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LINGUIST List 23.137

Sun Jan 08 2012

Calls: Japanese, General Linguistics/Germany

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Uli Sauerland , Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics 6

Message 1: Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics 6
Date: 07-Jan-2012
From: Uli Sauerland <ulialum.mit.edu>
Subject: Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics 6
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Full Title: Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics 6
Short Title: FAJL 6

Date: 26-Sep-2012 - 28-Sep-2012
Location: Berlin, Germany
Contact Person: Uli Sauerland
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.zas.gwz-berlin.de/workshop_fajl6.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Japanese

Call Deadline: 01-Apr-2012

Meeting Description:

The FAJL conferences provide since 1994 the primary venue for cutting edge, theoretical work in all domains of Japanese linguistics. The sixth edition is going to be first time FAJL takes place in Europe organized by the ZAS in Berlin. The Centre for General Linguistics (ZAS) is a university-independent research centre located in the federal state of Berlin. Its objective is the investigation of natural language and its manifestation in individual languages.

Call for Papers:

We invite submissions on any area of Japanese linguistics (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics). Submissions should target formally explicit, verifiable, theoretical proposals concerning Japanese using any kind of evidence (judgments, formal experiments, acquisition or corpus data, simulations, etc.). The submissions should be planned for a 20 minute talk with an additional 10 minutes for questions. The conference will include at least 13 talks based on anonymous peer review of submitted abstracts. For further high-quality submissions, a poster session is going to be arranged.

Abstracts should be anonymous, written in English, not exceed one A4 (or U.S. Letter) page with 2.5cm (or 1 inch) margins on each side, and be set in at least 12 pt. Times New Roman font. Additional data, figures, and references may be included on a second page - no more than two pages total are permitted. Abstracts must be submitted in PDF and all necessary fonts should be embedded in the PDF document.

Submissions must be entered using the Easychair system through the following link, which is open as of now:


Please make sure that you upload the PDF-file of your abstract as 'Paper' on the submission page! Further instructions can be found on the Easychair site.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, April 1, 2012. We plan to announce the results of the abstract selection process by June 1, 2012 at the latest.

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