Keelest meeleni 3
International Academic Interdisciplinary Conference From Language to Mind 3: On the Occasion of the 70th Birthday of Academician Arvo Krikmann
10-11 September 2009, Tartu, Estonia
Organized by the Department of Folkloristics at the Estonian Literary Museum and the Estonian Academy of Sciences.
On July 21, 2009 one of the most renowned, versatile and productive folklorists in Estonia, academician Arvo Krikmann, senior researcher at the Estonian Literary Museum, will be celebrating his 70th birthday. On this occasion the international interdisciplinary conference From Language to Mind 3 will be organized on September 10-11, 2009 by the Estonian Literary Museum and the Estonian Academy of Sciences. Throughout his career, Arvo Krikmann has above all been interested in the origin, historiography and textology of Estonian and Baltic-Finnic short forms of folklore. This has included research on the sources of Estonian phraseology and folk rhetoric; the structural levels and interrelations of the short forms of folklore; syntax, logic, modalities and semantics of figurative speech; classification in paremiology; theoretical approaches to the study of metaphor and other figures of speech; geographical distribution of folklore and dialects; applications of quantitative methodology in folkloristics and dialectology.
We invite you to attend our conference and request you to enhance its success in sharing with us your research results.
Papers presenting new and original research on the following topics are sought:
The conference takes place in two languages: English and Russian.
Registration deadline: June 15, 2009.
The organizing committee will allocate the submitted proposals in sections according to the section topics.
Authors will be sent a notification of acceptance (or rejection) of the proposal abstract by June 17, 2009.
Registration fee 50 Euros which will cover the publication of the paper in the conference volume will be paid at the conference.
The papers submitted (maximum length of 40,000 characters) will be published among the conference proceedings. Submissions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 1, 2009. The acceptance of the article for publication will be decided by the editorial board and the authors will be notified of the final list of articles by February 28, 2010 Authors will receive author guidelines and style instructions.
Phone: +372 7377740
Fax: +372 7377706
Conference website http://www.folklore.ee/rl/fo/konve/2009/kriq70
Conference is supported by the target financed project SF0030181s08 "Narrative aspects of folklore. Power, personality and globalization".
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