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LINGUIST List 22.1150

Wed Mar 09 2011

Calls: General Linguistics/Netherlands

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        1.     Laura S. Bos , 32nd TABU Dag 2011

Message 1: 32nd TABU Dag 2011
Date: 08-Mar-2011
From: Laura S. Bos <tabudagrug.nl>
Subject: 32nd TABU Dag 2011
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Full Title: 32nd TABU Dag 2011

Date: 17-Jun-2011 - 18-Jun-2011
Location: Groningen, Netherlands
Contact Person: Laura S. Bos
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.let.rug.nl/tabudag/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 18-Mar-2011

Meeting Description:

32nd TABU Dag
18 June 2011, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

The Center for Language and Cognition Groningen (CLCG) is pleased to announce the 32nd TABU Dag, which will take place at the University of Groningen on the evening of 17 June and during 18 June, 2011. TABU Dag is an annual international general linguistics conference which offers excellent opportunities to meet other linguists and discuss current research in several areas of linguistics. Senior researchers, postdoctoral researchers, (post)graduate students, and others who are interested are warmly invited to participate.

In addition to the presentations, three plenary lectures will be held:

Friday evening 17 June 2011: Prof dr Peter Mariƫn, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Saturday 18 June 2011: Prof Barbara H. Partee, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA

Dr. Suzanne Beeke, University College London, UK

Call for Papers:

The abstract submission deadline has been extended to 18 March 2011 in order to allow more time to prepare submissions.

The expertise of the CLCG is in the fields of Computational linguistics, Discourse and communication, Language and literacy development across the life span, Language variation and language change, Neurolinguistics and Syntax and semantics, but submissions that deal with other branches of linguistic research are also very welcome. Senior researchers, postdoctoral researchers, (post)graduate students, and others who are interested are warmly invited to participate. (Post)graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in particular are encouraged to present their work.

We invite short abstracts for presentations and posters in English about any field of linguistics. Abstracts should be no longer than 300 words, excluding title, author names, keywords, data and references. Please indicate 3 keywords. Abstracts should be submitted in .pdf or .txt format via the submission system on the conference website. Please mind that no other formats are accepted.

Time allotted for presentations is 20 minutes, followed by 5 minutes of discussion. Depending on the number of submissions, some authors may be invited for a poster presentation. The official language of the conference is English.

Important Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: 18 March 2011
Notifications of acceptance: 15 April 2011
Registration deadline: 29 April 2011

For further information, please visit our website: www.let.rug.nl/tabudag

We are looking forward to seeing you in Groningen!

Kind regards,
The Organizing Committee,

Laura S. Bos (PhD candidate in Neurolinguistics)
Nanna Hilton (Assistant professor of Sociolinguistics; senior advisor)
Pavel Rudnev (PhD candidate in Syntax and Semantics)
Oscar Strik (PhD candidate in Language Variation and Language Change)
Nynke van der Vliet (PhD candidate in Computational Linguistics)

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