19.1895, Calls: Historical Ling/Romanian; General Ling, Lang Documentation/USA

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LINGUIST List: Vol-19-1895. Sun Jun 15 2008. ISSN: 1068 - 4875.

Subject: 19.1895, Calls: Historical Ling/Romanian; General Ling, Lang Documentation/USA

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Date: 13-Jun-2008
From: Blanca Croitor < blanca.croitor at gmail.com >
Subject: Grammaticalization and Pragmaticalization in Romanian 

Date: 12-Jun-2008
From: Sylvia Reed < slreed at email.arizona.edu >
Subject: Arizona Linguistics Circle 2


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Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2008 22:57:01
From: Blanca Croitor [blanca.croitor at gmail.com]
Subject: Grammaticalization and Pragmaticalization in Romanian 
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Full Title: Grammaticalization and Pragmaticalization in Romanian 

Date: 03-Oct-2008 - 04-Oct-2008
Location: Bucharest, Romania 
Contact Person: Rodica Zafiu
Meeting Email: rodica_zafiu at yahoo.com

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 10-Jul-2008 

Meeting Description:

The Faculty of Letters from the University of Bucharest is organizing a two day
conference on grammaticalization in Romanian, on October 3-4, 2008. Conference
languages: Romanian, English, French. 

The organizers of the conference 'Grammaticalization and Pragmaticalization in
Romanian' (3-4 October 2008) have extended the deadline for submitting
abstracts. The new deadline is July 10th 2008. 

We welcome abstracts on any topic related to grammaticalization and
pragmaticalization. The topics we suggest are:

I. Theoretical aspects regarding grammaticalization and pragmaticalization.
II. Typological, comparative and historical perspectives an grammaticalization.
III. Specific aspects of grammaticalization and pragmaticalization in Romanian. 

Invited speakers: Christiane Marchello-Nizia, Ian Roberts.
Scientific committee: Gabriela Pana Dindelegan, Alexandra Cornilescu, Sanda
Ripeanu Reinheimer, Larisa Avram, Rodica Zafiu.

The abstracts should contains the participant's name, affiliation and email address.

The talks can be in English, French and Romanian.
Each talk will last 20 minutes, with 10 minutes for discussion.
Abstracts can be sent to: gramaticalizare at gmail.com, rodica_zafiu at yahoo.com,
blanca.croitor at gmail.com.
Participants will receive a notification of acceptance before July 20th 2008.

The conference fee is 40 euros (20 euros for students, including Ph.D.
students). The fee will include coffee breaks, lunches and xerox copies. 

The conferences of the keynote speakers and a selection of the talks will be
published in a special issue of 'Revue Roumaine de Linguistique''

-------------------------Message 2 ---------------------------------- 
Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2008 22:57:10
From: Sylvia Reed [slreed at email.arizona.edu]
Subject: Arizona Linguistics Circle 2 
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Full Title: Arizona Linguistics Circle 2 
Short Title: ALC2 

Date: 31-Oct-2008 - 02-Nov-2008
Location: Tucson, AZ, USA 
Contact Person: Jeffrey Punske
Meeting Email: arizonalinguisticscircle2 at gmail.com

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Documentation 

Call Deadline: 31-Aug-2008 

Meeting Description:

The second annual meeting of the Arizona Linguistics Circle will be held October
31-November 2, 2008 on the campus of the University of Arizona.

The theme of this year's conference is "The Interface of Language Documentation
and Formal Linguistics." 

Talks addressing technology and language documentation are also strongly
encouraged. Abstracts from all areas from linguistics are welcomed but abstracts
fitting with the theme will be given preference.

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks with a 10 minute question period to
follow.  Submissions are  limited to one individual and one joint abstract per

Invited Speakers 

B. Elan Dresher (University of Toronto)
Alana Johns (University of Toronto)
Mary Willie (University of Arizona, Tucson)

Submission Guidelines 

Abstracts should be anonymous and in PDF form, limited to one page (with 1 inch
margins on all sides and 11 point font size) with an optional second page for
examples and references. Any non-standard fonts should be embedded in the PDF

Abstracts should include up to five keywords after the title, including subfield
and language (family), in order to help us match the abstracts to reviewers
familiar with the topics discussed in the abstracts. 

Submissions by graduate students are particularly welcome. Graduate students are
eligible to apply for the best student abstract award with the cash benefit of
$150. If you would like to have your abstract considered for this award, note
your current student status at the top of the abstract. 

Abstract submissions should be sent to arizonalinguisticscircle2 at gmail.com.

Submission deadline: August 31, 2008 
Notification of Acceptance: September 19, 2008 
Conference dates: October 31-Nov 2, 2008

Student Organizing Committee 
Jeffrey Punske (Organizer) 
Sylvia Reed (Co-organizer) 
Alex Trueman (Co-organizer)
Dainon Woudstra (Co-organizer)


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