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LINGUIST List 21.914

Wed Feb 24 2010

Calls: Morphology, Phonology, Syntax, Typology/Portugal

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        1.    Ana Luís, Workshop 'Perspectives on the Morphome'

Message 1: Workshop 'Perspectives on the Morphome'
Date: 23-Feb-2010
From: Ana Luís <workshop.morphomegmail.com>
Subject: Workshop 'Perspectives on the Morphome'
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Full Title: Workshop 'Perspectives on the Morphome'

Date: 29-Oct-2010 - 30-Oct-2010
Location: Coimbra, Portugal
Contact Person: Ana Luís
Meeting Email: workshop.morphomegmail.com

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology; Phonology; Syntax; Typology

Call Deadline: 01-Jun-2010

Meeting Description:

Since Aronoff (1994), the term 'morphome' has been widely used to denote a
unit of linguistic representation known only to the morphology. Candidates for
morphomic status include inflectional class features, as well as
derivational and inflectional bases ('stems') which do not submit to a
consistent semantic or syntactic characterization.

This workshop aims to bring together scholars who share an interest in the
concept of the morphome, but who may hold widely divergent views as to
whether morphomes exist, what they may be, and how to account for
morphological patterns claimed to require the postulation of morphomes. Different
theoretical and empirical views on the morphome are therefore most welcome.

Call for Papers

Workshop "Perspectives on the Morphome"
University of Coimbra, 29-30 October 2010

Confirmed invited speakers:
Mark Aronoff (Stony Brook)
Greville Corbett (Surrey)
Andrew Koontz-Garboden (Manchester)
Martin Maiden (Oxford)
Donca Steriade (MIT)
Gregory Stump (Kentucky)

Submission of Abstracts:
Authors are asked to submit their abstracts in an anonymous PDF file to
workshop.morphomegmail.com with "Abstract" in the subject line.

Abstracts should be no longer than two pages in length (including examples and
references), in Times New Roman 12-point lettertype, single line spacing
and 2,5 cm margins. In the body of the message, please include the names of
the author(s), affiliation(s), abstract title, and an e-mail address.
Abstracts should be limited to one page of text, with an additional page
for data and references, and they should be anonymous.

Submissions are limited to a maximum of one individual and one joint abstract
per author. The official language of the conference will be English.

Deadline for abstract submission: June 1st, 2010.
Notification of acceptance by July 15th, 2010.

Organizers
Ana R. Luís (Coimbra)
Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero (Manchester)

Contact
Ana R. Luís, workshop.morphomegmail.com
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