LINGUIST List 7.601

Tue Apr 23 1996

Calls: GALA 97 (Lg Acq), ESCOL 96

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  1. Caroline Heycock, 1st call for papers: GALA 97 (Language Acquisition)
  2. "VIRGINIA MOTAPANYANE", escol 96 & workshop on romanian

Message 1: 1st call for papers: GALA 97 (Language Acquisition)

Date: Tue, 23 Apr 1996 16:04:31 BST
From: Caroline Heycock <>
Subject: 1st call for papers: GALA 97 (Language Acquisition)
 First call for papers/posters

 GALA '97 in Edinburgh

			International Conference
 Language Acquisition: Knowledge Representation and Processing
			 GALA '97

			 4th - 6th April 1997
			 University of Edinburgh

		 ---- Plenary speakers ----
			 Melissa Bowerman
			 Nina Hyams
			 Peter Jusczyk
			 Steven Pinker
			 Andrew Radford
			 Bonnie D. Schwartz
			 Paul Smolensky

This, the third of the GALA conferences on Language Acquisition, will
be held at the University of Edinburgh in 1997. Building on the
success of its predecessors (Groningen 1995, Durham 1993), this
conference aims to encourage a spirit of dialogue between
linguistically-oriented and psychologically-oriented researchers.

Abstracts of 20-minute papers, or posters, are invited on any aspect of
first or second language acquisition including:

				 phonetics and phonology
				 cognitive modelling

Send (a) three anonymous, hard-copy, one-page abstracts, (b) one
camera-ready copy with name and affiliation, (c) a separate sheet with
your postal address, telephone and fax numbers, and email address to:

			GALA '97
			HCRC, University of Edinburgh 	
			2 Buccleuch Place
			Edinburgh EH8 9LW

State your preference for an oral or a poster presentation.
No email or fax submissions will be accepted.
Deadline for receipt of abstracts: 15th October, 1996.
Notification of acceptance will be sent in December, 1996.
Papers and posters will be eligible for publication in a reviewed volume.

Address for email correspondence:
For further information, and for the preferred form of the abstracts, see:

(N.B. GALA '97 is adjacent to the Linguistics Association of Great
Britain (LAGB) annual conference, also in Edinburgh, April 7th-9th,
1997. See )

Organisers: Antonella Sorace (Applied Linguistics), Caroline Heycock
(Linguistics), Richard Shillcock (Cognitive Science).
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Message 2: escol 96 & workshop on romanian

Date: Tue, 23 Apr 1996 19:43:47 -0300
Subject: escol 96 & workshop on romanian


Eastern States Conference on Linguistics (ESCOL '96)

Place: University of New Brunswick
 Saint John, New Brunswick

Date: August 31 - September 2, 1996

Invited speakers:
 Mark Baker (McGill University)
 Donka Farkas (University of California at Santa Cruz)
 Brian Joseph (Ohio State University)
 Keren Rice (University of Toronto)
Conference theme:
 Current Issues in the Semantics of Noun Phrases

Deadline for submitting abstracts:
 May 15, 1996

Abstracts of 20 minutes papers in all areas of formal linguistics
are solicited. Please indicate "theme" at the beginning of your
abstract if applicable. 
Submit 10 copies of an anonymous 500 word abstract along with a 3x5
card. An additional page may contain examples and references. The
card should contain the following information: title of the paper,
name of author(s), address/affiliation, phone number, e-mail

Send the abstracts to the following address:
 Virginia Motapanyane
 Humanities and Languages
 P.O.Box 5050
 University of New Brunswick
 Saint John, NB
 Canada E2L 4L5

Information on registration and housing will be available in June.
For information, contact , phone (506) 648-5645, fax 
(506) 648-5611.

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Place: University of New Brunswick - Saint John
Date : 30 August 1996
 (the workshop precedes ESCOL 96, to be held at the same location)

Papers approaching Romanian syntax from a comparative perspective
are solicited. Send abstracts (1 page, including name and
affiliation) through e-mail or snail-mail to:

Virginia Motapanyane
University of New Brunswick
P.O.Box 5050
Saint John, NB
Canada E2L 4L5

Deadline for abstracts: 15 May 1996
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