SEALS 2012 : 22nd Annual conference of Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
Call For Papers
The Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (SEALS) provides a forum to share both research findings at various stages and thought-provoking ideas on the languages and linguistics of Southeast Asia, including the Austroasiatic, Austronesian, Hmong-Mien, Tibeto-Burman and Tai-Kadai language families. Linguistic investigations that interest the SEALS cover a range of topics including descriptive, theoretical and historical linguistics; linguistic anthropology (ethnolinguistics, language attitude and ideology, discourse and conversational analysis, language and gender, language and politics); language planning, literacy and bilingual education.
Abstracts are invited for papers on any of the following topics related to Southeast Asian Languages:
* Space in Southeast Asian Languages: trajectory, deixis, directionality, metaphorical space etc…
* Discourse in Southeast Asian Languages: information structure, discourse markers discourse construction, etc.
* Corpus and variation in Southeast Asian Languages: data, variation, analysis, structure, normalization, usages, etc…
Furthermore, we invite papers on any aspect of language or linguistics related to the languages of Southeast Asia.
* Gérard Diffloth (EFEO)
* Denis Paillard (CNRS/Paris-Diderot, Université de Paris 7)
* Nick ENFIELD (Max Planck Institute, Nijmegen)
Abstract submission format
Please send your abstract of no more than 500 words on-line at Easychair
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Abstracts should have the following structure:
Page 1 : Text (500 words) containing a statement of topic, approach and conclusions.
Page 2 : Examples and references.
Abstracts will be evaluated by the members of the academic committee on a strictly scientific basis.
* Abstract submission: 1 February 2012, online
* Notification of acceptance : 15 March 2012, via e-mail
Presentations should be in French or English. Participants will be allocated 25 minutes for presentation, plus 10 minutes for discussion.