FABBS news

To: FABBS Council We wanted to tell you about a couple things that FABBS’ Executive Director, Paula Skedsvold, has been up to in recent days. 1)   We supported the successful March for Science just over a week ago. Now Paula is working with the heads of other scientific organizations to keep the momentum going and […]

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Summer School in Linguistics

Registration is now open for the LOT Summer School in Linguistics 2017! It will take place at Leiden University, the Netherlands from June 26-July 7. Topics include:  – Revisiting the Gricean turn (Mira Ariel) – Truth and veridicality in grammar: modal expressions, propositional attitudes (Anastasia Giannakidou) – Language contact in the speech community: a variationist […]

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FABBS: Job posting

PROGRAM DIRECTOR POSITION IN COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE AT NSF: Application deadline May 11, 2017 Do you want to help identify areas of potentially transformative research? Serve as the liaison to our research community? Build new national or international collaborations? Experience how the merit review process operates? The Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences is pleased to […]

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FABBS: Legislative Update

FABBS Member Societies and Affiliates:   Most of the federal government is currently being funded on a Continuing Resolution (CR) that ends on April 28th. At that time, funding for the remainder of the fiscal year will need to be in place (either through the passage of another CR or appropriations bills), or government agencies […]

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FABBS: Call for symposia for ISDP

CALL FOR SYMPOSIA Symposia for the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology 2017 Annual Meeting, to be held November 8-10, 2017, at the Westin City Center, Washington, DC are due April 3, 2017. Proposal applications should include the following information: 1. Symposium title 2. A short (250 words), integrative abstract outlining the theme of the symposium […]

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FABBS: Statement on Administration’s Budget Blueprint

The President’s abridged budget plan for Fiscal Year 2018, described as a “budget blueprint,” will place a severe strain on the American people, short-term and long-term. The stated goal of the Administration is to create a budget that “puts America first” by shifting significant Federal resources to national security. In doing so, however, the proposed […]

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2017 conference submission deadline March 13

Due to some technical issues, the submission portal for the 2017 ST&D conference in Philadelphia will remain open until Monday, March 13 at 11:59 pm. If you were trying to submit your proposal and had a technical problem, you can still get it in.   The conference website can be found here: https://www.ets.org/c/36181/text-discourse-annual-meeting.html All the […]

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FABBS: US federal budget update

FABBS Member Societies and Friends: The Hill reported today that the President will propose a budget that increases defense spending by $54 billion and cut non-defense spending by the same amount. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities conducted an analysis of what this means for the non-defense part of the federal budget, which includes all […]

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Job opening: NSF Program Officer

Do you want to help identify areas of potentially transformative research?  Serve as the liaison to our research community?  Build new national or international collaborations?  Experience how the merit review process operates?   The Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences is pleased to announce an opening for a Program Officer in Perception, Action, and Cognition.  […]

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2017 ST&D Newsletter

Happy New Year from the Society for Text & Discourse!   We have several exciting events and announcements to tell you about:   Membership renewal: If you have not renewed your membership for 2017, now is the time. Membership advantages include a subscription to Discourse Processes, reduced conference registration fees, and electronic access to Policy […]

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