LINGUIST List 7.541

Fri Apr 12 1996

Calls: Catalan studies, Lg assumptions, Theoretical ling

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  1. EUL`ALIA DE BOBES I SOLER, online conf. of catalan studies
  2. HOKKAJOYL.JOENSUU.FI, Call for papers:Tacit assumptions in the study of language:
  3. Tony PI,

Message 1: online conf. of catalan studies

Date: Wed, 10 Apr 1996 16:46:44 BST
Subject: online conf. of catalan studies
Dear linguists:

I have been asked to post this announcement. Any questions or comments
about the Conference should be sent to the convenor, Dr Dominic Keown,
at the following address: Not to me!! Thanks,

| | Eul`alia de Bobes |
| | Lab. de Ling"u'istica Inform`atica |
| | Univ. Aut`onoma de Barcelona |
| | (Dept. Filologia Espanyola) |



October 23-November 6, 1996

Sponsored by the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and the
Language Centre, University of Cambridge, with the collaboration of
the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.

Convenor Dr Dominic Keown (Email

The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages and the Language Centre
of the University of Cambridge are pleased to announce the First
Online Conference devoted to Catalan Studies which will run from
October 23 until November 6, 1996. The theme of the Conference will be
"THE LIFE AND WORK OF AUSIAS MARCH" in celebration of the sixth
centenary of the poet's birth. The official opening of the Conference
will take place during the VI Trobada de Departaments Internacionals
de Catala i Associacions Internacionals de Catalanistica which forms
part of the XXV Premis Octubre in Valencia.The initiative is also
supported by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.

Please note that there is no need to be CONTINUOUSLY available between
these dates, since the Conference will be ONLINE, utilising the World
Wide Web site of the Language Centre and a DISCUSSION LIST which will
be created for this Conference.

1) Conference Papers

Papers will be published electronically in hypertext (HTML for the
World Wide Web). It is hoped that proceedings from the Conference may
subsequently be published in book form. The subject matter of the
papers should deal with any topic related to the "LIFE AND WORK OF
AUSIAS MARCH". Papers should be around 4,000 words in length,
preferably in English or Catalan, and must be received by SEPTEMBER 1,
1996. Please contact the convenor if you would like to discuss a
proposal for a paper.

2) Conference Members

The Conference will be a public one and anyone is welcome to "attend"
free of charge. Comments can be posted to the discussion list by Email
and questions put to the authors of the papers. All comments from the
"floor" will be moderated for appropriateness of content. More
information about the discussion list will be made available in due

Enquiries about the Conference should be sent to the convenor, Dr
Dominic Keown, at the following address:
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Message 2: Call for papers:Tacit assumptions in the study of language:

Date: Fri, 12 Apr 1996 09:02:59 GMT
Subject: Call for papers:Tacit assumptions in the study of language:

Tacit assumptions in the study of language:
How the viewpoint creates the object of study?

A symposium organized by the Linguistic Association of Finland
(SKY) September 2-4, 1996, University of Helsinki

The symposium offers post-graduate students and researchers in the
field of linguistics an opportunity to explicate tacit assumptions in
their research. A more detailed description of the symposium can be
found on our WWW site:

Guest speakers:
Scott DeLancey (University of Oregon)
Geoffrey K. Pullum (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Barbara Scholz (University of California, Santa Cruz)

Application and contact information:

If you want to give a paper at the symposium, send your abstract
(max. 1 page) and contact information by April 26, 1996, to the
following address:
 The Linguistic Association of Finland
 University of Joensuu, General Linguistics
 P.O.Box 111
 FIN-80101 Joensuu
or by e-mail to:
You can request more information from the same address.

You will be notified about the acceptance of your proposal by May
17, 1996.

Organizing committee:
 Marja-Liisa Helasvuo (
 Tapani Kelomaki (
 Jussi Niemi (
 Jarno Raukko (
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Message 3:

Date: Thu, 11 Apr 1996 19:00:47 EDT
From: Tony PI <mordruCS.McGill.CA>
 N E L S 2 7

 Conference of the North Eastern Linguistic Society

 OCTOBER 18-20 1996

 at McGill University, Montreal CANADA
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Abstracts are invited for twenty-minute papers on any aspect of
theoretical linguistics. Abstracts should be anonymous and typed
single-spaced in 12- point font on no more than one 8 1/2" by 11" page
with one-inch margins. References, but no examples, may be included
on a second page. For the sake of the reviewers, the guidelines will
be strictly enforced. At most one individual and one joint abstract
per perso will be considered.


 Submissions should include:

* 10 anonymous copies of an abstract;
* 1 copy stating the name of the author(s) and affiliation(s), for
 inclusion in the NELS booklet, if accepted;
* a typed 3" x 5" index card bearing the title of the paper and the
 authors' names, affiliations, phone numbers, snail-mail and e-mail

Please indicate whether you would like e-mail acknowledgement of
receipt. Abstracts received after the deadline will not be
considered. We will accept no fax or e-mail submissions. Accepted
presenters will be notified in mid-September.

 Please send abstracts to:

 Abstract Committee/NELS 27
 Department of Linguistics
 McGill University
 1001 Sherbrooke St. W.
 Montreal, PQ H3A 1G5 CANADA

Preregistration fees are $30 (US$23) for students, $45 (US$35) for
others. The deadline for preregistration is September 16,
1996. On-site registration fees will be $40 (US$30) for students and
$60 (US$45) for others. For more information, write to:

Forthcoming Web site:
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