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LINGUIST List 16.3616

Mon Dec 19 2005

Calls: Student Conference/Hungary;General Ling/Japan

Editor for this issue: Kevin Burrows <kevinlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Beáta Gyuris, 1st Central European Student Conference in Linguistics
        2.    Masao Ochi, The 4th Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics Conference

Message 1: 1st Central European Student Conference in Linguistics
Date: 17-Dec-2005
From: Beáta Gyuris <cesclnytud.hu>
Subject: 1st Central European Student Conference in Linguistics

Full Title: 1st Central European Student Conference in Linguistics
Short Title: CESCL

Date: 29-May-2006 - 31-May-2006
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Contact Person: Beáta Gyuris
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.nytud.hu/cescl

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2006

Meeting Description:

The aim of the conference is to provide doctoral students, primarily but not exclusively from Central European countries, the opportunity to present their work to an international audience and to receive informed feedback from senior researchers and fellow students.

The organizers invite undergraduate and doctoral students to submit abstracts for 30-minute oral presentations in English (an extra 10 minutes will be allotted for discussion) describing original, unpublished work, addressing topics from any of the following fields of lingusitics:

Language Technology
Historical Linguistics

We only accept submissions from students (those not having defended a PhD by 1st January). Submissions should be limited to a maximum of two abstracts by one person, one single authored and one co-authored.

Abstracts must be submitted electronically and preferably in PDF format (MS Word and RTF files will also be accepted). All-inclusive abstract length is 2 A4 pages with the following formatting requirements:

2,5 cm margins on top, bottom, left and right,
in 12 pt Times New Roman,
single line spacing, and
normal character spacing.

Abstracts must be anonymous, and must be accompanied by a plain text identification page stating:
the author's name
the author's affiliation
the name and email address of a professor who can supply information about the author's student status.

For more information about the conference, for the technical details
concerning submission, and for updates on possible means of
financial support we can offer for students from East European
countries (primarily those outside the EU) please visit our website at
http://www.nytud.hu/cescl. You may also contact the organizers at
the following address: cesclnytud.hu.

Program committee of CESCL:

Prof. Wolfgang U. Dressler (Vienna)
Prof. Gisbert Fanselow (Potsdam)
Prof. Hubert Haider (Salzburg)
Prof. Istvan Kenesei (Budapest/Szeged)
Prof. Ferenc Kiefer (Budapest)

Message 2: The 4th Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics Conference
Date: 16-Dec-2005
From: Masao Ochi <ochilang.osaka-u.ac.jp>
Subject: The 4th Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics Conference

Full Title: The 4th Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics Conference
Short Title: FAJL4

Date: 17-Aug-2006 - 19-Aug-2006
Location: Osaka, Japan
Contact Person: Masao Ochi
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www2005.lang.osaka-u.ac.jp/~fajl4/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Japanese

Call Deadline: 01-Mar-2006

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce that the 4th Formal Approaches to Japanese linguistics Conference (FAJL4) will be held on August 17-19, 2006 in Osaka, Japan.

The 4th Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics Conference (FAJL4)

August 17-19, 2006
Osaka, Japan
Sponsored by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

Invited Speakers:

Cedric Boeckx (Harvard University)
Junko Ito (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Armin Mester (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Junko Shimoyama (McGill University)

-Second Call for Papers-

Abstract Deadline: March 1, 2006
Submission Address: fajl4lang.osaka-u.ac.jp
Acceptance Notification: (by) early May, 2006
FAJL4 URL: http://www2005.lang.osaka-u.ac.jp/~fajl4/

We invite abstracts for 30 minute talks (20 minute presentation + 10 minutes for discussion) on any aspect of Japanese formal/theoretical linguistics. Papers comparing Japanese with other languages are equally welcome.

Abstracts must be anonymous, at most two pages long (including examples and references) on a letter-size sheet (8''1/2 by 11'') or an A4-size sheet, with one-inch margins and typed in at least 12-point font.

We only accept electronic submissions. Please send your abstract in a PDF format, with all fonts embedded. Document files (MS Word etc.) will not be accepted. Submissions are limited to 1 individual and 1 joint abstract per author.

Electronic submissions should have the abstract as an attachment and the subject header ''abstract'', and include all the author information listed below in the body of the e-mail. The file name of the attachment must be the same as the title of the abstract or a shortened version of it.

Author information:
1. name
2. title of abstract
3. area (syntax, semantics, phonology etc.)
4. affiliation(s)
5. mailing address
6. e-mail address

The proceedings of FAJL4 will be published by MIT Working Papers in Linguistics (MITWPL).

For further information, please go to our website.

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