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Full Title: Romania Nova VI

Location: Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Start Date: 01-Feb-2013 - 02-Feb-2013
Contact: Francisco Ordonez
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.facebook.com/Romanianova
Meeting Description: ‘Romania Nova’: VI Workshop
1-2 February 2013
during Abralin, Natal (Brazil)

The research commission of Romania Nova is interested in promoting and creating a space for comparative studies of the syntax and morphology of Romance languages spoken in the Americas from a synchronic and diachronic point of view.

Coordinated by:

Mary A.Kato (UNICAMP)
Francisco Ordóñez (Stony Brook, SUNY)
Andrés Saab (Universidad del Comahue)

Invited Speakers:

Adriana Belletti (Università di Siena)
Shigeru Miyagawa (MIT)
Linguistic Subfield: Historical Linguistics; Morphology; Syntax
Subject Language: French; Portuguese; Spanish
LL Issue: 23.4496

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