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LINGUIST List 23.2318

Tue May 15 2012

Calls: General Linguistics/Italy

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

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Date: 15-May-2012
From: Emilio Servidio <emilio.servidiogmail.com>
Subject: 9th Workshop on Syntax and Semantics
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Full Title: 9th Workshop on Syntax and Semantics
Short Title: WoSS9

Date: 15-Nov-2012 - 16-Nov-2012
Location: Siena, Italy
Contact Person: Emilio Servidio
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://woss9.blogspot.it/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 22-Jul-2012

Meeting Description:

WoSS is a series of rotating graduate workshops organized by PhD students for PhD students working in any domain of generative linguistics, broadly construed.

The institutions behind WoSS are:

The University of Nantes
The University of the Basque Country in Vitoria-Gasteiz (EHU)
The Universities of Catalonia (UAB, UB, UPF, URV)
The Universities of Paris 3, Paris 7, Paris 8
The Universities of Madrid (IUOG, UAM, UCM)
The University of Siena

This year's WoSS is organized by the University of Siena (CISCL - Centro Interdipartimentale di Studi Cognitivi sul Linguaggio). The conference will take place at the Complesso San Niccolò, Via Roma 56, on 15-16 November, 2012.

Invited Speakers:

We have the pleasure to announce that the following speakers will present an invited talk at WoSS9:

Andrea Moro (IUSS Pavia)
Luigi Rizzi (University of Siena)

Call for Papers:

PhD students are invited to submit abstracts on any aspect of theoretical linguistics (syntax, semantics, pragmatics, morphology, phonetics, phonology, psycholinguistics, language acquisition, computational linguistics).

Submission Instructions:

Abstracts must be anonymous and at most two pages long, examples and references included, on an A4 sheet with one-inch (2.54 cm) margins and 12-point Times New Roman font, single spacing.

Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract per author, or two joint abstracts per author. The abstracts must be submitted over EasyAbstracts as PDF attachments by July 22:


Each abstract will be anonymously reviewed by at least three international referees. Accepted papers will be presented orally (20 min. talk + 10 min. discussion) or as posters depending on the nature and quality of the work, you may however specifically indicate whether you would like to present your paper rather as an oral presentation or a poster. The working language of WoSS is English.

Accepted speakers are encouraged to submit a contribution to 'Studies in Linguistics - CISCL Working Papers in Linguistics', distributed worldwide by MITWPL:


Important Dates:

Deadline for submission: July 22, 2012
Notification of acceptance: October 1, 2012

Organizing Committee:

Dominique Pierina Brunato, Candice Coyer, Claudia Manetti, Emilio Servidio

Further Information:

The website of the event is http://woss9.blogspot.it/.
Contact address: woss9sienagmail.com.

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