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LINGUIST List 24.1405

Mon Mar 25 2013

Calls: Anthro Ling, Lang Doc, Socioling, Historical Ling, General Ling/Iceland

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

Date: 25-Mar-2013
From: Joseph Salmons <jsalmonswisc.edu>
Subject: 4th Annual Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas
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Full Title: 4th Annual Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas

Date: 19-Sep-2013 - 21-Sep-2013
Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Contact Person: Birna Arnbjörnsdóttir
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.conference.hi.is/heritagelanguages/

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 31-May-2013

Meeting Description:

The 4th Annual Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas will take place at the University of Iceland on September 19-21, 2013.

Keynote Speaker is Maria Polinsky, Professor of Linguistics, Director of the Language Science Lab, Harvard University.

The workshop is organized by The Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages and The Centre for Research in the Humanities at the University of Iceland.

For further information, please visit our website (under construction):


Links to Previous Workshops:



Birna Arnbjörnsdóttir, birnaarnhi.is (University of Iceland)
Janne Bondi Johannessen, j.b.johannesseniln.uio.no (University of Oslo)
Mike Putnam, syntaxpunkgmail.com (Penn State University)
Joseph Salmons, jsalmonswisc.edu (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

Funded by Hugvísindastofnun and SVF

Call for Papers:

We invite abstracts for 30-minute presentations on any aspect of the linguistics of heritage languages in the Americas (e.g., structural, generative, historical, sociolinguistic, or experimental). Abstracts can be a maximum of two pages in length (including diagrams, charts, and references), and should be sent anonymously to this email address:


The submission deadline is May 31, 2013. We will contact those accepted for presentation by June 30, 2013.

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