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LINGUIST List 22.4077

Wed Oct 19 2011

Calls: Austronesian, General Linguistics/Taiwan

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        1.     Grace Huang , 19th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association

Message 1: 19th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association
Date: 19-Oct-2011
From: Grace Huang <gessinica.edu.tw>
Subject: 19th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association
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Full Title: 19th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association
Short Title: AFLA-19

Date: 26-Jun-2012 - 30-Jun-2012
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Contact Person: Grace Huang
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ling.sinica.edu.tw/afla19/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Austronesian

Call Deadline: 28-Feb-2012

Meeting Description:

The 19th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA-19)
Dates: June 26-30, 2012
Venue: Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
Hosted by: Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica & Linguistic Society of Taiwan

Organizing Committee:

Henry Y. Chang (Academia Sinica/National Tsing Hua University)
Yi-ting Chen (Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages)
Hui-chuan J. Huang (Academia Sinica/National Tsing Hua University)
Amy Pei-jung Lee (National Dong Hwa University)
Li-May Sung (National Taiwan University)
Stacy F. Teng (Academia Sinica)
Ting-Chi Wei (National Kaohsiung Normal University)
Hsiao-hung Iris Wu (National Taiwan Normal University)
Elizabeth Zeitoun (Academia Sinica)

Contact: Grace Huang (ILAS Academic Affairs Assistant)


We are pleased to announce that the Institute of Linguistics of Academia Sinica will host the 19th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association, which will take place on June 26-30, 2012.

Invited speakers include:

Juliette Blevins (Linguistic Program, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, USA)
Daniel Kaufman (Endangered Language Alliance, New York, USA)
C.-C. Jane Tang (Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan)
Lisa Travis (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)

Call for Papers:

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes for discussion) in any area of the formal linguistics of Austronesian languages. Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract per author. Abstracts should be single-spaced, 12-point font and limited to two A4 (or US Letter) pages with 1-inch or 2.5-cm margins on all sides (including data, figures, and references). Authors' names should not appear, but the abstract should include a title.

Abstracts should be submitted as .pdf on the AFLA 19 submission website:


Travel grants will be attributed to three students (full paper requested).

Please contact Grace Huang at afla19gate.sinica.edu.tw if you have any question or comment.

Important Dates:

Deadline for abstract submission: February 28, 2012
Notification of acceptance: May 1, 2012
Full paper due (grant recipients): June 10, 2012

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