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LINGUIST List 23.1386

Mon Mar 19 2012

Calls: General Linguistics/Poland

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Date: 18-Mar-2012
From: Magdalena Perdek <plmifa.amu.edu.pl>
Subject: 43rd Poznań Linguistic Meeting 2012
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Full Title: 43rd Poznań Linguistic Meeting 2012
Short Title: PLM2012

Date: 08-Sep-2012 - 10-Sep-2012
Location: Poznań, Poland
Contact Person: Magdalena Perdek
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://ifa.amu.edu.pl/plm/2012/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Mar-2012

Meeting Description:

We are happy to announce that the 43rd Poznań Linguistic Meeting (PLM2012) will take place on 8-10 September 2012 in Poznań, Poland. The Meeting will be organised by the School of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań. The leitmotif will be 'Theory and Evidence in the Study of Language'.

Plenary Speakers:

Keynote address by Sarah Hawkins (University of Cambridge)

Confirmed Plenaries:

Dirk Geeraerts (University of Leuven)
Piotr Gasiorowski (Adam Mickiewicz University)

Book Presentation:

Peter Trudgill 'Sociolinguistic typology: Social determinants of linguistic complexity'

Venue:

The 43rd PLM will be held at the new Collegium Iuridicum Novum building, active since October 2010 and officially inaugurated in December 2010 to house the AMU Faculty of Law and Administration.

Call for Papers:

The leitmotif of the 43rd PLM will be 'Theory and evidence in the study of language'. Proposals of papers for both oral and poster sessions related to this main theme, as well as to other fields of modern linguistics, are invited.

Each paper in the oral session will be given 30 minutes, including 10 minutes for discussion. Poster sessions will be an integral part of the conference programme. The language of the conference is English. All regular submissions will be reviewed by our International Advisory Board.

We also invite abstracts for the following thematic sessions:

- On the development of extraterritorial varieties: Migrants, women, and other providers of 'bad data'
- Corpus approaches to (lexical and grammatical) semantics
- Theory and evidence in the study of phonotactics
- Multimodality in interpersonal communication: Empirical evidence and theoretical explanation
- Theory and evidence in language evolution research

There will also be a satellite session 'From dawn to twilight: Potential origins and current developments of the Celtic languages'.

The number of talks that can be accepted for these sessions is limited due to time constraints. However, the poster sessions are not limited and poster presentations may be offered instead. Please visit the conference website for detailed descriptions of thematic sessions and submission instructions (http://ifa.amu.edu.pl/plm/2012/PLM2012_Thematic_sessions). Please note that the deadline for submitting abstracts for those sessions is different than for regular submissions.

Please visit our website for more detailed abstract submission guidelines (http://ifa.amu.edu.pl/plm/2012/).

Important Dates:

Main submission deadline: 30 March 2012
Submission deadline for thematic sessions papers: 15 April 2012 (please consult the individual descriptions)
Notification of acceptance for papers and posters: 30 April 2012



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