LINGUIST List 8.100

Sat Jan 25 1997

Calls: Sociolinguistics, Japanese/Korean

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  1. MIchal Ephratt, Sociolinguistics
  2. E. Wayles Browne, Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conf

Message 1: Sociolinguistics

Date: Fri, 24 Jan 97 09:52:15 IST
From: MIchal Ephratt <RHLH702UVM.HAIFA.AC.IL>
Subject: Sociolinguistics

 March 16-18, 1998

The organizing committee of the Second Inter-University Conference on
Sociolinguistics have the pleasure of inviting you to submit a proposal
for a paper to be presented at the conference, which will take place on
 March 16-18, 1998 at the University of Haifa, ISRAEL.

The conference sessions will include descriptive and theoretical papers
in the following fields:
 dialectology, pragmatics, discourse analysis, argumentation,
 language planning, maintenance and death of languages,
 professional languages (medical, legal, business, political,
 etc.), language and gender, language and media, language and
 education, language and computers, language and literature,
 diglossia, intertextuality, inter-culturalism, language
 interaction, code-switching, multilingualism, paralinguisitcs,
 sociology of language, language strategies, discourse strategies.

we also consider including outstanding work by students in
collaboration with their teachers and supervisors on topics listed
above, to be subject to the same submission procedure given below.

Apart from the regular sessions, the conference will include both
Plenary lectures and round-table discussions presented by well-known
Scholars from Israel and from abroad. We are also considering publishing
Proceedings of papers and discussions.


The abstract should include the title but not the name of the author.
A separate sheet should be attached with the name and address of the
author and title of the paper.

Please send the abstract to
 Professor Yosef Shitrit,
 The second sociolinguistic conference,
 Hebrew Language Department
 Haifa University
 Mt. Carmel
 haifa 31 905

The organizing committee will send replies by October 31, 1997.

The organizing committee: Prof. Yosef Shitrit (chair),
Dr. Michal Ephratt, Prof. Tamar Katriel, Dr. Dennis Kurzon,
Prof. John Myhill, Dr. Rafi Talmon.
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Message 2: Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conf

Date: Fri, 24 Jan 1997 20:33:24 -0400
From: E. Wayles Browne <>
Subject: Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conf


 8th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference

 Cornell University ~ LSA Summer Institute
 July 25 - 27, 1997

The Japanese/Korean Conference provides a forum for linguistic
research about Japanese and Korean, thereby deepening our
understanding of these two languages, which have striking typological
similarities. We especially encourage presentations that investigate
both languages.

Topics include (but are not limited to): syntax, semantics, typology,
discourse, pragmatics, grammaticalization, historical linguistics,
phonology, phonetics, morphology, first- and second language
acquisition, psycholinguistics, and sociolinguistics.

Presentations are 20 minutes long and will be followed by a 10-minute

The proceedings of this conference will be published as
Japanese/Korean Linguistics 8 - CSLI, and distributed by Cambridge
University Press.

Instruction for abstracts

Abstracts should be written such that they fit on one side of a single
sheet of 8.5x11 (or A4) paper, with at least 0.75 inch (2cm) margins
on all sides, using a typeface of at least 12 points. Abstracts may
include one additional page for figures, examples, and bibliographical

Abstracts should include the title of the paper at the top of each
page, but not the name of the author(s).

Ten (10) copies of the abstract should be accompanied by a single 3x5
index card on which is written the title of the paper, the name(s) and
affiliation(s) of the author(s), e-mail address, telephone number, and
fax number (if available).

No faxed or e-mailed abstracts will be accepted.

Submit the ten (10) copies of the abstract plus the index card to the
appropriate address:

For Phonology, Phonetics, & Sociolinguistics:
Professor David Silva
Linguistics Program,
University of Texas at Arlington,
Hammond Hall 408 - Box 19559
Arlington, TX 76019-0559

For all other topics:
Professor John Whitman
Department of Linguistics
Cornell University
Morrill Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4701

The deadline for abstracts is March 25, 1997, and authors will be
notified by May 15, 1997.
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