Anne Lindebjerg (
Mon, 16 Aug 1999 13:22:43 +0200


August 16, 1999 Part II CONFERENCES, FUTURE EVENTS Volume 8: Number 7-8

- Reminder: Symposium on the Relationship between Syntax and
Semantics, Helsinki
- Reminder: Learning Disorders as a Barrier to Human Development,
- Seminar in Neurolinguistics, Turku
- Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands (CLIN), Utrecht
- 18th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics, Lund


<<<<<< CONFERENCES and COURSES >>>>>>


Symposium on the Relationship between Syntax and Semantics in the Analysis of
Linguistic Structure

to be held at the University of Helsinki, September 2-4, 1999.
Organizer: The Linguistic Association of Finland


Learning Disorders as a Barrier to Human Development
St John's College, Cambridge, 9 - 11 September 1999

Speakers include Heikki Lyytinen, Heinz Wimmer, Philip Seymour, Uta Frith,
Peter Bryant, Carsten Elbro, Sven Strömquist, Rebecca Treiman, Keith
Stanovich, Åke Olofsson, Joseph Torgesen, Dorothy Bishop and Susan
Further details can be obtained from Jennifer Smith, Institute of Child
Health, 30 Guilford St., London WC1N 1EH, e-mail, tel.
0171 831 0975.

Provisional programme at:



Saturday October 9, 1999 (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.), at the von Wright Lecture
Hall, Department of Psychology, University of Turku, Lemminkäisenkatu 14-18,
5th floor, Turku, Finland

Organizer: the Nordic Neurolinguistic Network
Funding organization: NorFA
Local organizer: Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Turku,
Turku, Finland
Contact person: Matti Laine, Dept. Psychology, 20014 University of Turku,
Finland (email:

The Nordic Neurolinguistic Network organizes a seminar consisting of
lectures serving to give an update of current neurolinguistic research. There
is no participation fee or pre-registration. All interested persons are
welcome to attend.

Preliminary programme

Prof. Elisabeth Ahlsén (Gothenburg): Aphasic writing

Prof. Tatiana Chernigovskaya (St. Petersburg): Hemispheric specialization for
language and cognitive functions: 'curiousier and curiousier¹

Prof. Kenneth Hugdahl (Bergen): Brain laterality and phonological processing:
Dichotic listening studies

Dr. Christina Krause (Turku): ERD/ERS method as a tool for studying language-
related functions

Dr. Matti Laine (Turku): Anomia and its treatment: neurocognitive mechanisms

Prof. Inger Moen (Oslo): Prosody in the speech of Norwegian patients with
hemisphere lesions: phonetic and phonological deviations

Prof. Jussi Niemi (Joensuu): Late stages of L1 and Specific Language

Dr. Peter af Trampe (Stockholm): The definition of dyslexia. Dyslexia and
linguistic awareness

Jussi Niemi, PhD
University of Joensuu
FIN-80101 Joensuu, Finland
Phones: +358-13-251 4306 (office)
+358-13-251 3198 (Linguistics Lab), +358-50-3034337 (Linguistics mobile)
+358-13-228723 (home), +358-40-5477382 (personal mobile)
Fax: +358-13-251 4211


CLIN 99 First Announcement

Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands
Tenth CLIN Meeting
Friday, 10 December, 1999
Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS
Utrecht University

We are happy to announce the tenth CLIN meeting, which will be hosted by the
Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS at Utrecht University.

The meeting will take place in Utrecht, at the Utrecht Institute of
Linguistics OTS. The languages of the conference will be Dutch and English.

The local organiser of this year's meeting is Paola Monachesi.

Researchers are invited to present papers on all aspects of computational
linguistics (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics,
machine translation, computational lexicography, formal languages, grammar
formalisms, information retrieval, knowledge representation, corpus-oriented
methods, etc.).

Authors should submit an abstract in English or Dutch to the local organiser
(preferably by e-mail, in flat ASCII). The abstract should contain:

- a title
- your name, address, affiliation, and e-mail address
- a short outline of the paper (10-20 lines)

You can send your abstract to:

or, if email is not possible, to:

Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS
Utrecht University
Trans 10
3512JK Utrecht
The Netherlands

Deadline for submission is 1 October 1999.
Notification of acceptance (by e-mail): 15 October 1999.

A volume with proceedings of the Ninth CLIN meeting (held 11 December 1998,
Leuven) will be available at this year's meeting. We intend to produce a
volume of the proceedings of CLIN 99 before CLIN 2000. Papers for these
proceedings will have to be written in English; they will be reviewed by a
committee to be appointed in due time.

This and future information about CLIN 99 will be made available via the CLIN
home page:




The Department of Linguistics and Phonetics at Lund University, Sweden,
to announce that the 18th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics will be held
at Lund University next year.

Venue: Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Date: Thursday, May 18th - Saturday, May 20th, 2000.

We welcome suggestions from researchers who are willing to organize workshops
at 18-SCL. Please state the topic of the workshop you wish to suggest or

More detailed information will be posted in mid-September. Interested persons
who have received this message indirectly and who wish to be included on the
mailing list for further information are requested to contact the 18-SCL
organizing committee.

Contact information:


18-SCL Organizing Committee
Dept of Linguistics and Phonetics
Lund University
Helgonabacken 12
SE-223 62 Lund

fax: +46 46 222 4210

18th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics
Organizing Committee
Dept of Linguistics and Phonetics
Lund University
Helgonabacken 12
SE-223 62 Lund

<<<<<< FUTURE EVENTS >>>>>>

99-08-23 TKE '99 5th International Congress on Terminology and Knowledge
Engineering, Innsbruck, Austria
99-08-23 TMI-99 8th International Conference on Theoretical and Methodological
Issues in Machine Translation, Chester, UK
99-08-24 3rd Symposium on Malay/Indonesian Linguistics, Amsterdam
99-08-26 3rd meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT III)
99-08-30 Languages for Special Purposes Œ99, South Tyrol, Italy
99-09-01 Esca Tutorial and Research Workshop on Dialogue and Prosody
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
99-09-02 Child Language Seminar 1999, City University, London, UK
99-09-02 The Relationship Between Syntax and Semantics in the Analysis of
Linguistic Structure, University of Helsinki
99-09-07 34th Colloquium of Linguistics, Johannes Gutenberg-Universitaet
Mainz, Germany
99-09-09 Learning Disorders as a Barrier to Human Development, Cambridge
99-09-09 2nd International Conference on Major Varieties of English - MAVEN 2
Lincoln University, England,
99-09-09 The Second International and Interdisciplinary Conference on
Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT'99) Trento, Italy
99-09-10 GALA'99 Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition 1999,
University of Potsdam, Germany
99-09-10 The Second Mediterranean Meeting on Morphology, Malta
99-09-12 The Third International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and
Computation, Batumi, Georgia.
99-09-13 Machine Translation Summit VII, National University of Singapore
99-09-13 Workshop on Text, Speech and Dialog (TSD'99) Plzen, Czech Republic
99-09-14 Third International School in Lexicography "Dictionary in the
Contemporary World", Ivanovo State University
99-09-14 Theory and Practice of Speech Research, Moscow State University
99-09-14 8th International conference on History of Language Sciences,
99-09-16 International Conference on Third Language Acquisition and
Trilingualism, University of Innsbruck, Austria
99-09-17 Endangered Languages and Education, Maynooth, Ireland
99-09-24 3rd Conference on Formal Approaches to South Slavic and Balkan
Languages, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
99-09-26 Applied Linguistics Association of Australia, 24th Annual Congress,
99-10-07 CSSP 1999 The Paris Syntax and Semantics Conference, Paris, France
99-10-22 NELS 30 Conference of the Northeastern Linguistic Society
Rutgers, New Jersey
99-10-28 Workshop on Comparative Linguistics 8, University of Wisconsin
99-11-12 Questions. The 2nd International Conference of the North-West Centre
for Linguistics, Liverpool, UK
99-10-15 Mid-America Linguistics Conference, Kansas
99-11-18 8. møte om norsk språk, Universitetet i Tromsø

99-11-23 Second International Symposium on Language Policy: Language Policy at
the Millennium, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

99-11-25 Conference on Languages in Contact, Groningen, the Netherlands

99-12-03 8th Meeting of the Student Organisation of Linguistics in Europe
(ConSOLE), Vienna
99-12-10 Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands (CLIN 99), Utrecht
00-02-19 The 9th Annual Workshop on Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics,
00-03-01 Workshop: Semantically Complex Verbs and their Argument Structure,
Marburg, Germany :
00-03-10 2nd Northwest Conference on Slavic Linguistics, California
00-04-16 23rd GLOW Colloquium 2000: Derivations and Representations, Vitoria-
Gasteiz, Spain
00-04-19 The Glow Workshops I: Focus, II: Null/Overt Morphology, Bilbao, Spain
00-04-27 Sociolinguistics Symposium 2000: The Interface between Linguistics
and Social Theory, Bristol, UK
00-05-04 Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 2000
Washington D.C.
00-06-29 Seventh Conference on Laboratory Phonology, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
END NLB ELECTRONIC NEWS 8(7-8:conferences & future events), 1999