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LINGUIST List 21.3650

Thu Sep 16 2010

Calls: Historical Ling, Semantics, Typology/USA

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        1.    Judith Tonhauser, Evidentials Fest

Message 1: Evidentials Fest
Date: 14-Sep-2010
From: Judith Tonhauser <judithling.osu.edu>
Subject: Evidentials Fest
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Full Title: Evidentials Fest

Date: 14-Jan-2011 - 15-Jan-2011
Location: The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Contact Person: Judith Tonhauser
Meeting Email: evidentialsling.osu.edu

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Semantics; Typology

Call Deadline: 01-Nov-2010

Meeting Description:

The Department of Linguistics at The Ohio State University is pleased to
announce the Evidentials Fest, a workshop dedicated to evidentiality, to be
held on January 14 and 15, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. This event also
constitutes the 8th Annual OSU Martin Luther King Day Linguistics
Symposium.

The goal of the workshop is to bring together researchers working on
evidentiality from descriptive, formal semantic, cross-linguistic and/or
historical perspectives, with the goal of fostering a cross-disciplinary and
cross-linguistic discussion of evidentials and evidential systems. The
workshop will feature several local (OSU) speakers as well as several
outside invited speakers (see the Call for Papers), and will also consist of
additional paper and poster presentations solicited through a call for
papers.

Call for Papers

The Department of Linguistics at The Ohio State University is pleased to
announce the Evidentials Fest, a workshop dedicated to evidentiality, to be
held on January 14 and 15, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. This event also
constitutes the 8th Annual OSU Martin Luther King Day Linguistics
Symposium.

Instructions for abstract submission

We invite abstracts for oral presentations (20 minute presentation plus 10
minute for discussion) or posters on any topic with relevance to evidentiality.
Please indicate on the top of your abstract which format you would like to be
considered for (i.e. presentation, poster, presentation + poster), as well as
the title of the presentation/poster and the name(s) of the author(s).
Abstracts are not to exceed two pages in letter-size (8.5''x 11'') paper,
including examples and references, with 1'' margins on all sides and 12pt
font size. The abstract must in PDF format. Please submit your abstract by
sending it to evidentialsling.osu.edu by 11:59pm (EST) of November 1,
2010.

Invited speakers

- Alexandra Aikhenvald, James Cook University
- Victor Friedman, University of Chicago
- Lisa Matthewson, University of British Columbia
- Sarah Murray, Cornell University

OSU Speakers:

- Brian Joseph
- Jungmee Lee
- Anastasia Smirnova
- Judith Tonhauser

Important dates

- Submission deadline: November 1, 2010
- Notification of acceptance: November 15, 2010
- Workshop date: January 14 - 15, 2011

Contact information:

Email contact: evidentialsling.osu.edu
(a workshop webpage is under construction)
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