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LINGUIST List 21.2056

Fri Apr 30 2010

Calls: General Ling, Ling Theories/USA

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Joseph Davis, 10th International Columbia School Conference

Message 1: 10th International Columbia School Conference
Date: 30-Apr-2010
From: Joseph Davis <jdavisccny.cuny.edu>
Subject: 10th International Columbia School Conference
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Full Title: 10th International Columbia School Conference
Short Title: CSLS

Date: 09-Oct-2010 - 11-Oct-2010
Location: New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Contact Person: Joseph Davis
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.csling.org

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories

Call Deadline: 15-May-2010

Meeting Description:

10th International Columbia School Conference
on the Interaction of Linguistic Form and Meaning with Human Behavior

Conference Theme: Grammatical Analysis and the Discovery of Meaning

Invited Speakers:
Flora Klein-Andreu (Stony Brook University)
Andrea Tyler (Georgetown University)

2nd Call For Papers

Extended deadline: May 15th, 2010

Conference theme: Grammatical analysis and the discovery of meaning

Papers are invited which propose language-specific analyses of natural
discourse data within any framework in which languages are viewed as
semiotic systems. Particularly encouraged are submissions that advance
semantic hypotheses to account for the distribution of linguistic form.
The Columbia School is a group of linguists developing the theoretical
framework originally established by the late William Diver. Language is seen
as a symbolic tool whose structure is shaped both by its communicative
function and by the characteristics of its human users. Grammatical
analyses account for the distribution of linguistic forms as an interaction
between linguistic meaning and pragmatic and functional factors such as
inference, ease of processing, and iconicity. Phonological analyses explain
the syntagmatic and paradigmatic distribution of phonological units within
signals, also drawing on both communicative function and human
physiological and psychological characteristics.

Abstracts should be sent as an email attachment to jdavisccny.cuny.edu,
following these guidelines:

-The subject of the email should be: CS Abstract 2010
-In the body of the email, please include: (1) Author name(s) and
affiliation(s); (2) Title of the paper; (3) Email addresses and telephone
numbers of all authors.
-The abstract, containing only the title of the paper and the text of the
abstract, should be sent as an attachment (RTF or Word) format. The
abstract should be no more than 300 words, although references and/or data
may be added to that limit.

The language of the conference is English. Papers delivered in languages
other than English will be considered.

The support of
The Columbia School Linguistic Society
is gratefully acknowledged


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