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From: Jean-Christophe Verstraete <jcvarts.kuleuven.be>
Subject: Association for Linguistic Typology Biennial Conference
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Full Title: Association for Linguistic Typology Biennial Conference
Short Title: ALT10
Date: 15-Aug-2013 - 18-Aug-2013
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Contact Person: Martin Haspelmath
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.eva.mpg.de/lingua/conference/2013_ALT10/
Linguistic Field(s): Typology
Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2013
The 10th Biennial Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology will be held in Leipzig, 15-18 August 2013. It is organized by the Linguistics Department of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
Final Call for Papers:
Abstracts on any topic in typology are invited for oral presentations or posters. Non-members of ALT may submit abstracts but will be expected to join ALT in order to present a paper at the meeting. Oral presentations may be submitted with the specification of a theme session; they will then be jointly evaluated by the Programme Committee and the theme-session convenor(s).
Deadline for receipt of abstracts: January 15, 2013 (papers/posters)
Notification of acceptance: February 28, 2013
Papers are anonymously reviewed; in line with previous meetings, the committee will strive to ensure that selection is rigorous but that acceptance rate is not too low.
Categories of Submission:
(1) Oral presentation (single or multiple author): Timing will depend on the number of papers accepted for presentation and will most probably range between 20 and 25 minutes per paper, plus 10 minutes for discussion.
(2) Poster: One or more poster sessions will be organized, depending on demand.
(3) Oral/poster: This means you prefer an oral presentation but can also present a poster. If there are more good abstracts than we can accommodate, the Programme Committee will schedule some as posters. If you choose either category ‘poster’ or ‘oral/poster’, this will probably increase your chances of acceptance.
More detailed descriptions are available at http://www.eva.mpg.de/lingua/conference/2013_ALT10/files/theme_sessions.html.
1. Generalized noun modifying clause constructions (Convenor: Yoshiko Matsumoto)
2. Typological hierarchies in synchrony and diachrony (Convenors: Sonia Cristofaro, Fernando Zúñiga, Karin Stüber)
3. Lexical typology of qualitative concepts (Convenors: Ekaterina Rakhilina & Tatiana Reznikova)
4. Linked Data in Linguistic Typology (Convenor: Sebastian Nordhoff)
5. Quantitative Linguistic Typology: State-of-the-Art and Beyond (Convenor: Harald Hammarström)
6. Predicate-centered focus from a cross-linguistic perspective (Convenors: Tom Güldemann & Ines Fiedler)
How to Submit an Abstract:
Send your abstract as a pdf email attachment to: alt10eva.mpg.de.
Subject header: (your name) ALT 10 abstract
Include these things in the body of the email:
- Authors’ names
- Abstract title
- Contact information: email, phone, fax
Note: One individual may be involved in a maximum of two abstracts (maximum of one as sole author), regardless of category (oral, poster, theme-session talk).
Maximum length: 500 words or 1 single-spaced page.
Please put this information at the top of your abstract:
- Abstract title
- Abstract category (oral, poster, oral/poster)
- Theme session (if applicable)
Format: If at all possible, please send your abstract as a pdf.
Name: Give your pdf a filename similar to the subject header.
Anonymity: Abstracts must be anonymous: do not put your name or other identifying information on the abstract. Also, please anonymize your pdf by removing identifying information.
ALT Programme Committee:
Stephen Matthews (U Hong Kong, chair)
Bernard Comrie (MPI-EVA, Leipzig)
Hilary Chappell (EHESS, Paris)
Michael Daniel (MGU and HSE, Moscow)
Mark Donohue (ANU, Canberra)
Martin Haspelmath (MPI-EVA, Leipzig)
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