1st Call for Papers for a graduate student colloquium on Language

1st Call for Papers for a graduate student colloquium on Language Documentation, to be submitted as part of the 1st International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation at the University of Hawai’i, March 12-14 2009. This colloquium, organized by and for graduate students, will provide an opportunity for graduate students to share their research and experiences. The main conference website is at http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/ICLDC09.


We welcome abstracts from graduate students in linguistics and related areas dealing with language documentation and conservation or focusing on issues including, but not limited to:
Time limitation in the graduate program and its implication for language documentation
Responding to community requests for revitalization during the graduate program
Fieldwork and language documentation for graduate students in L3 and issues for translation
Conflicts and compromises on research and goals between communities and researchers
Presentation format:
Papers will be allowed 20 minutes with 10 minutes of question time.
Abstract submission:
Abstracts must be first submitted directly to the session organizer, Hiroko Sato, at hirokosa AT hawaii.edu by September 20th 2008. Once the session has been organized, accepted abstracts will be submitted to the main conference website. Please note that we have obtained a deadline extension from the conference organizers for this themed session.
Maximum abstract length is 400 words. Please send your abstract as an
attachment to hirokosa@hawaii.edu.

Notification of Acceptance: by OCTOBER 17th, 2008

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