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LINGUIST List 21.2200

Wed May 12 2010

Calls: Semantics, Socioling/France

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

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        1.    Marta Donazzan, Bare Nouns and Genericity - Noms nus et généricité

Message 1: Bare Nouns and Genericity - Noms nus et généricité
Date: 11-May-2010
From: Marta Donazzan <donazzanlinguist.jussieu.fr>
Subject: Bare Nouns and Genericity - Noms nus et généricité
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Full Title: Bare Nouns and Genericity - Noms nus et généricité

Date: 07-Oct-2010 - 08-Oct-2010
Location: paris, France
Contact Person: Marta Donazzan
Meeting Email: donazzanlinguist.jussieu.fr

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 26-Jun-2010

Meeting Description:

The workshop 'Bare nouns and Genericity' will be held at the Université
Paris Diderot - Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle - UMR 7110 CNRS on
October 7th-8th, 2010.
The workshop is organized by the bilateral project CAPES/COFECUB 2008-
2012 Bare Nouns in Brazilian Portuguese at the syntax-semantics interface,
between the Université Paris Diderot (resp. Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin) and
the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (resp. Roberta Pires de
Oliveira). The workshop will consist of about 10 talks by researchers
involved in the above-mentioned research project, while 10 slots will be
allocated to selected talks (30 min. + 10 min. for discussion) by external
participants. The goal of the workshop is to increase the understanding of
the structural and referential properties of bare nominals across languages;
we invite submissions of abstracts bearing on any aspect of the syntax and
semantics of BNs, both in a language-specific and a crosslinguistic
perspective.The official languages of the workshop are English and French.

Claire Beyssade (Institut Jean Nicod, CNRS, Paris)
Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin (LLF - UMR 7110 CNRS, Université Paris Diderot)
Marta Donazzan (Université Paris 8 Vincennes - St. Denis & SFL - UMR
7023 CNRS)
Marcelo Ferreira (Universidade de Sao Paulo)
Brenda Laca (Université Paris 8 Vincennes - St. Denis & SFL - UMR 7023,
Ana L. Muller (Universidade de Sao Paulo)
Roberta Pires de Oliveira (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina)

Invited Speakers:
Mark Baker (Rutgers University)
Henriette de Swart (Universiteit Utrecht)
Anne Zribi-Hertz (Université Paris 8 Vincennes - St. Denis)

Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin
Marta Donazzan

Contact information:
Marta Donazzan
donazzan AT linguist.jussieu.fr

Call For Papers

Abstracts (.PDF or .doc format) must be submitted prior to June 26th, 2010
on the following webpage:

Authors are required to submit an anonymous abstract.
After the selection procedure is over, accepted authors will be further asked
a revised abstract for diffusion and compilation of an abstract booklet.
Abstracts will not exceed two standard A4-sized, single-spaced pages
(examples, references and figures included), with a 2 cm margin on all four
sides, written in Times New Roman, 12 pt.
The first line of the abstract will contain the title of the paper in boldface
and two blank lines will be left between text and title lines.
Every author is allowed to submit a maximum of two abstracts, of which only
one as single author.

Important dates:
Workshop : October 7th-8th, 2010
Abstract submission deadline: June 26th, 2010
Notification of acceptance: July 30, 2010
Program: September 1, 2010
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