games, 
abstract model theory, logic as language vs. logic as calculus, 
category theory for logics, etc.

Invited speakers of the congress will include A.Avron, D.Batens,
J.Corcoran, M.Dunn, D.Gabbay, R.Jansana, A.Koslow, Paiva,

Contributed papers for the congress can be submitted before October 30,

More information on the website:

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Message 2: Language in the School Curriculum

Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2004 13:12:17 -0400 (EDT)
From: Ed Battistella <>
Subject: Language in the School Curriculum

The Language in the School Curriculum Advisory Committee of the LSA is
trying to update and expand a compendium of effort by linguists
working with schools. 

If you are involved with projects involving language in the school
curriculum, we'd like to hear about them. Please send a brief (no
longer than 500 words) report of your project to Ed Battistella
( with the header LISC Compendium. Please include
your name, affiliation and contact information and a descriptive title
of your report.

It would be helpful to receive any updates by Oct. 1, 2004.

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