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LINGUIST List 19.2415

Sun Aug 03 2008

Calls: Language Documentation/USA; General Linguistics/Japan

Editor for this issue: F. Okki Kurniawan <okkilinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Andrea Berez, Colloquium on Geography and GIS in Lang. Documentation
        2.    Azusa Yokogoshi, 6th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics

Message 1: Colloquium on Geography and GIS in Lang. Documentation
Date: 01-Aug-2008
From: Andrea Berez <aberezumail.ucsb.edu>
Subject: Colloquium on Geography and GIS in Lang. Documentation
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Full Title: Colloquium on Geography and GIS in Lang. Documentation

Date: 12-Mar-2009 - 14-Mar-2009
Location: Honolulu, HI, USA
Contact Person: Andrea Berez
Meeting Email: aberezumail.ucsb.edu

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

Call Deadline: 01-Sep-2008

Meeting Description:

Call for Papers for a themed session on all aspects of geography and geographic
information systems (GIS) in Language Documentation, to be submitted as part of
the 1st International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation at
the University of Hawai'i, March 12-14 2009.

2nd Call for Papers:

We are welcoming abstracts for a themed session on geography and the use of
geographic information systems (GIS) in language documentation and conservation.

Topics may include:
- the role of geographic knowledge in language maintenance programs
- the use of GIS technology in linguistic fieldwork
- the digitization and/or dissemination of legacy place-based linguistic data
- any other topic on the relationship between language documentation,
conservation, geography and/or GIS.

Presentation format:
Papers will be allowed 20 minutes with 10 minutes of question time.

Abstract submission:
Abstracts must be first submitted directly to the session organizer, Andrea
Berez, at aberezumail.ucsb.edu by September 1, 2008. Once the session has been
organized, accepted abstracts will be submitted to the main conference website.
Please note that the deadline for abstracts for this themed session is earlier
than the deadline for the main conference.

Maximum abstract length is 400 words. Please send your abstract as a pdf
attachment to aberezumail.ucsb.edu .

More information about the 1st International Conference on Language
Documentation and Conservation can be found at the conference website, at
http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/ICLDC09 .
Message 2: 6th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics
Date: 31-Jul-2008
From: Azusa Yokogoshi <yokogoshinitech.ac.jp>
Subject: 6th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics
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Full Title: 6th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics
Short Title: WAFL 6

Date: 22-May-2009 - 24-May-2009
Location: Nagoya, Japan
Contact Person: Hiroki Maezawa
Meeting Email: wafl6gcoe.lit.nagoya-u.ac.jp
Web Site: http://www.gcoe.lit.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~wafl6/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Altaic

Call Deadline: 31-Dec-2008

Meeting Description:

The Sixth Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL 6) will be held at
Nagoya University, Japan. Dates: 22 - 24 May, 2009. Along with a General
Session, there will be a Special Session on Aquisition in Altaic and talks by
invited speakers.

Call for Papers

General Session:
Abstracts are invited for 20-minute presentations on formal aspects of
any area of theoretical Altaic linguistics, including syntax,
phonology, morphology, and semantics.

Special Session: Aquisition in Altaic
Organized by Keiko Murasugi (Nanzan University)

Invited Speakers:
Beth Levin (Stanford University)
Mamoru Saito (Nanzan University)
John Whitman (Cornell University)

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

Abstracts should be no more than two pages, single-spaced, 12-font,
1-inch margins; examples should be part of the text. All abstracts
should be sent electronically to the conference e-mail address:
wafl6gcoe.lit.nagoya-u.ac.jp as attachments in pdf format or
Microsoft Office Word. Please note that the number of abstracts per
author is limited to one singly-authored and one co-authored abstract
per author.

The following information is also requested:
1. paper title
2. name(s) of author(s)
3. affiliation(s) of author(s)
4. email address to which the notification of acceptance should be mailed
5. contact phone and fax numbers for each author
6. address for each author

This information should be in a separate file or included as part of
the body of the e-mail message.
The deadline for receipt of abstracts is 31 December, 2008. Abstracts
will be reviewed anonymously. The notification of acceptance will be
sent around the end of January, 2009.
Contact: wafl6@gcoe.lit.nagoya-u.ac.jp

The proceedings of WAFL6 will be published by MITWPL.

If you encounter problems with the website please email
Website: http://www.gcoe.lit.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~wafl6/

WAFL6 Organizing Committee: (wafl6gcoe.lit.nagoya-u.ac.jp)
Hiroki Maezawa (Nagoya University)
Azusa Yokogoshi (Nagoya Institute of Technology)

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