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The 5th Cambridge Italian Dialect Syntax Meeting (CIDSM 5) - in Berlin
The Department of Romance Philology and the Interdisciplinary Center for European Languages of the Freie Universität of Berlin are happy to announce that the 5th Cambridge Italian Dialect Syntax Meeting will take place at the Freie Universität of Berlin on July 2nd and 3rd, 2010.
Keynote Speakers: Delia Bentley (University of Manchester) Michael Allen Jones (University of Essex) Dieter Kattenbusch (Humbolt Universität Berlin) Adam Ledgeway (University of Cambridge) Martin Maiden (University of Oxford)
Organising Committee: Lucia Grimaldi (Freie Universität Berlin) Guido Mensching (Freie Universität Berlin) Eva Brehm-Jurish (Freie Universität Berlin)
Steering Committee: Roberta D'Alessandro (Universiteit Leiden) Adam Ledgeway (University of Cambridge)
Call for Papers
The meeting aims to bring together dialectologists working on any aspect of the syntax and/or morphology of the dialects of Italy and encourages all approaches - Whether synchronic or diachronic, descriptive or theoretical (all frameworks) - To Romance diatopic varieties spoken in Italy.
Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes for discussion) on any aspect of the syntax or morphology of the dialects of Italy. The conference languages are English and Italian. Authors are asked to send their abstracts via Easy Abstracts on Linguist List. A submission form can be found on the following site: http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/CIDSM5.
Abstracts should be no longer than two pages in length (including examples and references), in 12-point type, and should arrive no later than 31 March 2010. Speakers will be notified of the results of their abstract review by April 30 2010.
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