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Full Title: 9th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics

Short Title: WAFL9
Location: Ithaca, New York, USA
Start Date: 23-Aug-2013 - 25-Aug-2013
Contact: Andrew Joseph
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Meeting URL: http://conf.ling.cornell.edu/WAFL9/
Meeting Description: The Department of Linguistics at Cornell University is pleased to announce the 9th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL9), to be held on August 23-25, 2013. The invited speakers are professors Guglielmo Cinque, Bruce Hayes, and Susumu Kuno.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Morphology; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax
Subject Language Family: Altaic
LL Issue: 24.2784

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