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9. Forthcoming Meetings

Symposium on Andean languages - ICA, Santiago, Chile, 14-18 July 2003

From Serafin M. Coronel-Molina (scoronel(at) 30 May 2002:

A symposium on Languages, Cultures, Ideologies and Identities in the Andes is being organized as part of the 51st International Congress of Americanists, in Santiago, Chile, July 14-18, 2003. The convenor of the symposium is SerafĚn M. Coronel-Molina; co-convenors are Linda Grabner- Coronel and César Itier.

The primary focus of this symposium is on the interface between cultures, languages and ideologies of the Andean region, long known as a nexus of cultures and languages bound up in a colonizing context: What do people do with their repertoire of languages and identities? How do they constitute their multiple ethnic, linguistic and national identities? How do linguistic, political and social ideologies mediate cultural patterning in terms of ethnic or gendered identities?

Novel perspectives and approaches to these or related topics are encouraged, and may include interactions among two or more themes. Individual presentations should not exceed 20 minutes in length, and may be in Spanish, English, Portuguese or French.

Proposals should be no longer than 600 words, and must include (1) a cover page with the title of the presentation, the presenter's name, affiliation, preferred mailing address, telephone and fax if available, e-mail address, and any special audio-visual equipment that may be needed for the presentation; and (2) the text of the proposal with the title of the presentation, but no other identifying information. Proposal submissions should be received no later than December 30, 2002.

Residents of Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa or Asia should submit proposals to: SerafĚn M. Coronel-Molina, 95 South Drive, Amherst, New York 14226, USA (scoronel(at) Residents of Canada, the USA, Europe and Australia should submit proposals to: Linda Grabner-Coronel, Canisius College, Department of Modern Languages, 2001 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14208, USA (grabnerl(at)

If you choose to submit your abstract via e-mail, please send it as a Word attachment. Submitters will be notified of their acceptance no later than end January 2003.

For more information, see the website:

For more detailed information on the rules governing presentations, and all other conference arrangements, see the ICA website:

XVII International Congress of Linguists, Prague, Czech Republic, July 24-29, 2003

Three-page abstracts of papers (both for the regular sessions and for the workshops) and poster descriptions should be sent (preferably electronically, or in four hard copies) to the organizer of the session (or workshop) relevant for the topic of the paper (see list of sessions and list of workshops); in case of uncertainty about the appropriate session, the abstract may be sent to the address of the Chair of the Scientific Committee (see below). The authors should clearly indicate whether they submit an abstract of a full paper or a description of a poster. Authors of the accepted papers will be asked to send in a one-page summary of the paper in a camera-ready format (the instructions will be sent to the authors together with the information of acceptance), and this summary will be printed in the volume of abstracts.



Important dates for submission of abstracts of papers, workshop contributions and poster descriptions:

3-page abstracts October 1, 2002
Information of acceptance/rejection will be sent out before: December 31, 2002 1-page summary for publication in the proceedings March 31, 2003

Each abstract should contain: the title of the paper/poster, the author's name, and affiliation, postal address, e-mail address and fax.

Address of the Chair of the Scientific Committee:

Prof. Ferenc Kiefer
Research Institute for Linguistics
Hungarian academy of Sciences
Benczur u. 33
H-1068 Budapest, Hungary
e-mail: iefer(at)

Languages: Papers can be delivered in English, German, French or Russian; summaries published in the volume of abstracts should be written in English or French.

Book exhibitions
Book publishers are welcome to have their own book exhibitions. A space with exhibition facilities such as tables, boards, as well as a security service during off-hours will be provided for a modest fee. For further information, please contact the secretariat of the Local Organizing Committee. The deadline for registration for the exhibition is April 30, 2003; space will be reserved on a first-come-first-served basis.

Parallel sessions & organizers
ˇ Language planning and language policies: Professor Ayo Bamgbose, Department of Linguistics, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. e-mail: bamgbose(at) ˇ Pidgins, creoles, language in contact: Professor Kees Versteegh, Institut of Linguistics, VH Midden Oost, Postbus 9103, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. e-mail: C.Versteegh(at) ˇ Comparative linguistics: Professor Lyle Campbell, Department of Linguistics, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand. e-mail: l.campbell(at) ˇ Computational linguistics: Professor Giacomo Ferrari, Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, Universita del Piemonte Orientale, Via A.Manzoni 8, 13100 Vercelli, Italy. e-mail: ferrari(at) ˇ Language and fieldwork: Professor Daniel Everett, Caixa Postal 129, Porto Velho, RO, 78900-970, Brazil. e-mail: dan_everett(at) ˇ Techniques for language description: Professor Nicoletta Calzolari, Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale del CNR, Via Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa, Italy e-mail:
ˇ Syntax and morphology: Professor Stephen Anderson, Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, Yale University, PO Box 208236, Yale Station, New Haven CT, 06520-8236 USA. e-mail: stephen.anderson(at)
ˇ Lexicology and lexicography: Professor Rufus Gouws, Department of Afrikaans and Durch, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, South Africa. e-mail: Rhg(at)
ˇ Phonetics and phonology: Professor Jean Lowenstamm, Universit* de Paris 7, UFR Linguistique, CASE 7003, 2, Place Jussieu, 75251 Paris Cedex 05, France. e-mail: jean.lowenstamm(at)
ˇ Pragmatics and semantics: Professor Robert M.Harnish, Department of Philosophy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA. e-mail: harnish(at)