LINGUIST List 16.438

Sun Feb 13 2005

Calls: Cognitive Sci/Neuroling/Finland; General Ling/UK

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        1.    Frank Burchert, Science of Aphasia 6
        2.    Anna McNay, Oxford Linguistics Postgraduate Conference

Message 1: Science of Aphasia 6

Date: 11-Feb-2005
From: Frank Burchert <>
Subject: Science of Aphasia 6

Full Title: Science of Aphasia 6
Short Title: SoA 6

Date: 26-Aug-2005 - 30-Aug-2005
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Contact Person: Satu-Anniina Pakarinen
Meeting Email:
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Language
Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Apr-2005

Meeting Description:

The SoA conferences are intended to bring together established and junior
scientists working in the multidisciplinary field of neurolinguistics and
language neuroscience, both normal function and disorders.

In the year 2005, the 6th SoA conference focuses on recovery and treatment
of aphasia, from basic neuroscience to clinic. Contributed papers are
planned primarily in the form of poster sessions, starting with brief oral
presentations to present the highlights of each poster (3-5 min), and with
ample time for discussion.

Science of Aphasia VI invites submission of abstracts for poster
presentations on any neurolinguistic research topic.

Guidelines for submission :

- abstracts for poster presentation must be in English.
- abstracts should not exceed 1000 words and should contain information
about the research question, the design of the study, the results,
including the data and a discussion of the results
- all abstracts will be refereed by members of the scientific organizing
- the deadline for submission is April 15 and we will let you know before
May 15 whether your submission has been accepted
- format of posters should be portrait, ca. 118 x 84 cm

Further information can be found under

Message 2: Oxford Linguistics Postgraduate Conference

Date: 12-Feb-2005
From: Anna McNay <>
Subject: Oxford Linguistics Postgraduate Conference

Full Title: Oxford Linguistics Postgraduate Conference
Short Title: LingO

Date: 23-Sep-2005 - 24-Sep-2005
Location: Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Anna McNay
Meeting Email:
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 18-Apr-2005

Meeting Description:

Second Call for Abstracts

Deadline for abstracts: 18th April 2005
Notification of acceptance: 1st July 2005

We are pleased to announce that the first ever Oxford Linguistics
Postgraduate Conference - LingO - will take place at the University of
Oxford, Mansfield College, on 23rd-24th September 2005. The purpose of the
conference is to provide postgraduates with an opportunity to present their

Abstracts are invited from any linguistic subfield, especially the fields
of syntax, semantics, phonetics, phonology, morphology and computational

Please see the Presentation Guidelines on our website
( for further information and to
submit an abstract.

Authors are invited to submit abstracts for talks or poster presentations.
Talks will be allotted 30 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for
discussion. Speakers will also be invited to submit their papers or posters
for publication in our online conference proceedings.

When submitting, please:

*Indicate clearly whether you are applying to give a talk or a poster

*Send 2 copies of your abstract (one with your name and affiliation and one

* Name the files according to the following convention:
userdomain_named.doc and userdomain_anon.doc where userdomain is your
contact email address.

*The abstract must conform with the Word template provided on the website
( To use the Word template,
download and save the file to your desktop. To write the abstract, double
click the template which will open Word with a new document based on the

*If you use graphics, special formatting or symbols that may appear
differently when we open the files, please include ps or pdf versions
against which we can check the formatting. Instructions for making pdf
files using free utilities can be found on:

In Step 21, instead of -sPAPERSIZE=letter, use -sPAPERSIZE=a4 to produce a4
sized documents.

*Use a ZIP utility to package the files together and submit them using the
form on our website. Windows XP
(;en-us;306531), other
versions ( or, Linux
and OS X (using the Terminal application)

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