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LINGUIST List 21.1969

Sat Apr 24 2010

Calls: Romance Langs, General Ling: Brazil

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Francisco Ordóñez, Romania Nova IV

Message 1: Romania Nova IV
Date: 23-Apr-2010
From: Francisco Ordóñez <fordoneznotes.cc.sunysb.edu>
Subject: Romania Nova IV
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Full Title: Romania Nova. IV

Date: 24-Nov-2010 - 26-Nov-2010
Location: Campos de Jordão, São Paulo, Brazil
Contact Person: Francisco Ordóñez
Meeting Email: fordoneznotes.cc.sunysb.edu
Web Site: http://www.unicamp.br/iel/romanianova/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Romance

Other Specialty: Romance Languages

Call Deadline: 31-Jul-2010

Meeting Description:

The commission of 'Romania Nova' invites papers to its fourth workshop to
be held at Campos de Jordão, São Paulo. The research commission of
Romania nova is interested in promoting and creating a space for
comparative studies of the Romance languages spoken in the Americas.

Call For Papers

Romania Nova:IV WORKSHOP
24-26 of November 2010

Coordinated by:
Mary A.Kato (UNICAMP) and Francisco Ordóñez (Stony Brook, SUNY and
USP)

The commission of ¨Romania Nova¨ invites papers to its fourth workshop to
be held at Campos de Jordão, São Paulo. The research commission of
Romania nova is interested in promoting and creating a space for
comparative studies of the Romance languages spoken in the Americas.
The areas of discussion are:
-Syntax
-Morphology
-Semantics
-Historical Linguistics

The topics of discussion have been:
-Strong and weak pronouns (datives, clitics, null subjects,clitic doubling,
Binding....)
-Clause types (negation, imperatives, questions and wh-
questions,evidentiality, impersonal, passives....)
-Ellipsis and null objects.
-Non-finite clauses (raising,causatives,hiper-raising, adjuntcts....)
- Focus constructions.
-DP and structure of DP
- Morphology

The abstracts are invited for 30 minute talks (plus 10 minutes for
discussion). Abstract should be Maximum 2 pages with examples,
references and trees included. Font 12.

Send abstracts in PDF or Word to:
Mary Kato:ma.katouol.com.br
Francisco Ordóñez:fordoneznotes.cc.sunysb.edu

INVITED SPEAKERS:
José Camacho (Rutgers University)
Richard Kayne (NYU)

We encourage English as a lingua franca for the conference as it is usually
done in many other Romance Language Fora. Nevertheless, papers may
be presented in Portuguese or Spanish, but with handouts or Power-point
presentations in English.

Conference Fees:
Professors: 100 reais or $55
Students: 50 reais or $30

Location:
Campos de Jordão is a quaint town in the state of São Paulo. We are
getting a package deal for the conference lodging. Transportation to the
site will be organized by us from Garulhos airport (São Paulo). More
information about the prices will be posted in our website soon. Any
questions or doubts, send us a message.

Submission Deadline: July 31

Notification Acceptance: August 31.
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