[Fwd: Fourth International Conference on Austroasiatic Linguistics; Oct 29th-30th 2009]

John Peterson jpeterso at UNI-OSNABRUECK.DE
Tue Mar 31 10:01:23 UTC 2009


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Fourth International Conference on Austroasiatic Linguistics:
ICAAL 4

First notice and call for expressions of interest (issued 1/4/09)



We are pleased to announce that the 4th International
Conference on Austroasiatic Linguistics will be held at The Institute of
Language and Culture for Rural Development, Mahidol
University, Salaya campus (just
outside of Bangkok),
October 29 - 30, 2009.

At this time we are calling for expressions of intention to
attend, to assist our planning and preparations. If you would like to attend,
please send an email message to both Dr. Paul Sidwell
paulsidwell at yahoo.com and Dr.
Sophana Srichampa lcssc at hotmail.com
with subject “intention to attend ICAAL4”. You do not need to include any
message text; your address will be placed on the list for future circulars.







Website: www.icaal.org

Visit the website from time to time for updates







Conference Theme: an Austroasiatic Family
Reunion

After a decades-long absence, the biannual Austroasiatic Lingistics
conference
series was revived in 2007 with a highly successful meeting at Deccan College
in Puna, India. As we travel to Bangkok in 2009, we take advantage of
Thailand's central location to hold
an inclusive conference with representative scholars and speakers from every
branch of Austroasiatic. Please join us in fulfilling our conference
theme: An Austroasiatic Family Reunion.







Financial assistance: In the spirit of the conference
theme, the Centre for Research in Computational Linguistics (with support
from
the National Endowment for the Humanities) has made provision for a limited
award of honoraria for attendees from native speaker communities. These
will be
decided at the discretion of the organizers. We will accept written requests
and suggestions, which will be assessed on their merits.









Topics: Papers are invited on all topics of
interest related to the Austroasiatic language family, such as:

 - modern, historical, and comparative lexicography

 - epigraphy and historical texts

 - language and culture of Munda and Mon-Khmer speakers

 - linguistic data collection, access, and preservation

 revitalization of endangered
languages

 - computational linguistics and methods







Publication: A conference proceedings will be
published by Pacific Linguistics. Alternatively, papers that are finalized
after the conference may be submitted to the Mon-Khmer Studies Journal.



Abstracts:

Deadline for abstracts: August 1, 2009

Notice of acceptance: August 15, 2009 (early
notification on request)

Format: Abstracts should be submitted as email
attachments in two formats, .PDF and .DOC

The abstract should include:

(1) Paper title

(2) Name, affiliation, and e-mail address for each author

(3) Abstract body

(no more than one A4 page, 1-inch margins all around, 12pt
Times / Arial recommended)

These abstracts will be available on line, and will be
printed and distributed at the conference).







Conference Contact Names

Dr. Paul Sidwell, paul.sidwell at yahoo.com

Dr. Sophana Srichampa, lcssc at hotmail.com







Conference Sponsors

CRCL (Center for Research in Computational Linguistics)

ILCRD (Institute of
Language and Culture for Rural Development,
Mahidol University)

SIL International



-- 
John Peterson
FB 7, Sprachwissenschaft
Universität Osnabrück
Neuer Graben 41
D-49069 Osnabrück
Germany

Telephone: (+49) (0)541-969 4252
Telefax: (+49) (0)541-969 4256
Homepages:
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