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

10-ICAL 10-ical at sil.org
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AFTER 1 NOV 2006 FOR $160 (regular)/ $100 (student or Philippine resident)

Tenth International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics
17-20 January 2006
Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines

           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
panel sessions are also invited.

            Panel Sessions proposed to date include: Austronesian
Transitivity (Organizer: Ricky Nolasco), Dictionaries and Dictionary-making
in Austronesian (Organizer: Andrew Pawley), Early Austronesian Subgrouping
(Organizer: Laurent Sagart), Epics in Austronesian Languages and Cultures
(Organizer: Nicole Revel), Languages of Maluku (Organizer: Margaret Florey),
Noun Phrase Structures: functional elements and reference tracking
(Organizers: Simon Musgrave and Michael Ewing), Pronoun Ordering Typology in
Austronesian (Organizer: Loren Billings), and Teaching Austronesian
Languages (Organizer: David Zorc).

            Abstracts of 100-500 words may be sent to 10-ICAL at sil.org, and
will be accepted through 30 July 2005. Notification of acceptance will be by
30 August 2005. Please submit abstracts via email in two formats: (1)
Microsoft Word file (NB: Mac users, please send as .rtf file, instead), (2)
.PDF file. If it is not possible to submit a .PDF file, please send a hard
copy of the abstract to:

            10-ICAL Abstracts
            c/o LSP Secretariat
            De La Salle University
            2401 Taft Avenue
            1004 Manila

            Selected papers will be published through the Philippine Journal
of Linguistics. Submissions must be submitted in Microsoft Word (Mac users,
.rtf file on an IBM-compatible disk) and .PDF format before leaving the
conference site.

            On-line registration is now possible at:

            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 accommodation packages to be announced.

            Dates: The Conference will officially be in session 17-20
January 2006. An informal reception will be held on the evening of 16
January. A field trip to Tabon Caves is being planned for interested
participants on Saturday, 21 January. This will involve an additional charge
for the trip and an extra night's accommodation.

            Other items of interest: Most flights to Puerto Princesa City
from Manila are morning flights. This means participants may need to plan an
overnight in Manila on 15 January. Additional information on Manila and
Puerto Princesa City accommodations will be posted soon. A morning arrival
in Puerto Princesa means there is time for a city tour or island-hopping
excursion, either of which may be arranged directly with the Legend Hotel.

            A final Dinner with Epic Performance is scheduled for an
additional charge of $20 on the evening of Friday, 20 January, at the
Kamarikutan Gallery in Puerto Princesa City. In relation to the papers
presented on "Epics in Austronesian languages and cultures," participants
will have the privilege of listening to singers of tales in performance,
coming from the highlands of Palawan and Mindanao, and the island of

            For future updates on 10-ICAL, please check the10-ICAL web
page 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: 12 March 2005

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