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LINGUIST List 20.4060

Sat Nov 28 2009

Calls: Applied Ling, General Ling, Computational Ling/Canada

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    David Heap, Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium on Language

Message 1: Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium on Language
Date: 25-Nov-2009
From: David Heap <djheapuwo.ca>
Subject: Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium on Language
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Full Title: Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium on Language
Short Title: WISSLR

Date: 26-Feb-2010 - 27-Feb-2010
Location: London, Ontario, Canada
Contact Person: Caelan Bowers
Meeting Email: wisslr.uwogmail.com
Web Site: http://www.uwo.ca/linguistics/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; General
Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 08-Jan-2010

Meeting Description:

The Graduate Program in Linguistics at the University of Western Ontario is
pleased to present the second annual Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium
on Language Research (WISSLR), to be held February 26-27, 2010.

Call for Papers

In keeping with the interdisciplinary nature of the Masters program at Western,
we are pleased to invite students of all levels to submit abstracts on original
research on language from a range of disciplinary approaches. Topics may come
from such areas as Applied Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Language
Acquisition, Psycholinguistics, Communication Disorders, Natural Language
Processing, Linguistic Anthropology, Linguistic Interfaces, Philosophy of
Language, and much more.

The symposium will be held at the University of Western Ontario, with the
possibility of streaming live to the Internet using Wimba technology. We also
welcome presentations from other locations via the same means (all software
downloadable for conference participants).

Each participant will have 15 minutes for their presentation, and 5 minutes for
questions and discussion. Students of all levels are encouraged to participate.
Works in progress are welcome.

Please submit an abstract of no more than 250 words (plus title) to
wisslr.uwogmail.com, by Friday January 8, 2010. Successful applicants will be
notified by Friday January 22, 2010. Please send your anonymous abstract as an
attachment, and include your name, academic affiliation, and whether you prefer
to present in person or via the Internet in the body of your email. Partial
travel assistance may be available for some participants coming to London for
this event. For additional information, please visit
http://www.uwo.ca/linguistics/ .

Theme: Interdisciplinary Language Research

Plenary Speaker: Dr. Ileana Paul, Canada Research Chair in Linguistics,
University of Western Ontario
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