19.2142, Calls: Typology/Iceland; General Linguistics/Spain

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LINGUIST List: Vol-19-2142. Thu Jul 03 2008. ISSN: 1068 - 4875.

Subject: 19.2142, Calls: Typology/Iceland; General Linguistics/Spain

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Date: 02-Jul-2008
From: Thórhallur Eythórsson < tolli at hi.is >
Subject: The Glory of Babel 

Date: 02-Jul-2008
From: Rosario Caballero < MRosario.Caballero at uclm.es >
Subject: 27th AESLA International Conference


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Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2008 13:42:13
From: Thórhallur Eythórsson [tolli at hi.is]
Subject: The Glory of Babel
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Full Title: The Glory of Babel 
Short Title: NIC 2008 (GB) 

Date: 04-Dec-2008 - 06-Dec-2008
Location: Reykjavik, Iceland 
Contact Person: Laufey Jónsdóttir
Meeting Email: infovigdis at hi.is
Web Site: http://www.vigdis.hi.is 

Linguistic Field(s): Typology 

Call Deadline: 10-Sep-2008 

Meeting Description:

This workshop is part of the annual Nordic Network for Intercultural
Communication (NIC) Conference on Intercultural Communication. The overall theme
of the conference is 'Cultures in Translation'. The conference is organized by
The Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages at the University of
Iceland (http://www.vigdis.hi.is) in cooperation with the Institute of
Linguistics at the University of Iceland, the Anthropological Institute at the
University of Iceland, and the Intercultural Centre in Iceland. The conference
will be opened by Madame Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, UNESCO's Goodwill Ambassador for
Language and former President of Iceland (1980-1996). 

The Glory of Babel: celebrating diversity in languages and linguistics

Papers are invited on any aspect of linguistic diversity, including typological
diversity and dialectal variation. The topics include typological linguistics,
especially syntax and phonology, as well as linguistic ecology and the study of
endangered languages and heritage languages. The goal of this workshop is to
bring together scholars approaching linguistic diversity from different
theoretical perspectives; hence the mention of diversity of languages and
linguistics in the workshop subtitle.

Among keynote speakers will be:
Professor Maria Polinsky, Department of Linguistics, Harvard University 

Workshop Organizer: Thórhallur Eythórsson, University of Iceland

Presentations will be for 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes of discussion.

Abstracts (250-500 words) should be sent to the NIC 2008 Organizing Committee by
September 10, 2008, to: infovigdis at hi.is 

Please use the subject header: NIC2008_your last name_first name initials. In
the e-mail message, please include the following information: 

(1) Title of your talk
(2) Title of workshop
(3) Your name(s)
(4) Your affiliation(s)
(5) Your contact address: e-mail/phone number

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Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2008 13:42:19
From: Rosario Caballero [MRosario.Caballero at uclm.es]
Subject: 27th AESLA International Conference
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Full Title: 27th AESLA International Conference 
Short Title: AESLA 2009 

Date: 26-Mar-2009 - 28-Mar-2009
Location: Ciudad Real, Spain 
Contact Person: Rosario Caballero
Meeting Email: Congreso.AESLA at uclm.es
Web Site: http://www.aesla.uji.es 

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 31-Oct-2008 

Meeting Description:

The Spanish Applied Linguistics Association (AESLA) is pleased to announce its
XXVII Annual Conference to be held at the University of Castilla-La Mancha
(Spain) on March 26-28, 2009. The topic of the conference is 'Ways and Modes of
Human Communication' 

Call for Papers

27TH AESLA International Conference: ''Ways and Modes of Human Communication''

This International Conference will feature the following plenary speakers:
- Gunther Kress (University of London).
- Salvatore Attardo (Texas A&M University-Commerce, USA).
- Charles Forceville (Universiteit van Amsterdam).
- Alan Cienki (Vrije Universiteit, Ámsterdam).
- Mª Luisa Villanueva (Universitat Jaume I, Castellón). 

The Conference will cover the following areas: 
- Language acquisition 
- Language teaching 
- Language for specific purposes 
- Language psychology, child language and psycholinguistics 
- Sociolinguistics 
- Pragmatics 
- Discourse analysis 
- Corpus linguistics, computational linguistics and linguistic engineering 
- Lexicology and lexicography 
- Translation and interpreting

Proposals (pertaining to the areas mentioned above and max. 500 words, figures
and references apart) must be submitted using the page of the conference
(http://www.aesla.uji.es) no later than October 31st, 2008. Reviewers will
evaluate the contributions and will contact the authors regarding acceptance or
rejection (date: November 30th). Complete papers (aprox. 2500 words, references
included) should be sent no later than January 15th 2009 (follow the style sheet
at http://www.aesla.uji.es/?q=reslahojadeestilo)

Official Languages: Spanish and English

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to receiving your proposal. 

Yours sincerely, 
Rosario Caballero
University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
MRosario.Caballero at uclm.es

Important Dates:
- Deadline for submission abstracts: 31 October 2008
- Notification of acceptance for papers, posters and workshops: 30 November 2008
- Submission of complete papers: 15 January 2009
- Registration: Opens 1st February 2009
- Authors of accepted presentations must register before 1 March 2009

Organising Team:
Main organiser: Rosario Caballero
Members of the Department of Modern Philology: Javier Díaz Vera, Eduardo de
Gregorio Godeo, Mª Jesús Pinar Sanz, Helena Aikin Araluce

Conference Secretary: Javier Enrique Díaz Vera
Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha
Facultad de Letras
Departamento de Filología Moderna
Avda. Camilo José Cela s/n
13071 Ciudad Real (España)
Tel. +34 926 295300 extension: 3114
Fax +34 926 295312
e-mail: Congreso.AESLA at uclm.es


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