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LINGUIST List 17.2434

Wed Aug 30 2006

Calls: Syntax/United Kingdom; General Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Dan Parker <danlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Roberta D'Alessandro, 2nd Cambridge Italian Dialect Syntax Meeting
        2.    Richard Page, Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference 13

Message 1: 2nd Cambridge Italian Dialect Syntax Meeting
Date: 29-Aug-2006
From: Roberta D'Alessandro <rd325cam.ac.uk>
Subject: 2nd Cambridge Italian Dialect Syntax Meeting

Full Title: 2nd Cambridge Italian Dialect Syntax Meeting
Short Title: CIDSM 2

Date: 26-Jan-2007 - 27-Jan-2007
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Roberta D'Alessandro
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Subject Language(s): Italian

Call Deadline: 31-Oct-2006

Meeting Description:

2nd Cambridge Italian Dialect Syntax Meeting.

Call for Papers

We are very happy to announce that the 2nd Cambridge Italian Dialect Syntax Meeting will take place at the University of Cambridge on 26-27 January 2007.
The study of the syntax of Italian dialects has gained more and more importance over the last few years. This meeting wishes to bring together linguists from diverse theoretical frameworks working on any aspect of the syntax of Italian dialects.

Invited Speakers:

Francesco Avolio

Richard Kayne

Nicola Munaro

Edgar Radtke

Submission Details:

We strongly encourage electronic submissions, which may be sent to:


Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes for discussion) on any aspect of syntax of Italian dialects. The conference languages are English and Italian.

Abstracts (electronic or otherwise) should reach us no later than 31 October 2006. Speakers will be notified of the results of their abstract review by 30 November 2006.

Abstract Guidelines:

Authors are asked to submit their abstracts as e-mail attachments (pdf or rtf formats are preferred, MS Word is also acceptable). The abstracts should include the title, but not author name(s). Title of the paper, name of the author(s), affiliation(s), address, phone number, and e-mail address should be included in the e-mail message.

Abstracts should be no more than two pages in length (including examples and references), in 12-point type.

If you are unable to send your abstract via e-mail, please submit 1 anonymous printed copy plus a separate card giving the title of the abstract, author name(s), affiliation(s), and contact information. Mailed abstracts should be sent to:

Roberta D'Alessandro
Department of Italian
University of Cambridge
Sidgwick Avenue

Those who are interested in attending the meeting should also send an e-mail to rd325cam.ac.uk by 20 December 2006. Further information (including accommodation) will be provided in due course on our website: http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/italian/.

CIDSM organising committee:
Roberta D'Alessandro, Adam Ledgeway, Ian Roberts, Silvio Cruschina

CIDSM - 2nd Cambridge Italian Dialect Syntax Meeting

I Dipartimenti di Italiano e di Linguistica dell'Università di Cambridge sono lieti di annunciare il secondo Cambridge Italian Dialect Syntax Meeting, che si terrà presso l'Università di Cambridge nei giorni 26 e 27 gennaio 2007.
Lo studio della sintassi dei dialetti italiani ha assunto in questi ultimi anni un ruolo di grande rilevo. Scopo dell'incontro è quello di riunire studiosi di sintassi dei dialetti italiani di ogni quadro teorico, per incoraggiare una sana e proficua discussione sui fenomeni sintattici dei dialetti italiani.


Francesco Avolio

Richard Kayne

Nicola Munaro

Edgar Radtke

Gli aspiranti relatori sono invitati ad inviare riassunti in forma anonima e come e-mail attachment (preferibilmente .pdf o .rtf) a:


entro e non oltre il 31 ottobre 2007. Le lingue della conferenza sono l'inglese e l'italiano.
Il titolo della relazione, il nome dell'autore, l'affiliazione, l'indirizzo postale e l'indirizzo elettronico, dovranno essere inclusi nel testo del messaggio e-mail.
I riassunti non dovranno superare le 2 pagine (12pt), compresi esempi e riferimenti bibliografici.
Ogni relatore avrà a disposizione 20 minuti per la presentazione più 10 minuti per le domande. La notifica dell'accettazione verrà data entro il 20 novembre 2006.

Nel caso in cui un autore fosse impossibilitato ad inviare il suo riassunto via e-mail, potrà inviarne una copia (senza il nome dell'autore) con un foglio a parte contenente le informazioni sulla relazione e sull'autore a questo indirizzo:

Roberta D'Alessandro
Department of Italian
University of Cambridge
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge, CB3 9DA, U.K.

Coloro che desiderassero assistere al Meeting sono pregati di inviare un'e-mail a rd325cam.ac.uk entro il 20 dicembre 2006. Ulteriori informazioni (direzioni, alloggio) saranno presto disponibili sul nostro sito web, http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/italian/

Il comitato organizzatore
Roberta D'Alessandro, Adam Ledgeway, Ian Roberts, Silvio Cruschina

Message 2: Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference 13
Date: 29-Aug-2006
From: Richard Page <brp3psu.edu>
Subject: Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference 13

Full Title: Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference 13
Short Title: GLAC 13

Date: 13-Apr-2007 - 15-Apr-2007
Location: University Park, PA, USA
Contact Person: Richard Page
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.psu.edu/dept/glac/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Germanic

Call Deadline: 03-Jan-2007

Meeting Description:

GLAC 13 will be held at Penn State. Papers may deal with any aspect of the Germanic languages (including English to 1500), synchronic or diachronic.

Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars are invited to submit abstracts for 20- or 30-minute papers (plus 10 minutes of discussion) on any linguistic or philological aspect of any historical or modern Germanic language or dialect, including English (to 1500) and the extra-territorial varieties. Papers from a range of linguistic subfields, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics, language acquisition, contact, and change, as well as differing theoretical approaches, are welcome.

Please submit a single-spaced one-page abstract (in .pdf, .doc or .rtf format) online at our website: http://www.psu.edu/dept/glac/. Include only a title but no author information in the abstract itself. All abstracts will undergo anonymous review. Submissions should be in pdf format if any specialized fonts are used. The deadline for submissions is January 3, 2007. Notifications of acceptance will be distributed by February 1, 2007. Further information can be found on the conference website: http://www.psu.edu/dept/glac/.

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