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LINGUIST List 23.4929

Mon Nov 26 2012

Calls: Romance, General Linguistics/USA

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

Date: 25-Nov-2012
From: Christina Tortora <ctortoragc.cuny.edu>
Subject: 43rd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages
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Full Title: 43rd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages
Short Title: LSRL43

Date: 17-Apr-2013 - 19-Apr-2013
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contact Person: Christina Tortora
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://lsrl43.commons.gc.cuny.edu

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Romance

Call Deadline: 10-Dec-2012

Meeting Description:

The Linguistics Program at the CUNY Graduate Center will host the 43rd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, April 17-19, 2013. On April 18, 2013, there will be a Special Plenary Session on Romance Parsed Corpora.

Invited Speakers for Main Session:

Paola BenincĂ , University of Padua
Ricardo Otheguy, CUNY Graduate Center
Lori Repetti, Stony Brook University

Special Session on Romance Parsed Corpora:

Alongside providing a general platform for dissemination of research on Romance linguistics, the LSRL43 organizers would like to place a special focus on an important emerging area of research in Romance: Parsed Corpora. Our Special Session on Romance Parsed Corpora will be a Plenary event, so that all conference participants will have the opportunity to learn about some of the most exciting advances in syntax which are based on these very recently created and innovative tools. Invited speakers for the Special Plenary Session on Romance Parsed Corpora are:

Charlotte Galves, University of Campinas
Anthony Kroch and Beatrice Santorini, University of Pennsylvania
Ana Maria Martins, University of Lisbon

2nd Call for Papers:

The organizers of LSRL43 invite abstracts for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes for discussion) on any aspect of Romance Linguistics. In the spirit of the focus of the Special Plenary Session on Romance Parsed Corpora (see above), we also welcome abstract submissions for regular parallel session (20-minute) talks, which are on research based on parsed corpora in Romance.

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

All abstracts should be no more than two pages in length (including examples and references), in 12-point type, 8.5x11-inch page setup (= US Letter), with 1-inch margins. Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract per author.

Authors are asked to submit their abstracts (.pdf format only) through EasyAbs at:

http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/lsrl43

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: Monday, December 10, 2012
Notification of acceptance: no later than February 5, 2013



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