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LINGUIST List 22.4340

Wed Nov 02 2011

Calls: Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics, Typology/India

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        1.     Umarani Pappuswamy , International Conference on Tense, Aspect and Modality

Message 1: International Conference on Tense, Aspect and Modality
Date: 02-Nov-2011
From: Umarani Pappuswamy <umaranipgmail.com>
Subject: International Conference on Tense, Aspect and Modality
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Full Title: International Conference on Tense, Aspect and Modality
Short Title: TAM

Date: 03-Feb-2012 - 05-Feb-2012
Location: Mysore, Karnataka, India
Contact Person: Umarani Pappuswamy
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ciil.org/TAM1.aspx

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology; Pragmatics; Semantics; Syntax; Typology

Call Deadline: 15-Nov-2011

Meeting Description:

The International Conference on Tense Aspect & Modality (TAM) will be held as scheduled in the Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore, India from 3 February to 5 February 2012.

The conference is jointly hosted by the Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Mysore and North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong. Updated information on the conference, copies of all circulars and other announcements will be available on the CIIL website and the Linguist List.

Keynote Speaker:

Nicholas Evans, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Plenary Speakers:

Johan van der Auwera, University of Antwerpen, Belgium
Peter E. Hook, Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Virginia, USA
Prof. B. Ramakrishna Reddy


The deadline for registration is 10 January 2012. The registration fee is US $50. The registration fee is to be paid on arrival at Mysore. There will be a separate charge for the conference banquet. We regret that we will be unable to accept late registrations. Please plan accordingly and send the registration forms as early as possible. Please note that accompanying persons will also have to register.

The participants are requested to make their own travel arrangements and arrange for funding from their respective organisations.


All non-Indian citizens who are attending the Conference need a visa to enter India. Please contact the Indian Consulate nearest to you for visa procedures. When your abstract is accepted, you will be issued an official letter inviting you to the Conference, which you can submit with your visa application.

For further information on lodging and travel, please view our website:


Call for Papers:

Extended deadline for abstracts: 15 November 2011

We encourage submissions on any current research on the morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics of Tense, Aspect and Modality in the world languages. The abstracts should be anonymous, and fit on at most 2 pages including examples, tables/figures and references (using 12-point type with reasonable margins). Please submit your abstract in both pdf and doc format.

Abstracts should be sent by e-mail to umaranipgmail.com and sastry/ciilciil.stpmy.soft.net by 15 November 2011.

Please write the (corresponding) author's name plus the word 'abstract' in the subject line of your message (e.g., 'Jones abstract'), and include author name(s), affiliation, contact information and the title of the abstract in the body of the email. For co-authored papers indicate the email address that we should use for correspondence.

We hope to see many of you in Mysore. If you have any questions about the conference, or suggestions for workshops, panels, or other activities, please contact:

G. Devi Prasada Sastry
Off: +91-821-2345094 (10:00 AM to 5:30 PM)
Res: +91-821-2478049 (6:00 PM to 10:00 AM & on all holidays)
Mob: +91-99807 64094 (round the clock)
Email: devi1953yahoo.co.uk

Umarani Pappuswamy
Off: +91-3642723310
Mob: +91-8974036356
Email: umaranipgmail.com

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