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LINGUIST List 18.3549

Tue Nov 27 2007

Calls: Applied Ling,General Ling/Netherlands

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

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        1.    Josep Quer, Going Romance 2007

Message 1: Going Romance 2007
Date: 27-Nov-2007
From: Josep Quer <goingromance2007uva.nl>
Subject: Going Romance 2007
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Full Title: Going Romance 2007

Date: 06-Dec-2007 - 08-Dec-2007
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Contact Person: Josep Quer
Meeting Email: goingromance2007uva.nl
Web Site: http://www.hum.uva.nl/goingromance2007

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 10-Sep-2007

Meeting Description

21st Symposium on Romance Linguistics

General Session: December 6, 7

Workshop on L1/L2 acquisition of word order and information structure in
Romance: December 8

Invited Speakers:
Marina Nespor (Università di Ferrara)
Jairo Nunes (Universidade de São Paulo)
Dominique Sportiche (University of California, Los Angeles)

Call for Papers

Going Romance 2007
Twenty-First Symposium on Romance Linguistics
Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands

General Sessions: 6-7 December 2007
Workshop: 8 December 2007
''L1/L2 acquisition of word order and information structure in Romance''

Papers on all areas of Romance linguistics from all theoretical perspectives are
welcome. The presentations will take thirty minutes, with an additional ten
minutes for discussion.

A one-day thematic workshop will take place on Saturday, 8 December, with Marina
Nespor as guest speaker. The subject of the workshop will be the L1/L2
acquisition of word order and information structure in Romance languages. The
focus will be on interface phenomena in this domain. Comparative aspects across
Romance varieties will be addressed. We welcome papers from different
theoretical perspectives.

Abstracts should be anonymous and no longer than two pages, including references
and examples, with margins of at least 1 inch, font size 12, single-spaced.
Submissions are limited to a maximum of one individual and one joint abstract
per author. Please indicate clearly in your submission details whether your
abstract should be considered for the main session or the workshop.

The abstracts should be sent by e-mail to goingromance2007uva.nl
uva.nl> no later than 10 September 2007. Only PDF files
will be accepted. These should be anonymous both in the body of the text and the
filename. Please make sure all fonts and figures are correctly rendered. Attach
a separate file containing: title, author name and address, affiliation and
e-mail address. Please indicate whether you would like to present your paper
during the general sessions on Thursday or Friday, or during the workshop on
Saturday, by mentioning 'main session' or 'workshop'. Papers not conforming to
these requirements will not be taken into consideration.

All authors who present their work at the conference will be invited to submit
their paper for a volume of selected contributions to be published by John

Organizing Committee:

Reineke Bok-Bennema, Jenny Doetjes, Frank Drijkoningen, Brigitte Kampers-Manhe,
Haike Jacobs, Ellen-Petra Kester, Josep Quer, Johan Rooryck, Petra Sleeman,
Henriëtte de Swart, Leo Wetzels.

Workshop organizing committee:

Enoch Aboh, Elisabeth van der Linden, Josep Quer, Petra Sleeman, Fred Weerman.

Local organizing committee:

Josep Quer, Margot Rozendaal, Mauro Scorretti, Petra Sleeman.

Submission address: goingromance2007uva.nl uva.nl>

Deadline for submission: 10 September 2007

For further information go to http://www.hum.uva.nl/goingromance2007

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