Featured Linguist!

Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



Donate Now | Visit the Fund Drive Homepage

Amount Raised:

$34724

Still Needed:

$40276

Can anyone overtake Syntax in the Subfield Challenge ?

Grad School Challenge Leader: University of Washington


Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info


E-mail this page

Conference Information



Full Title: Cambridge Italian Dialect Syntax-Morphology Meeting 8

      
Short Title: CIDSM 8
Location: Padua and Venice, Italy
Start Date: 20-Jun-2014 - 22-Jun-2014
Contact: CIDSM 8 Organising Committee
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://asit.maldura.unipd.it/cidsm8.html
Meeting Description: The Department of Linguistics and Literature of the University of Padua is very happy to announce that the 8th Cambridge Italian Dialect Syntax-Morphology Meeting will take place at the Universities of Padua and Venice on 20 - 22 June 2014. The meeting aims to bring together dialectologists working on any aspect of the syntax and/or morphology of the dialects of Italy (including non-Romance varieties such as Germanic, Greek, Slavonic, and Albanian varieties) and encourages all approaches - whether synchronic or diachronic, descriptive or theoretical (all frameworks) - to the regional languages and dialects spoken throughout Italy.

The invited speakers for CIDSM 8 are:

Christina Tortora (CUNY Graduate Center)
Delia Bentley (University of Manchester)

The conference will include a special lecture by professor Richard Kayne (NYU) and a roundtable on 'Dialects and Diachrony' chaired by Mair Parry (Bristol) with the participation of Paola BenincĂ , Guglielmo Cinque, Michela Cennamo, Anna Laura Lepschy, Giulio Lepschy, Adam Ledgeway, Nicola Munaro, Cecilia Poletto, Ian Roberts, John Charles Smith, Rosanna Sornicola, Laura Vanelli, Nigel Vincent.

Registration Details:

Those who are interested in attending the meeting, whether presenting a paper or not, should also send an email to cidsm8@gmail.com by Sunday, 15 June to register (no registration fee). There will also be a conference dinner on the evening of Saturday 21 (if you wish to attend, please send an email to cidsm8@gmail.com by Friday, 31 May). Further information (including accommodation) will be provided in due course on our website: http://asit.maldura.unipd.it/cidsm8.html

CIDSM 8 Organising Committee:

Diego Pescarini (University of Padua)
Jacopo Garzonio (University of Venice)
Silvia Rossi (University of Venice)
Diana Passino (University of Padua)
Davide Bertocci (University of Padua)
Paola BenincĂ  (University of Padua)

CIDSM Steering Committee:

Roberta D'Alessandro (Universiteit Leiden)
Adam Ledgeway (University of Cambridge)
Linguistic Subfield: Morphology; Syntax
Subject Language: Italian
LL Issue: 25.407


Back
Calls and Conferences main page