LINGUIST List 17.34|
Tue Jan 10 2006
Confs: General Ling/Slavic/Bloomington, Indiana, USA
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Slavic Linguistics Society
Message 1: Slavic Linguistics Society
From: laura janda <lajandaemail.unc.edu>
Subject: Slavic Linguistics Society
Slavic Linguistics Society
Short Title: SLS
Date: 08-Sep-2006 - 10-Sep-2006
Location: Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Contact: laura janda
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.unc.edu/~lajanda/sls2006.html
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup
The First Conference of The Slavic Linguistics Society
To be held September 8-10 in Bloomington, Indiana
Our keynote speakers are:
Oesten Dahl (Stockholm University)
Ronald Feldstein (Indiana University)
Barbara Partee (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
ADDRESS FOR ALL CORRESPONDENCE: sls2006unc.edu
The Slavic Linguistics Society
The conference site: Indiana University
Accommodations: Indiana Memorial Union
This conference will bring together all types of linguists who have a primary interest in phenomena found in the Slavic languages.
I am writing to invite everyone interested in the linguistics of Slavic languages to the conference of the Slavic Linguistics Society to be held September 8-10, 2006 on the campus of Indiana University. Full details about the conference are given below and can also be accessed at this website: http://www.unc.edu/~lajanda/sls2006.html.
Here are the answers to some Frequently Asked Questions about this conference:
*Are submissions from all theoretical frameworks welcome?
-- YES! We are eager to see functionalists and formalists engaging together at this conference, and we want to be as inclusive as possible.
*Are there any other restrictions on submissions?
-- We would prefer to see papers that deal directly and primarily with linguistic phenomena of the Slavic languages, but there are no other restrictions.
*Are submissions from scholars outside the US welcome?
-- YES indeed! We are eager to nurture dialog among our colleagues across all borders, both theoretical and geo-political.
Further questions may be addressed to the organizers at sls2006unc.edu.
We will look forward to receiving your submissions and to seeing you in Bloomington in September.
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS:
Please send your abstract to sls2006unc.edu on or before April 15, 2006. Your abstract should:
Be sent as an attachment
Be formatted as a MicrosoftWord document (.doc)
Contain no more than 500 words
Contain only Unicode fonts
Describe a 20-minute presentation
As appropriate, identify the framework, describe the methodology, give a sample of how data will be analyzed - in other words, please be as concrete and specific as possible in describing your proposed paper
Abstracts will be vetted and participants will be notified by early summer 2006.
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