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LINGUIST List 21.572

Thu Feb 04 2010

Calls: Typology/United Kingdom

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        1.    Emmanuelle Labeau, Current Evolutions of Romance Verbal Systems

Message 1: Current Evolutions of Romance Verbal Systems
Date: 03-Feb-2010
From: Emmanuelle Labeau <e.labeauaston.ac.uk>
Subject: Current Evolutions of Romance Verbal Systems
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Full Title: Current Evolutions of Romance Verbal Systems

Date: 18-Apr-2011 - 20-Apr-2011
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Emmanuelle Labeau
Meeting Email: e.labeauaston.ac.uk
Web Site:
http://www1.aston.ac.uk/lss/news-events/conferences-seminars/chronos-10/english/proposals/associated-workshop/


Linguistic Field(s): Typology

Language Family(ies): Romance

Call Deadline: 01-May-2010

Meeting Description:

Tenses are traditionally presented as part of a stable temporo aspecto-modal
system where each fulfils specific and differentiated functions. 'Eppur si
muove': discursive practice shows a less constraint state of affairs and reveals
a 'dynamic synchrony'.

The aims of the workshop will be to describe and to analyze the places where
change is currently happening, and where discursive practices are likely to make
the verbal system evolve, as well as to evaluate the factors provoking changes.
In addition, it is hoped that the meeting will be the starting point of an
international reflection network on the issues covered.

Call for Papers

Submission Guidelines

Submissions should:
Be anonymous;
Indicate their relevance for the workshop;
Include clear research question(s), proposed methodology and references.
Contributors should submit abstracts as Microsoft Word documents- 400 words
maximum.

Important Dates
1 May 2010: Deadline for paper proposals
July 2010: Notification of acceptance.

For more info: http://www1.aston.ac.uk/lss/news-events/conferences-
seminars/chronos-10/english/proposals/associated-workshop/
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