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LINGUIST List 20.2332

Tue Jun 30 2009

Calls: Semantics/Canada

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Hotze Rullmann, Semantics and Linguistic Theory 20

Message 1: Semantics and Linguistic Theory 20
Date: 30-Jun-2009
From: Hotze Rullmann <rullmanninterchange.ubc.ca>
Subject: Semantics and Linguistic Theory 20
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Full Title: Semantics and Linguistic Theory 20
Short Title: SALT 20

Date: 29-Apr-2010 - 01-May-2010
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Contact Person: Hotze Rullmann
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.sfu.ca/linguistics/salt20/

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics; Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics; Cognitive Science

Call Deadline: 01-Dec-2009

Meeting Description:

Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) is the major North-American conference on formal semantics as a subfield of linguistics.

Invited Speakers:

Martina Faller, Linguistics, University of Manchester
Anna Papafragou, Psychology, University of Delaware
Christopher Potts, Linguistics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Jason Stanley, Philosophy, Rutgers University

Call for Papers:

The Departments of Linguistics at Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia are pleased to invite abstracts for submission to the 20th Semantics and Linguistics Theory Conference (SALT 20) to be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, April 29 - May 1, 2010.


Abstracts are invited for oral presentations (30-minute presentation plus 10-minute discussion) or posters on any topic in natural language semantics with relevance to linguistic theory. In addition to regular sessions, there will be a special thematic session on the Semantics-Pragmatics Interface. We encourage abstract submissions on this theme from various perspectives, including, but not limited to: formal semantics, formal pragmatics, philosophy, psycholinguistics, and cognitive science.

Instructions for Abstract Submission:

Abstracts are not to exceed two pages in letter-size (8.5''x 11'') paper, including examples and references, with 1'' margins on all sides and 12pt font size. The abstract should have a clear title but should not identify the author(s). The abstract must be submitted electronically in PDF format, using the electronic submission website accessible from: http://www.sfu.ca/linguistics/salt20/submit.html.

When you submit your abstract, you will be asked to indicate whether you would like your abstract to be considered for a talk, poster, or both. Submissions are limited to 1 individual and 1 joint abstract per author, or 2 joint abstracts per author.

Important Dates:

Submission deadline: December 1, 2009, 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time
Notification of acceptance: Mid February, 2010
Conference date: April 29 - May 1, 2010

Contact Information:

Conference website: http://www.sfu.ca/linguistics/salt20/
Email contact: salt20mail.arts.ubc.ca

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