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LINGUIST List 24.26

Mon Jan 07 2013

Calls: Syntax, Historical Linguistics/Canada

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

Date: 03-Jan-2013
From: Eric Mathieu <emathieuuottawa.ca>
Subject: Diachronic Generative Syntax
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Full Title: Diachronic Generative Syntax
Short Title: DiGS 15

Date: 01-Aug-2013 - 03-Aug-2013
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Contact Person: Eric Mathieu
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Syntax

Call Deadline: 01-Feb-2013

Meeting Description:

DiGS (Diachronic Generative Syntax) is an established international conference which brings together researchers working on syntactic change within a generative framework. DiGS 15 will take place at the University of Ottawa.

Organizers: Eric Mathieu & Robert Truswell (University of Ottawa)

Invited Speakers:

Edith Aldridge (University of Washington)
Marie Labelle & Paul Hirschbühler (UQAM)
Joel Wallenberg (Newcastle University)
John Whitman (Cornell University)

2nd Call for Papers:

Abstracts for 30-minute oral presentations (+ 10 minutes of discussion) are invited. We also invite abstracts for poster presentations.

Abstracts should be anonymous and no longer than two pages, including references and examples, with margins of at least 1 inch, in 12-point Times New Roman, single-spaced. Submissions are limited to a maximum of one individual and one joint abstract per author. Please indicate clearly within the abstract itself, next to the title, whether your abstract is to be considered for presentation as a talk or as a poster.

Anonymous abstracts are to be submitted as PDF documents via The LINGUIST List’s EasyAbs submission system at:


The deadline for submission of abstracts is February 1, 2013.

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