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46th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society
Message 1: 46th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society
From: Adam Baker <chicagolinguisticsocietygmail.com>
Subject: 46th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society
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Full Title: 46th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society
Short Title: CLS 46
Date: 08-Apr-2010 - 10-Apr-2010
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Contact Person: Adam Baker
Meeting Email: chicagolinguisticsocietygmail.com
Web Site: http://humanities.uchicago.edu/orgs/cls/conf.shtml
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2010
The 46th annual meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society will be held April
8-10, 2010 at the University of Chicago. The conference will include a general
session and parassesions devoted to Reevaluating the Semantics-Pragmatics
Interface, Multilingualism, and Probablistic Theories of Grammar.
Call for Papers
John Goldsmith, University of Chicago
We welcome papers from all major linguistic subfields and frameworks as well as
from related cross-disciplinary areas. Papers relating to one of the parasession
themes will be given preference.
Reevaluating the Semantics-Pragmatics Interface
Beth Levin, Stanford University
Chris Barker, New York University
This parasession will discuss new approaches to semantics, pragmatics, and their
Anna Escobar, University of Illinois, Urbana/Champagne
Aneta Pavlenko, Temple University
This paressesion will discuss multilingualism, including but not limited to L1
affects on L2, learning in a multilingual environment, and language contact.
Probabilistic Theories of Grammar
Jason Eisner, John Hopkins University
Jason Riggle, University of Chicago
This parasession will explore issues with probabilistic theories of phonology,
morphology, syntax, and semantics, with topics including parameterization,
estimation, and parsing.
Each talk will be given 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for
questions. Presented papers will be published in the CLS Proceedings.
Anyone may submit one abstract as the sole author and a second as co-author, or
two as co-author. All abstracts must be submitted online at
Abstracts must conform to the following specifications:
- PDF format, with filename "Lastname - Paper Title" (e.g., Asimov - The
Morphophonemics of Robojibwe.pdf).
- 12-point font, 1-inch margins.
- Include title and keywords (i.e., CLS session title, language, language
family, linguistics subfield).
- Abstract may be no more than 500 words in length. Data, keywords, and
references are not included in the final count, but please include all data in
the main text of the abstract. Do not put data on a separate page. Total
abstract (including data and references) should not exceed 2 pages.
- Author name(s) must not appear on the abstract! Only in the filename.
Please note that abstracts submitted to CLS 46 will be evaluated under a two-
tiered review system involving both external and internal reviewers.
All abstracts must be submitted by 11:59 PM CST on Friday, January 15, 2010. The
authors will be notified of acceptance decisions by late February 2010.
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