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LINGUIST List 18.3366

Wed Nov 14 2007

Calls: Syntax/UK

Editor for this issue: Ania Kubisz <anialinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Peter Ackema, 23rd Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop

Message 1: 23rd Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop
Date: 13-Nov-2007
From: Peter Ackema <packemaling.ed.ac.uk>
Subject: 23rd Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop
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Full Title: 23rd Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop
Short Title: CGSW 23

Date: 12-Jun-2008 - 13-Jun-2009
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Peter Ackema
Meeting Email: cgsw23ling.ed.ac.uk
Web Site: http://lel.ed.ac.uk/events/cgsw23/

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Language Family(ies): Germanic

Call Deadline: 01-Feb-2008

Meeting Description

The 23rd Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW 23), held at the University
of Edinburgh, June 12-13, 2008.

CGSW 23 - Call for Papers

The 23rd Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW 23) will be held at the
University of Edinburgh, June 12-13, 2008.

We are pleased to announce the following invited speakers:

Edwin Williams (Princeton)
Susi Wurmbrand (University of Connecticut)

We invite abstracts for thirty-minute talks (followed by ten minutes of
discussion) on any aspect of comparative Germanic syntax, including diachronic
syntax and the interface between syntax and other components of the grammar.

Abstracts should not exceed two pages (letter-size/A4) in total length
(including data and references), with one-inch (2.54cm) margins all around,
typed in at least 11-point font. Submissions are restricted to one individual
and one joint abstract per author.

Abstracts should be submitted by e-mail to the following address:


The abstract itself should be attached as a PDF file and should be completely
anonymous. The email should use the subject header ''Abstract'' and should
contain the following information in the body:
Name(s) of author(s)
Affiliation of author(s)
Title of paper
Email address for correspondence

The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2008. We will send out notifications
of acceptance or rejection around the end of March.

If you have any questions, you can contact us at: cgsw23ling.ed.ac.uk

For more information, visit the workshop's website at:

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