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Tue Aug 10 2010

Calls: General Ling/Austria

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        1.    Viola Schmitt, GLOW 34

Message 1: GLOW 34
Date: 09-Aug-2010
From: Viola Schmitt <vs.violaschmittgmail.com>
Subject: GLOW 34
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Full Title: GLOW 34

Date: 27-Apr-2011 - 01-May-2011
Location: Vienna, Austria
Contact Person: Martin Prinzhorn
Meeting Email: martin.prinzhornunivie.ac.at
Web Site: http://homepage.univie.ac.at/glow34.linguistics/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Nov-2010

Meeting Description:

GLOW 34 will be hosted by the department of linguistics, University of
Vienna
Colloquium: April 28-30, 2011,
Workshops: April 27 2011, May 1, 2011
Colloquium Topic: How much syntax is there in grammar?
Subject areas: Phonology, Semantics, Morphology, Syntax, Pragmatics,
Psycholinguistics

In addition there will be three workshops:

Intervention Effects from a Semantic Perspective
April 27, 2011

Workshop on the Phonological Marking of Focus and Topic
April 27, 2011

Identity in Grammar
May 1, 2011

Call For Papers

It is uncontroversial that language has both a sound and a meaning
component. In addition to the latter two, a narrow syntactic component is
postulated by linguists. But is narrow syntax a real, empirically identifiable
subcomponent of the human ability to use language in the most general
sense, or is it merely an analytical artifact? Are there principled grounds for
separating 'Merge' from prosody, implicature, presupposition, parsing,
functional structure, the lexicon, morphology, phonology, stylistic movement,
and binding theory? While there are various conceptual lines of reasoning
to adopt a position on these issues, this position must always be backed up
by empirical evidence. Are there mechanisms in the sound and meaning
components that achieve the same results as Merge? And, if so, do they
require an extra level of quasi-syntactic processes to achieve them? What
do we know about how narrow syntax interfaces with these other systems?

Abstracts relating to these questions but not limited to them are invited for
presentation at GLOW 34. The questions should not only be addressed
from the viewpoint of syntax, or current syntactic theories, but should also
be addressed from within phonology, morphology, semantics and
pragmatics, vis-a-vis-syntax, as well as by psycho-linguistics.

Abstracts (both for oral presentations and posters) must not exceed 2
pages in length (A4 or letter-sized). This includes data and references.
Abstracts must have the following format: font not smaller than 12pt., single
spacing,1-inch/2,5-cm margins on all sides. Submissions must be in pdf-
format. Submissions are limited to 2 papers per author, only 1 of which may
be single-authored. Nothing in the abstract, the title, or the name of the
document should identify the author

Abstract are invited for slots for oral presentations for 45 minutes + 15
minutes of discussion. In addition, GLOW 34 offers two poster sessions.
When submitting the abstract, the author(s) should indicate whether they
wish to be considered for oral presentation only or would also be willing to
present a poster. Financial reimbursement is limited to oral presentations.

20 papers will be selected for oral presentation. 30 papers will be selected
for poster presentation. Authors will be notified by the end of January, 2011
whether their paper got accepted.

All abstracts must be submitted
https://www.easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?conf=glow34 When
submitting, it should be indicated which group the paper belongs to (i.e.,
syntax, phonology, etc.) by ticking the appropriate box. Also, keywords
regarding the contents of the paper should be given.

Website: http://homepage.univie.ac.at/glow34.linguistics/

Contact: University of Vienna
Institut für Sprachwissenschaft
Berggasse 11
Stiege 2, 3. Stock
1090 Wien
phone: +43-1-4277-417 21
fax: +43-1-4277-9417
email: glow34.linguisticsunivie.ac.at
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