17.3757, Calls: General Linguistics/Poland; General Linguistics/USA

Tue Dec 19 20:27:26 UTC 2006

LINGUIST List: Vol-17-3757. Tue Dec 19 2006. ISSN: 1068 - 4875.

Subject: 17.3757, Calls: General Linguistics/Poland; General Linguistics/USA

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Date: 18-Dec-2006
From: Paulina Zydorowicz < plm at ifa.amu.edu.pl >
Subject: 38th Poznan Linguistic Meeting 

Date: 17-Dec-2006
From: Yuki Matsuda < ymatsuda at memphis.edu >
Subject: 22nd Southeastern Association of Teachers of Japanese 

-------------------------Message 1 ---------------------------------- 
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2006 15:24:47
From: Paulina Zydorowicz < plm at ifa.amu.edu.pl >
Subject: 38th Poznan Linguistic Meeting 

Full Title: 38th Poznan Linguistic Meeting 
Short Title: PLM 2007 

Date: 13-Sep-2007 - 16-Sep-2007
Location: Gniezno, Poland 
Contact Person: Paulina Zydorowicz
Meeting Email: plm at ifa.amu.edu.pl
Web Site: http://ifa.amu.edu.pl/plm/ 

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 01-May-2007 

Meeting Description:

We are happy to announce that the 38th Poznan Linguistic Meeting 
(PLM2007) will take place on 13-16 September 2007 in Gniezno, Poland. 
The Meeting will be organised by the School of English, Adam Mickiewicz 
University, Poznan. 

If you need a printable version of this document, a pdf file is available for download from our website.


Please note that PLM2007 will take place in September rather than in April.

New Venue:

Collegium Europaeum Gnesnense, our new venue, is located in the city of 
Gniezno. The main CEG building has lecture halls, computer labs, and 
offices. The CEG campus also contains a dining-hall and a dormitory with 
100 beds in single and double rooms, each with a private bathroom. The 
campus is located within walking distance (20 minutes) from the city 
centre. Accommodation in a high-standard hotel in the city centre is 
also available.

Gniezno is a city of about 70,000 inhabitants, located some 50 km east 
of Poznan. It boasts a history of over a thousand years, having been the 
first capital of Poland in the 10th and 11th centuries. The city centre 
contains the magnificent 14th-century Gniezno Cathedral, while several 
tourist routes traverse the surrounding scenic countryside.

Main Talks Confirmed So Far:

Prof. Helen Aristar-Dry (Eastern Michigan University; Linguist List 
Prof. Dennis Preston (Michigan State University)
Prof. Peter Trudgill (University of Fribourg)


The leitmotif of the 38th PLM will be ''Linguistic topics at the start of 
the new century: an overview''. The aim of PLM 2007 is to provide an 
overview of current topics in linguistics in the first decade of the 
21st century. Proposals of papers in any field of modern linguistics are 
welcome. This includes both theoretical and applied linguistics, as well 
as interdisciplinary research. So far, five thematic sessions have been 

- Slavic phonotactics (Organisers: Eugeniusz Cyran and Katarzyna 
- Celtic languages -- Their description and impact (Organiser: Sabine Heinz)
- The dynamics of speech and formal phonology (Organiser: Geoffrey Schwartz)
- Anglicisms (Organiser: Marcin Kilarski)
- North American Dialects (Organiser: Radoslaw Dylewski)

Papers for these sessions are warmly invited; however, we also strongly 
encourage all colleagues interested in organising their own 
sessions/workshops to contact us with ideas and proposals.

Each paper will be given 30 minutes, including 5-10 minutes for 
discussion; poster presentations are also an option. The language of the 
conference is English.

Please visit our website for detailed abstract submission guidelines and 
a registration form.

The submissions will be reviewed by an International Advisory Board.

Abstract submission deadline: 1 May 2007

Notification of acceptance: 1 June 2007


Please note the change to the address of our PLM website. The current 
address is:


Looking forward to seeing you in Gniezno!

PLM 2007 Organising Committee
Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kolaczyk
Jaroslaw Weckwerth
Paulina Zydorowicz

Contact Details:

PLM2007 Organising Committee
School of English, Adam Mickiewicz University
Collegium Novum
al. Niepodleglosci 4
61-874 Poznan, Poland
tel: (+48 61) 829 3506
fax: (+48 61) 852 3103
email: plm at ifa.amu.edu.pl

-------------------------Message 2 ---------------------------------- 
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2006 15:24:59
From: Yuki Matsuda < ymatsuda at memphis.edu >
Subject: 22nd Southeastern Association of Teachers of Japanese 


Full Title: 22nd Southeastern Association of Teachers of Japanese 
Short Title: SEATJ 

Date: 03-Mar-2007 - 04-Mar-2007
Location: Memphis TN, USA 
Contact Person: Yuki Matsuda
Meeting Email: ymatsuda at memphis.edu
Web Site: http://fl.memphis.edu/seatj/ 

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics 

Subject Language(s): Japanese (jpn)

Call Deadline: 16-Jan-2007 

Meeting Description:

The 22nd annual conference of SEATJ will be held at University of Memphis, Tennessee, on March 3rd and 4th, 2007. This conference will include a strong emphasis on Japanese pedagogy to exchange ideas of how we can prepare for the new changes that will result from the inauguration of AP Japanese Exam, the first standardized exam to assess the effectiveness of the national standards-based curriculum. 

The keynote speaker for the conference is Prof. Yasuhiko Tohsaku of the University of California San Diego, who has been one of the pioneers of Japanese language education in this nation and who has been actively involved with AP Japanese curriculums and exam.

Abstracts are invited for 20 minutes presentation in all areas of pedagogy, Japanese linguistics, business Japanese, educational technology, culture, and literature. Please email half page proposals in Japanese or English to: ymatsuda at memphis.edu. Please indicate the subfield of your presentation (e.g. pedagogy, linguistics) on your abstract. Please also include a request for AV or other equipment required for your presentation. 

The deadline for submission is January 16, 2007. Proposals should include your affiliation, position, and contact information (email/ mailing addresses, phone and FAX numbers). The acceptance message will be mailed to you by the end of January. Selected paper will be published online after the conference. 

Limited funding will be available this year to offset the costs of travel and lodging for participants; preference will be given to K-12 teachers from the mid-south and southeastern United States. 

We look forward to welcome you to the home of blues music and Elvis Presley.

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