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LINGUIST List 22.2026

Wed May 11 2011

Calls: Syntax, General Linguistics/Germany

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        1.     Lilia Schuercks , The Minimalist Program: Quo Vadis?

Message 1: The Minimalist Program: Quo Vadis?
Date: 11-May-2011
From: Lilia Schuercks <lschuercuni-potsdam.de>
Subject: The Minimalist Program: Quo Vadis?
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Full Title: The Minimalist Program: Quo Vadis?
Short Title: MinWork

Date: 03-Oct-2011 - 06-Oct-2011
Location: Potsdam, Germany
Contact Person: Lilia Schuercks, Peter Kosta, Steven Franks
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Syntax

Call Deadline: 15-Jul-2011

Meeting Description:

Keynote Speakers:

Marcel den Dikken
Norbert Hornstein
Richard Kayne
Jairo Nunes
Uli Sauerland
Anna Maria di Sciullo
Juan Uriagereka

The Minimalist Program is a trend in recent generative syntax which subjects to critical scrutiny - and, if possible, eliminates - all constructs that are not virtually conceptually necessary. Since the minimal task of syntax is to mediate between form and meaning, the question is to what extent all aspects of our model of syntax derive from the bare output conditions imposed by these conceptually essential interfaces with form and meaning. More generally, one can ask about the overall architecture of such a grammar: What levels of representation does a viable minimalist grammar need to have?; How are syntactic representations constructed?; and How are these representations interpreted at the interfaces?

The purpose of the proposed workshop is to bring together scholars concerned with these broader issues, but who are also engaged in providing detailed analysis to specific linguistic problems and who work on a variety of languages, in order to explore new ways of understanding the organization of grammar and the workings of language.

Call for Papers:

Abstracts are invited for 30 minutes presentations, followed by 10 minutes of discussion. Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract per author. Abstracts should be sent strictly anonymously to: minimalistworkshopuni-potsdam.de with 'Abstract' in the subject line. 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 submitted in both Word and PDF formats, with all non-standard fonts embedded in it. Abstracts should be typed in 11 pt font, with 1 inch (2,5 cm) margins on all sides, and be limited to one page of text, with an additional page for data and references.

Deadline for submission: 15 July, 2011
Notification of acceptance: 1 August, 2011




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