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Conference Information

Full Title: 16th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar

Short Title: SICOGG 16
Location: Seoul, Korea, South
Start Date: 06-Aug-2014 - 09-Aug-2014
Contact: Jaeryang Kim
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.kggc.org
Meeting Description: SICOGG 16

The 16th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar will take
place at Dongguk University in Seoul, Korea, from August 6, Wednesday,
through August 9, Saturday, of 2014. The conference will be co-hosted by
the Korean Generative Grammar Circle, Dongguk University and Language
Research Institute of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies.

The conference will consist of a general session, a workshop, and a series
of lectures from the keynote speaker. The theme of the general session is
'Comparative Syntax'. The confirmed keynote speaker will be Professor Ian
Roberts from Cambridge University, and the theme of his talk is 'Rethinking
Comparative Syntax: An Emergentist Approach to Parametric Variation'.

All the information about the conference is available on our website
http://www.kggc.org. Participants are asked to check this web page to keep
up to date regarding possible alterations and changes. Additional questions
concerning the conference can be sent to Mr. Keeseok Cho at
d9501001@hanmail.net. The local organizer is Mr. Il Jae Lee at ijlee@kw.ac.kr.
Linguistic Subfield: Syntax
LL Issue: 25.595

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