Conference: Cognitive Linguistics East of Eden

Johanna Laakso johanna.laakso at
Thu Feb 14 19:10:04 UTC 2002

Dear Uralists,

forwarded (below) from the KITU list, a call for papers with special emphasis on Finno-Ugric and Slavic.


johanna.laakso at
> >
> >Call for papers
> >
> >Cognitive Linguistics East of Eden
> >
> >A joint conference organized by the Finnish Cognitive Linguistics
> >Association (FiCLA) and the Slavic Cognitive Linguistics Association
> >(SCLA) will take place in Turku, Finland, on September 13 to 15, 2002.
> >
> >Starring (as plenary speakers):
> >Mirjam Fried (Princeton University)
> >Marja-Liisa Helasvuo (University of Turku)
> >Laura Janda (University of North Carolina)
> >Helena Leheckova (University of Helsinki)
> >Ekaterina Rakhilina (Moscow State University)
> >
> >The aim of the conference is to bring together cognitive linguists from
> >the East and the West, and to offer a forum for collaboration and
> >discussion on current developments in Cognitive Linguistics. We welcome
> >abstracts for oral presentations (20 minutes + 10 minutes for
> >discussion) and for posters on all cognitive linguistic topics,
> >including syntax, semantics, morphology, phonology, metaphor,
> >pragmatics, discourse, etc. We especially welcome papers on Slavic
> >and/or Finno-Ugric languages.
> >
> >The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2002. Please submit a one-page
> >abstract (max. 500 words), with an additional page for tabels, graphs
> >and references, if necessary. We strongly encourage e-mail submissions.
> >For speakers with topics related to the Slavic languages: Please send
> >your abstract to janda at For speakers with topics related to
> >other languages: Please send your abstract as an attachment file (plain
> >text or rtf) to aairola at, with your name, affiliation,
> >e-mail address and the title of your paper included in the message. If
> >you wish to submit a paper version, then please send 5 anonymous copies
> >of your abstract, and your author information on a separate sheet of
> >paper. In this case, please use the following address:
> >
> >Anu Airola
> >Department of General Linguistics
> >P.O.Box 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 20 A)
> >FIN-00014 University of Helsinki
> >Finland
> >
> >The participation fee will be 70 euros (35 euros for students, including
> >graduate students), to be paid at the conference site in cash (please
> >observe that we cannot accept credit cards). For members of the FiCLA,
> >SCLA or ICLA the fee will be 50 euros (25 euros for students).
> >Participants from economically disadvantaged countries may be allowed a
> >free participation upon application. In such a case, please include an
> >application for free participation in your abstract.
> >
> >The participation fee will cover the abstract booklet, other conference
> >materials, coffee and a get-together with snacks.
> >
> >
> >

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