LINGUIST List 17.2951|
Mon Oct 09 2006
Calls: Semantics/Hong Kong; General Ling/USA
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8th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop
2007 Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics
Message 1: 8th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop
From: Luning Ji <csljicomp.polyu.edu.hk>
Subject: 8th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop
Full Title: 8th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop
Short Title: CLSW2007
Date: 21-May-2007 - 23-May-2007
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contact Person: Luning Ji
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://clsw08.comp.polyu.edu.hk/
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
Call Deadline: 29-Dec-2006
The Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop is initiated by Chin-chuan Cheng Academician from The Institute of Linguistics in Academia Sinica and Prof. Yu Shiwen from The Institute of Computational Linguistics of Peking University together from Year 2000. The previous conferences have been held in different Asia Pacific cities: Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei, Singapore and Xiamen. CLSW has become one of the most important meetings in Asia for scholars of Chinese Lexical Semantics and related fields, such as Theoretical Linguistics, Information Processing and Computational Lexicography. The aim of CLSW-08 is to bring together researchers interested in any aspect of Chinese lexical semantics.
8th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW-2007)
Call for Abstracts
Deadline: December 29, 2006
The 8th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (8th CLSW-2007) will be held on May 21-23, 2007 at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. The previous conferences have been held in different Asia Pacific cities: Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei, Singapore, Xiamen, and Hsin Chu. CLSW has become one of the most important meetings in Asia for scholars of Chinese Lexical Semantics and related fields, such as Theoretical Linguistics, Information Processing and Computational Lexicography.
The aim of the 8th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (8th CLSW-2007) is to bring together researchers interested in any aspect of Chinese lexical semantics. Topics of interest for the workshop include theoretical, computational or application related issues of lexical semantic research. Papers are invited in (but not limited to) the following areas:
- Lexical Semantics
- Formal Semantics
- Cognitive Semantics
- Lexical Semantics and Functional Syntax
- Lexical Semantics and Natural Language Processing
- Lexical Semantics and Construction Grammar
- Lexical Semantics and Psycholinguistics/Neuro-linguistics
- Lexical Semantics and Pragmatics & Discourse Analysis
- Lexicalization & Grammaticalization
- Construction of Lexical semantic web
Papers on any topic in Chinese Lexical Semantics and related fields are cordially welcome.
Abstract submission deadline: December 29, 2006
Notification of acceptance: February 9, 2007
Full paper submission deadline: April 6, 2007
Conference date: May 21-23, 2007
An author may submit at most one single author or first author abstract. In the case of joint authorship, one address should be designated for communication with CLSW-2007.
Abstracts should be as specific as possible, with statements of topic, approach/methodology, analysis and conclusion. Abstracts are limited to two A4 pages in 12-point font with 1'' margins. Data and examples must be given within the body of the text rather than at the end, though references may be included on a separate page, if necessary.
Authors must send two electronic files formatted as Adobe Acrobat PDF files. One should be anonymous; the other should include the name, affiliation and email address of the author(s).
Please send your files to clsw08comp.polyu.edu.hk
For more information, please visit the conference website:
Prof. Lu Qin
The CLSW-2007 Program Committee
Department of Computing
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Message 2: 2007 Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics
From: Maite Camblor-Portilla <camblormgeorgetown.edu>
Subject: 2007 Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics
Full Title: 2007 Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics
Short Title: GURT 2007
Date: 08-Mar-2007 - 11-Mar-2007
Location: Washington, DC, USA
Contact Person: Ronald Leow
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www8.georgetown.edu/college/gurt/2007
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Call Deadline: 10-Nov-2006
The Faculty of Languages and Linguistics at Georgetown University are pleased to announce that the 2007 Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT 2007) will focus on little words—items such as clitics, pronouns, determiners, conjunctions, discourse particles, auxiliary/light verbs, prepositions—including their phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, discourse function, historical development, variation, and acquisition (by children or adults). GURT 2007 will host plenary lectures, colloquia, individual papers, and poster presentations.
Jonathan D. Bobaljik (University of Connecticut): Comparative suppletion: 'Least' has More
Thomas Cravens (University of Wisconsin-Madison): Little words: Where they come from and where they go
Katherine Demuth (Brown University): Phonology-syntax interactions in acquisition
Kai von Fintel (MIT): 'If': The biggest little word
Claire Lefebvre (Université du Québec à Montréal): Saramaccan taa, a small word with several functions
Call for Papers:
We invite abstracts for presentations related to theory, history, acquisition, and usage pertinent to the topic of little words. A prize will be awarded to the best student paper proposal.
Presentation formats include:
- Colloquia: Scheduled for 2-hour blocks. Colloquium organizers may organize as they choose, but time should be allocated for opening and closing remarks, presentations, discussion and audience response. Organizers serve as the liaison between participants and the conference organizers. Organizers may choose to participate in the panel as a presenter or discussant.
- Individual papers: 20 minutes long with a 10-minute discussion period.
- Poster presentations: displayed for a 2-hour block of time; an opportunity to report on work in progress in one-on-one discussions.
Proposal deadline: November 10, 2006 (acceptance notification by December 20, 2006)
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