19.2158, Calls: General Linguistics/Qatar; General Linguistics/Malaysia

Sun Jul 6 20:20:20 UTC 2008

LINGUIST List: Vol-19-2158. Sun Jul 06 2008. ISSN: 1068 - 4875.

Subject: 19.2158, Calls: General Linguistics/Qatar; General Linguistics/Malaysia

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Date: 06-Jul-2008
From: Murtadha Bakir < mjbakir at qu.edu.qa >
Subject: Linguistics in the Gulf 2 

Date: 04-Jul-2008
From: Radiah Yusoff < odyusoff at gmail.com >
Subject: Seminar Kebangsaan Bahasa Verbal dan Bukan Verbal 2


-------------------------Message 1 ---------------------------------- 
Date: Sun, 06 Jul 2008 16:18:17
From: Murtadha Bakir [mjbakir at qu.edu.qa]
Subject: Linguistics in the Gulf 2
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Full Title: Linguistics in the Gulf 2 
Short Title: LG2 

Date: 11-Mar-2009 - 12-Mar-2009
Location: Doha, Qatar 
Contact Person: Murtadha Bakir
Meeting Email: mjbakir at qu.edu.qa

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 01-Jan-2009 

Meeting Description:

This conference is hoped to bring together researchers and experts involved in
the investigation of a wide range of topics related to the study of language in
the Gulf region. 

Call for Papers

The Department of Foreign Languages in the College of Arts and Sciences at Qatar
University, is pleased to announce its conference on ''Linguistics in the
Gulf-2'' to be held on March 11-12, 2009. 

We invite contributions in any area of research on the language scene in this
region including, but not limited to:
Formal aspects of the Gulf spoken dialects (phonology, morphology, syntax,
- Contact of the native Arabic dialects with other languages in the region
- Linguistic variation        
- Linguistic change
- Standardization and linguistic leveling 
- Language planning and language policies
- Linguistic attitudes 
- Relation to Standard Arabic
- Language and the mass media

In light of the great success of the first round of this conference, held in
March 2007, we feel that this round will bring together more researchers and
experts investigating a wide range of topics related to the study of language in
the Gulf region.

The conference will also host two prominent researchers as keynote speakers
Submission of Abstracts 
Abstracts (of 400 words max) should be submitted electronically as an attachment
(in rich text format, or pdf  (especially if  especial characters are used), to
mjbakir at qu.edu.qa. They may also include: 
- title of paper
- name, affiliation, e-mail and postal address of the author(s)
Deadline for abstracts: Jan 1, 2009
Receipt of abstracts will be acknowledged as soon as possible.
Notification of acceptance will be sent by Jan 15, 2009.  

Presentations will be 20 minutes long followed by 10 minute question period.

Conference Objectives
We hope that this conference will
- provide a common platform for people who are engaged in linguistic research in
the region 
- promote the study of language in the region
- emphasize the importance of linguistic research and of linguistics as a
scientific field 
- bring into awareness questions facing research in the linguistics of the region
- put the discussion and the research in the various areas in their broader
historical and theoretical perspectives. 
- bring researchers from the region and abroad to a productive exchange of
insights, experience, and views on current and future developments in the
science of  language and in their respective areas of interest and scholarship.

Inquiries may be directed to the chair of the Conference Organizing Committee: 
Prof. Murtadha J. Bakir at mjbakir at qu.edu.qa

-------------------------Message 2 ---------------------------------- 
Date: Sun, 06 Jul 2008 16:18:22
From: Radiah Yusoff [odyusoff at gmail.com]
Subject: Seminar Kebangsaan Bahasa Verbal dan Bukan Verbal 2
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Full Title: Seminar Kebangsaan Bahasa Verbal dan Bukan Verbal 2 
Short Title: SVBV2008 

Date: 17-Dec-2008 - 17-Dec-2008
Location: Minden, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia 
Contact Person: Radiah Yusoff
Meeting Email: odyusoff at gmail.com
Web Site: http://svbvppikusm2008.blogspot.com/ 

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Translation 

Subject Language(s): Malay (mly)

Call Deadline: 30-Aug-2008 

Meeting Description:

This is a seminar on verbal and non-verbal languages from the perspective of
linguistics, translation, and communication. 

Seminar Kebangsaan Bahasa Verbal dan Bukan Verbal dari Perspektif Bahasa,
Terjemahan dan Komunikasi 2

Tarikh:	17 Disember 2008
Tempat: Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang.

Tema: Keberkesanan Interaksi dan Mesej
- Gender
- Profesionalisme
- Linguistik Teras dan Terapan
- Terjemahan dan Interpretasi
- Bahasa Isyarat
- Parabahasa

Pengantar: Bahasa Melayu

Penyertaan: Terhad kepada 100 peserta 

Penulis kertas kerja biasa : RM 200.00     
Peserta biasa : RM 250.00                
Organisasi (3 peserta biasa) : RM 600.00 
Pelajar: RM 100.00

Tarikh-tarikh penting:
Penerimaan Akhir Abstrak: 30 Ogos  2008 
Pemakluman Penerimaan Abstrak: 15 September 2008 
Penerimaan Kertas Kerja Lengkap: 15 November 2008 
Tarikh Tutup Pendaftaran: 1 Disember 2008

Kertas kerja: Mestilah tidak pernah diterbitkan atau dibentangkan di mana-mana.
Kertas kerja terpilih akan diterbitkan sebagai bab dalam buku.

Kandungan abstrak (250-500 perkataan):
- Tujuan
- Kaedah / Pendekatan /Teori
- Batasan
- Temuan / Isu Utama

Maklumat dalam abstrak dan kertas kerja:
- Nama, afiliasi, dan emel
- Subtema
- Tajuk 
- Biodata pembentang (maksimum 50 perkataan)	

Alamat penghantaran abstrak dan kertas kerja (dalam bentuk .doc)

svbvppikusm at gmail.com, radiah at usm.my, hasuria at usm.my, jamylah at usm.my,
arokiah at usm.my, hasmidar at usm.my

Penginanapan: Diuruskan sendiri oleh peserta. Cadangan penginapan disediakan di
bawah. Pengangkutan dari dan ke hotel berikut akan disediakan oleh penganjur.

Rumah Tetamu USM
Tel : 604-653 2030
Faks : 604-659 7124

Hotel Equatorial
Tel : 604-643 8111
Faks : 604-644 8000

Hotel Seri Malaysia,
Tel: 604-642 9452
Faks: 604 642 9451

Anggerik Lodging
Tel : 604-658 3760
Faks : 

Hotel Vistana
Tel : 604-646 8000
Faks: 604-646 1400
B-Suite Bayan Point
Tel : 04-646 7777
Faks :

Untuk keterangan lanjut serta lengkap sila hubungi Urusetia Seminar:
04-653 3332/2854/2116 atau 
hasuria at usm.my (Hasuria Che Omar)
hasmidar at usm.my (Hasmidar Hassan)
mimi at cs.usm.my (Jumiya Ahmad)
odyusoff at gmail.com (Radiah Yusoff)


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