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LINGUIST List 23.981

Mon Feb 27 2012

Calls: Morphology/France

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

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        1.     Gilles Boyé , Les Décembrettes 8, International Morphology Conference

Message 1: Les Décembrettes 8, International Morphology Conference
Date: 27-Feb-2012
From: Gilles Boyé <Gilles.Boyeu-bordeaux3.fr>
Subject: Les Décembrettes 8, International Morphology Conference
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Full Title: Les Décembrettes 8, International Morphology Conference
Short Title: Les Décembrettes 8

Date: 06-Dec-2012 - 07-Dec-2012
Location: Bordeaux, France
Contact Person: Gilles Boyé
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://w3.erss.univ-tlse2.fr/decembrettes2012/

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology

Call Deadline: 20-Apr-2012

Meeting Description:

Les Décembrettes, an international conference on morphology, takes place every two years at the end of the first week of December. Organized since 2002 by the research group CLLE-ERSS (CNRS & Université de Toulouse), it brings together students and researchers in morphology from around the world. Open to all topics involving the morphology of the languages of the world and to all theoretical approaches, Les Décembrettes provide a high level scientific forum to present results and discuss data and analysis in a collegial atmosphere. The talks and posters presented at the conference undergo a rigorous and fully transparent selection process.

The 8th Décembrettes will be held in Bordeaux on December 6-7, 2012. In addition to two invited talks, the conference will include selected talks and posters.

Invited Speakers:

Mark Aronoff (Stony Brook University)
Olivier Bonami (Université Paris-Sorbonne, LLF & IUF)

Call for Papers:

The presentations can be given in English or French.

The organizers invite submissions for original, 20-minute talks on all aspects of morphology, including interfaces with other fields. Possible topics include:

- Inflection and derivation
- Construction and organization of the lexicon
- Typological, diachronic and sociolinguistic approaches
- Psycholinguistic, cognitive and developmental approaches
- Interfaces with phonology, syntax and semantics
- Etc.

Criteria for Selection:

Submissions will be reviewed by at least three experts in the field. The following criteria will be applied:

- The importance and originality of the contribution
- Scientific and technical content
- Critical discussion of results, within the context of other work in the field
- Organization of content and clarity of writing
- Compatibility with the topics of the conference

The proceedings will be published online.


Abstracts, in English or French, must be strictly anonymous and 3 to 4 pages long (including bibliography and appendices, Times 12). Abstracts should be in PDF format.

Abstracts must be submitted via EasyChair at the following address:


If you do not have an EasyChair account, you must first create one at:


When you login to EasyChair with your username and password to upload your abstract, fill out the submission form via 'New submission', then use the 'Submit' button at the bottom of the form. If you also are a PC member, you have first to 'Change role'.

Important Dates:

April 20, 2012: Deadline for abstract submissions
June 30, 2012: Notification of acceptance
December 6-7, 2012: Conference

Selection Committee:

Dany Amiot (Lille 3), Matthew Baerman (Surrey), Gilles Boyé (Bordeaux 3); Berthold Crysmann (LLF, Paris); Alain Kihm (LLF, Paris); Laurence Labrune (Bordeaux 3), Fabio Montermini (CLLE-ERSS, Toulouse), Anna Thornton (L'Aquila), Jesse Tseng (CLLE-ERSS, Toulouse)


Les Décembrettes
Département Sciences du Langage
UFR Langues et Civilisations
Université Bordeaux 3
Domaine Universitaire
33607 Pessac Cedex

Tel +33 557-126-168
Fax +33 557-124-601
Web: http://w3.erss.univ-tlse2.fr/decembrettes2012/
Email: decembrettesgmail.com

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