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LINGUIST List 20.824

Thu Mar 12 2009

Calls: Anthropological Ling,Lang Documentation/USA

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

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        1.    Daniel Wood, Himalayan Languages Symposium 15

Message 1: Himalayan Languages Symposium 15
Date: 11-Mar-2009
From: Daniel Wood <dwood3uoregon.edu>
Subject: Himalayan Languages Symposium 15
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Full Title: Himalayan Languages Symposium 15
Short Title: HLS15

Date: 30-Jul-2009 - 01-Aug-2009
Location: Eugene OR, USA
Contact Person: Gwen Hyslop
Meeting Email: hlsuoregon.edu
Web Site: http://www.uoregon.edu/~hls15

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics;
Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation

Call Deadline: 01-May-2009

Meeting Description:

The Himalayan Languages Symposium is an annually convening, open scholarly
forum for scholars of Himalayan languages. HLS serves as a podium for
contributions on any language of the greater Himalayan region, whether
Burushaski, Kusunda, a Tibeto-Burman language, an Indo-Aryan tongue or other
language. Linguists as well as specialists from related disciplines like
philology, history, anthropology, archaeology and prehistory are welcome to make
their contributions to the study of Himalayan languages and Himalayan language

Call for Papers

The deadline to submit abstracts for the 15th Himalayan Languages Symposium has
been extended to May 1, 2009.

The conference will still take place at the University of Oregon in Eugene,
Oregon from July 31-August 1, 2009

We invite abstracts for presentations on topics including, but not limited to:
- Descriptions of lesser-known languages
- Language change and variation
- Multilingualism and language contact
- Historical-comparative studies
- Typological studies
- Field reports
- Corpus-based analysis
- Language death and language preservation
- Language policy and language planning
- Ethnology and folklore
- Himalayan languages and new technologies

For more information on HLS, go to the HLS15 website at www.uoregon.edu/~hls15

Submission Procedure:
Abstracts limited to 500 words should be submitted electronically as an.rtf,
.pdf or Word (.doc) file to hls15uoregon.edu.

Please use your last name + HLS abstract as the subject header of the email, and
include your name, affiliation, address and title of your paper in the body of
the message, as well as contact information: email, physical address, phone, fax.

Contact Information:
Email: hls15uoregon.edu
Fax: 01-541-346-5961, attn. Himalayan Languages Symposium
Snail mail:
Himalayan Languages Symposium
Department of Linguistics
University of Oregon 1290
Eugene, OR 97403-1290
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