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LINGUIST List 20.7

Mon Jan 05 2009

Calls: Applied Ling/South Korea; Socioling,Syntax/Hungary

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

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        1.    Inseok Kim, E-language Learning and Testing in a Globalized Era
        2.    Marianne Bakro-Nagy, New Trends in Uralistics

Message 1: E-language Learning and Testing in a Globalized Era
Date: 01-Jan-2009
From: Inseok Kim <timmykimhanafos.com>
Subject: E-language Learning and Testing in a Globalized Era
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Full Title: E-language Learning and Testing in a Globalized Era

Date: 24-Oct-2009 - 25-Oct-2009
Location: Seoul, Korea, South
Contact Person: Inseok Kim
Meeting Email: timmykimhanafos.com
Web Site: http://www.eflcall.com/apamall2009.html

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Language
Acquisition; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 28-Feb-2009

Meeting Description:

The 7th International Conference on Multimedia-Assisted Language Education of
APAMALL and The 12th International Conference on Multimedia-Assisted Language
Education of KAMALL

The 7th International Conference on Multimedia-Assisted Language Education of
APAMALL (http://www.eflcall.com/apamall2009.html)

The 12th International Conference on Multimedia-Assisted Language Education of

On behalf of APAMALL and KAMALL we are pleased to announce that the 7th
international conference will be held on October 24-25, 2009. The conference
will take place at Dongduk Women's University in Seoul.
The conference theme is "E-language learning and testing in a globalized era."
Several keynote speakers will be invited to deliver a speech on their recent
research. Other areas of research on multimedia and foreign language teaching
and learning will also be presented.

We cordially welcome your participation at our international conference. We are
certain that this conference will offer you an informative as well as
enlightening experience.

We look forward to seeing you at the conference in Seoul next year. Thank you.

Yuangshan Chuang, President Emeritus of APAMALL
Professor, The Department of Applied English
I-Shou University
Kaohsiung County, Taiwan

In-Seok Kim, President
Professor, The Department of English Language
Dongduk Women's University
Seoul, Korea

Inn-Chull Choi, President of KAMALL
Professor, Department of English Education
Korea University
Seoul, Korea
Conference Chair
Professor Ho Lee (Chungang University)

Co-Sponsors: KAMALL and ROCMELIA

Conference Theme:
E-language learning and testing in a glocalized era

Conference Dates and Venue:
October 24-25 (Saturday, and Sunday), 2009
Dongduk Women's University, Seoul, Korea
Seoul City Travelling and E-language learning Expo(Tentative): October 25, 2009.

Important Dates:
Abstract Submission Deadline: Feb. 28, 2009
Acceptance Notification: March 31, 2009
Final Paper Due for Proceedings: August 15, 2009
Early Registration Deadline: September 1, 2008

Conference Formats:
1. Keynote Speeches will be announced later.
2. Paper Presentation
3. Hypermedia Workshops
4. Courseware Presentation

Finished or near-finished papers and courseware which address well-founded
theories and creative practices are especially encouraged. Thirty suggested
topics of interest concerning language education which may relate to technology are
listed below for your reference:

1. Language Proficiency Test on the Web
2. Virtual Community Language Instruction
3. Collaborative Learning
4. Communicative Instruction
5. Corpus Linguistics and Language Instruction
6. Courseware Design
7. Courseware Evaluation Models
8. Culture and Language Instruction
9. Educational Simulation and Gaming
10. Expert Systems and Language Instruction
11. Global Education
12. Hypermedia and Language Instruction
13. Intelligent Language Instruction
14. Intelligent Tutoring Systems
15. Interactive Language Instruction
16. Language Instruction Modeling
17. Language Instruction Strategies
18. Learning Motivation and Language Instruction
19. Linguistics and Hypermedia
20. Linguistics and Multimedia
21. Linguistics and Language Instruction
22. Literature and Hypermedia
23. Literature and Multimedia
24. Literature and Language Instruction
25. Multimedia and Distance Language Instruction
26. Multimedia Language Instruction
27. Networked Resources and Language Instruction
28. Society and Language Instruction
29. Authoring Systems
30. Artificial Intelligence and Language Instruction

Correspondence Information
For further information, please contact us at the KAMALL website
Email: holeecau.ac.kr
WWW: http://www.kamall.org.kr

APAMALL stands for "The Asia-Pacific Association of Multimedia Assisted Language
Learning," whose members consist of professors, teachers, and students from
mostly Asian countries. This organization consists of two national
organizations: KAMALL(Korea Association of Multimedia-assisted Language
Learning) and ROCMELIA (Republic of China Multimedia English Learning).

Please pass along this notification to your colleagues and friends.

Call for Papers

Step 1: The submission of one page abstract (no more than 300 words)
Each paper should include a title, the author's name, affiliation, and email
address, and a 300-word abstract. The abstract should be submitted for
consideration by August 20, 2008. The acceptance notification will be sent out
by August 31, 2008.

Step 2: The submission of the Proceedings Material
All Proceedings material should include a title, the author's name, affiliation,
and email address, a 300-word abstract, key words, the main text and references.
Submitted proceedings material should comprise not more than 13 pages and
must be written in English or Chinese. Chinese papers should include an English
title and abstract. The text should be single-spaced on an 8.5" x 11" format.
The letter font and size should be 12-point Times New Roman. The paper
should be written in MS-Word format. Accepted papers will be published in the
proceedings, with the understanding that the author(s) should register.

Please complete the following form and email it together with your
paper, including your abstract to:


Title of presentation:
Name of Principal Presenter:
Affiliation and Position:
Equipment needed for presentation:
Language(s) used in presentation: Primary: Secondary:
Fax Number:
Email Address:
Mailing Address:
Phone Number: Office:____________ Home:____________ Mobile:_____________
One-page abstract enclosed: Yes: ____ No: ____
Paper enclosed: Yes: ____ No: ____
Message 2: New Trends in Uralistics
Date: 31-Dec-2008
From: Marianne Bakro-Nagy <bakronytud.hu>
Subject: New Trends in Uralistics
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Full Title: New Trends in Uralistics
Short Title: NEWUR

Date: 03-Sep-2009 - 05-Sep-2009
Location: Szeged, Hungary
Contact Person: Marianne Bakro-Nagy
Meeting Email: bakronytud.hu

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics; Syntax; Typology

Language Family(ies): Uralic

Call Deadline: 28-Feb-2009

Meeting Description:

The Department of Finno-Ugristics of the University of Szeged is pleased to
announce the New trends in Uralistics: typology, syntax, sociolinguistics
conference, to be held from 3 to 5 September, 2009 at the Department of
Finno-Ugristics in Szeged. The objective of the conference is to bring together
linguists who are engaged in research on the typological, syntactic or
sociolinguistic study of the Uralic languages, to exchange ideas across
approaches, theories, methodologies. The conference is intended to bridge the
gap between theoretical, typological, sociolinguistic approaches in general and
Uralic studies, and help to initiate new research projects or collaborations.

Call for Papers

We therefore invite papers both on theoretical and on empirical aspects from a
language-specific or cross-linguistic perspective. Contributions are expected to
be based either on new data, or new approaches to analysis. We especially
encourage submissions on minor, less well studied Uralic languages and dialects.

Papers are invited on, but not limited to, the following topics:
phonological typology
phonological typology and grammar
morphological typology
synthesis and fusion
syntactic typology
typology of parts of speech
information structure
information-structural categories and types
syntactic hierarchy
clause structure
language endangerment
linguistic human rights
language policy

Keynote Speakers
Riho Grünthal - typology (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Elena Skribnik - syntax (University of Munich, Germany)
Tove Skutnabb-Kangas - sociolinguistics (Roskilde University, Denmark - Åbo
Akademi University, Finland)

Submission of Abstracts
Two types of submissions are invited: paper abstracts (20 minutes for
presentation followed by a 10-minute discussion) and poster abstracts. Abstracts
should not exceed 500 words (bibliography excluded) and should be sent
electronically in word AND pdf format to szeversnytud.hu with the subject
heading "Conference". They must be anonymous. Name(s) of authors, e-mail
address(es) and affiliation(s) should be sent in a separate document. Abstracts
will be reviewed by two readers also anonymously and authors will be notified by
April 30, 2009.

Language of the conference: English

Conference Programme
3-4 September: Conference
5 September: Excursion
The program will be mailed by 30 June, 2009.

Important Dates
Submission deadline: Saturday, 28 February, 2009
Notification of acceptance: Thursday, 30 April, 2009
Registration: Sunday, 31 May, 2009

Registration fee: 50 Euro
Reduced student fee: 30 Euro

The fee includes the conference coffee breaks and social dinners. Excursion is
not included in the fee. Further details about accommodation, excursion and how
to register will be announced in early 2009.

Marianne Bakro-Nagy bakronytud.hu
Sandor Szeverenyi szeversnytud.hu
Katalin Sipocz sipoczhung.u-szeged.hu

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