HDLS - 7 - Final Call for Papers and website address

High Desert Linguistics Society hdls at unm.edu
Tue Aug 22 21:49:20 UTC 2006

This is the final call for papers for Seventh High Desert International 
Linguistics Conference (HDLS-7).
The deadline for submitting abstracts is Friday August 25th, 2006

(HDLS-7) will be held at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 
November 9-11, 2006.

Our invited keynote speakers are:

William Croft  (University of New Mexico)
Sally Rice (University of Alberta)
Elizabeth Traugott (Stanford University)

We invite you to submit proposals for 20-minute talks with 10-minute 
discussion sessions in any area of linguistics -
especially those from a cognitive / functional linguistics perspective.
Papers in the following areas are particularly welcome:

Evolution of Language, Grammaticization, Metaphor & Metonymy, Native 
American Languages, Typology, Spanish and Languages of the American 
Southwest, Language Revitalization and Maintenance, Language Change & 
Variation, Sociolinguistics, Bilingualism, Discourse Analysis,
Signed Languages, Language Acquisition and Computational Linguistics.

The deadline for submitting abstracts is Friday August 25th, 2006. 
Abstracts should be sent via email, as an attachment, to hdls at unm.edu
Please include the title ''HDLS-7 abstract ''in the subject line.  
MS-Word format is preferred or RTF if necessary.
The e-mail and attached abstract must include the following:

1.    Author's Name(s)
2.    Author's Affiliation(s)
3.    Title of the Paper
4.    E-mail address of the primary author

The abstract should be no more than one page and no less than 11-point 
font. A second page is permitted for references and/or data. Only two 
submissions per author will be accepted and we will only consider 
submissions that conform to the above guidelines.

Notification of acceptance will be sent out by September 1st, 2006.

If you have any questions or need for further information please contact 
us at hdls at unm.edu with ''HDLS-7 Conference'' in the subject line or 
visit our conference website at:  

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