[An-lang] Second Call for Papers for 10-ICAL, 17-20 January 2006

10-ICAL 10-ical at sil.org
Fri Sep 3 04:29:37 UTC 2004

Tenth International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics
17-20 January 2006

The 10th International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics (10-ICAL) will
be hosted by the Linguistic Society of the Philippines and SIL
International, 17-20 January 2006 in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, the
Philippines. Plenary speakers will be Dr. Lawrence Reid (Aspects of the
Morphology and Syntax of Proto-Cordilleran) and Dr. Nicole Revel (Epics in
Austronesian Languages and Cultures: Ethnopoetics, Ethnomusicology and

Scholars are invited to offer papers on any aspect of language or
linguistics specifically related to Austronesian languages, including but
not limited to: historical and comparative matters, phonetics and phonology,
morphosyntax and discourse, lexicography and semantics, language
preservation and development, literature, and language teaching. Papers may
be data- or theory-oriented.  Presenters will have 30 minutes each--20 for
presentation and 10 for discussion. Theme- or area-related workshops and
symposia are also invited.

Abstracts of 100-500 words may now be sent to 10-ical at sil.org, and will be
accepted through 30 July 2005. Electronic copies of final papers must be
submitted before leaving conference site. Selected papers will be published
through the Philippine Journal of Linguistics.

Registration will be possible beginning 2005.

Venue: The Legend Hotel (and cooperating hotels) in Puerto Princesa City,
Palawan. Conference fee: $125 (USD) for regular participants, $75 (USD or
equivalent in Philippine Pesos)  for students or Philippine residents.
Separate meal and accommodation packages to be announced.

Dates: The Conference will officially be in session 17-20 January 2006. An
informal reception is planned for the evening of 16 January.

For future updates on 10-ICAL, please check the 10-ICAL web page at:
http://www.sil.org/asia/philippines/ical.html. Email inquiries may be
addressed to 10-ICAL at sil.org. Updates will automatically be sent to members
of AN-LANG list, and those who have specifically requested such from
10-ICAL at sil.org.

Note: Information subject to change in future updates.

Date of this announcement: 3 September 2004


1)     How much will 10-ICAL cost?

The registration fee is $125 (USD) for regular participants, $75 (USD or
equivalent in Philippine Pesos) for students with proof of enrollment and
for Philippine residents. Meal and accommodations packages will be announced
in early 2005, as will possible methods for payment. International airfares
will vary depending on point of origin.

2)     How do I get to Puerto Princesa City, Palawan?

Most 10-ICAL participants will want to arrive by air. Puerto Princesa City
is served by three airlines with daily flights from Manila: Philippine
Airlines www.philippineairlines.com, Cebu Pacific www.cebupacificair.com,
and Air Philippines www.airphils.com. Overnight passenger ships also travel
between Manila and Palawan for those with a more relaxed schedule. More
information available at www.negrosnavigation.ph and www.wgasuperferry.com.
Be forewarned: seas in January can be rough. For additional information on
sites in Palawan and the Philippines, see: www.experiencepalawan.com.ph and


3)     Is Puerto Princesa City a safe location?

10-ICAL participants should plan all international travel with proper
caution. The province of Palawan, particularly the city of Puerto Princesa,
is generally recognized as safe. Palawan is not included, for instance, in
lists compiled by the US State Department of specific locations to be
avoided by US citizens.

4)     Will I need to take malaria prophylaxis or other special health

Travelers should consult their physicians regarding any special health
concerns. Participants should be current in any immunizations, such as for
tetanus and typhoid. Visitors to Puerto Princesa City do not generally take
malaria prophylaxis, although malaria is endemic in areas to the north and
south. If overnight stays outside the city are planned, various inexpensive
malaria medications are available in local pharmacies.

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