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Full Title: 50th Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea

Short Title: SLE 2017
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Start Date: 10-Sep-2017 - 13-Sep-2017
Contact: Johannes Kabatek
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: The Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE) and The University of Zurich are pleased to announce the “50th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE 2017)”, to be held in Zurich, 10-13 September 2017.

SLE meetings provide a forum for high-quality linguistic research from all (sub)domains of linguistics and seeks to attract the submission of workshop proposals on specialised linguistic areas. The meetings also host a round table of experts to discuss topics of linguistic interest.

Chair of the local organising committee: Johannes Kabatek (Zurich),
SLE Conference Manager: Olga Spevak (Toulouse)
SLE Treasurer: Dik Bakker (Lancaster),
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 27.5204

The following session(s) will be held during this meeting:
When "Noun" Meets "Noun": A Cross-Linguistic Look at Complex Nominals
Revisiting Discourse Markers and Discourse Relations
What is in a Morpheme? Theory, Experiments, Computational Approaches to the Relation of Meaning and Form in Morphology
Rethinking Evidentiality
First Language Acquisition in the Languages of the World: Differences and Similarities
Matter Borrowing vs Pattern Borrowing in Morphology
Causal Connectives: Cross-Linguistic Parallels
Beyond Information Structure
Exploring Other Patterns: Loan Verb Accommodation
Linguistic Categories, Language Description and Linguistic Typology
New Approaches to Contrastive Linguistics: Empirical and Methodological Challenges
Modelling the Acquisition of Foreign Language Speech
Advances in Diachronic Construction Grammar
Niches in Morphology
Ditransitives in Germanic Languages
Definiteness, Possessivity and Exhaustivity: Formalizing Synchronic and Diachronic Connections
Participles: Form, Use and Meaning
Vagueness and Ambiguity in Syntax
Why Is 'Why' Unique? Its Syntactic and Semantic Properties
Bare Nouns vs. ‘Partitive Articles': Differences and Similarities
Non-canonical Postverbal Subjects
Empirical Testing of Discourse Relations and Connectives
Linguistic Typology and Cross-Linguistic Psycholinguistics
Accommodation in Verbal and Nonverbal Behavior
The Grammar of Names
Confronting Codeswitching Theories with Corpus and Experimental Data
The Interaction between Borrowing and Word Formation
Vowel Reduction and its Phonological Consequences

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