LINGUIST List 10.1018

Thu Jul 1 1999

Calls: Romance Linguistics, Negation

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Message 1: Romance linguistics

Date: Thu, 01 Jul 1999 12:53:58 CEST
From: Jeroen van de Weijer <vdweijer2000hotmail.com>
Subject: Romance linguistics

Second call for papers

Thirteenth Symposium on Romance Linguistics
Leiden University, December 9-11
Holland Institute of Generative Linguistics (HIL)
Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS (UiL OTS)

Invited speakers: Gemma Rigau (Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Cecilia 
Poletto (Universita di Padova) and
Eduardo Raposo (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Abstracts are invited for thirty minutes talks (with an additional ten 
minutes for discussion) in all areas of Romance linguistics from all 
theoretical perspectives. Abstracts should be anonymous, and should be no 
longer than two pages, including references and examples, with margins of at 
least 1-inch, font size 11/12. Submissions are limited to a maximum of one 
individual and one joint abstract per author. Please provide 7 anonymous 
abstracts and one camera-ready original containing title, author's name and 
affiliation. Submissions by e-mail or fax can be accepted, provided a 
camera-ready original is received within one week after the deadline. A 
separate card should contain the title of the paper, author's name, 
affiliation, address, telephone number and e-mail address.

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: September 17, 1999. Abstracts should be 
sent to the following address:

Going Romance 1999
Leiden University
Marijke Ziegelaar
Dept of French
P.O. Box 9515
2300 RA Leiden
The Netherlands

E-mail: ziegelaarrullet.leidenuniv.nl

web site Going Romance: http://www.leidenuniv.nl/hil/confs/gr1999

A workshop on negation will be held on December 11. This workshop is 
organized in collaboration with the North West Centre for Linguistics (Great 
Britain). A separate call for papers follows.

Starting this year, Going Romance will publish selected proceedings of the 
symposium. We have reached an agreement with HAG publishers for the swift 
publication of these proceedings. Timely published proceedings foster quick 
discussion, and illustrate the diversity of analyses and approaches in the 
field. We would like to strongly encourage all participants to submit their 
papers for the proceedings, so as to ensure that this new venture becomes a 
resounding success!

Organizing Comittee: Reineke Bok-Bennema (Groningen), Denis Delfitto (UiL 
OTS Dept of Italian), Jenny Doetjes (HIL/ Leiden) Yves D'Hulst
(HIL/ Leiden), Frank Drijkoningen (UiL OTS Dept of French), Pieter Muysken 
(HIL/ Leiden), Johan Rooryck (HIL/Leiden), Petra Sleeman (HIL, Amsterdam).


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Message 2: Workshop on Negation

Date: Thu, 01 Jul 1999 12:56:27 CEST
From: Jeroen van de Weijer <vdweijer2000hotmail.com>
Subject: Workshop on Negation

Second call for papers

Workshop on Negation
Leiden University, December 11
(workshop incorporated in Going Romance, December 9-11)

Organizing committee: Francis Corblin (Rennes 2), Johan Rooryck (HIL/ Leiden 
University), Paul Rowlett (Salford), Henriette de Swart (UiL-OTS/ Utrecht 
University).

Speakers: Francis Corblin (Rennes 2), Paul Rowlett (Salford)

The workshop focuses on negation in Romance languages. We welcome 
contributions from different theoretical perspectives. The following issues 
are of special interest:

* The syntax, semantics, and L1/L2 acquisition of negation.
* Negative concord, Negative polarity, binding and scope, negation in the 
nominal and verbal domains, the Jespersen cycle, microvariation of negative 
elements in Romance, negation and quantification, the position of negative 
adverbs, negation and clitics.

Besides the papers of the invited speakers, there will be room for four 
selected papers. The presentation of the papers will take 30 minutes, and 
will be followed by a 15-minute commentary and a 15-minute general 
discussion. Abstracts should be anonymous, and should be no longer than two 
pages, including references and
examples,with margins of at least 1-inch, font size11/12. Submissions are 
limited to a maximum of one individual and one joint abstract per author.

Please provide 8 anonymous abstracts and one camera-ready original 
containing title, author's name and affiliation. Submissions by e-mail or 
fax can be accepted, provided a camery-ready original is received within one 
week after the deadline. A separate 3" x 5" card should contain the title of 
the paper, the author's name and affiliation, address, telephone number, 
e-mail address and the indication `negation'. Selected speakers will be 
required to send in a version of their paper before November 21.

The papers of the workshop will be reviewed and published in the proceedings 
of Going Romance.

Deadline for recept of abstracts: September 17, 1999. Abstracts should be 
sent to the following address:

Workshop Going Romance 1999
Leiden University
Marijke Ziegelaar
Dept of French
P.O. Box 9515
2300 RA Leiden
The Netherlands

web site Going Romance: http://www.leidenuniv.nl/hil/confs/gr1999

E-mail: ziegelaarrullet.leidenuniv.nl



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