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Full Title: Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages

Short Title: LSRL
Location: London, Ontario, Canada
Start Date: 02-May-2014 - 04-May-2014
Contact: Silvia Perpiñán
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.uwo.ca/modlang/LSRL44/
Meeting Description: The 44th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages will be held at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, from May 2-4, 2014.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Joyce Bruhn de Garavito, The University of Western Ontario
Viviane Deprez, Rutgers University
Maria Teresa Guasti, Università di Milano
José Hualde, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Please send your questions of any kind to us at LSRL44@uwo.ca.

On Behalf of the Organizing Committee:

Silvia Perpiñán
Ileana Paul
David Heap
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
Subject Language Family: Romance
LL Issue: 24.4825

The following session(s) will be held during this meeting:
Romance Languages as Minority and/or Heritage Languages
The Nature of Nominal Categories

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