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LINGUIST List 24.853

Sun Feb 17 2013

Calls: General Linguistics/Poland

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

Date: 17-Feb-2013
From: Marta Marecka <mmareckawa.amu.edu.pl>
Subject: 44th Poznan Linguistic Meeting
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Full Title: 44th Poznan Linguistic Meeting
Short Title: PLM 2013

Date: 29-Aug-2013 - 01-Sep-2013
Location: Poznan, Poland
Contact Person: Marta Marecka
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://wa.amu.edu.pl/plm/2013/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 25-Feb-2013

Meeting Description:

We are happy to announce that the 44th Poznan Linguistic Meeting (PLM2013) will take place on 29 August-1 September 2013, in Poznan, Poland. The Meeting will be organised by the Faculty of English of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. The venue of PLM2013 will be Collegium Maius (http://goo.gl/OHvSQ http://goo.gl/L14eJ http://goo.gl/Mz14n), a beautiful Neo-baroque building in the city centre.


The leitmotif of the 44th PLM will be ‘Complexity Invariance in Linguistics: Evidence and Challenges.’

Invited Speakers (confirmed):

Wolfgang U. Dressler (University of Vienna)
Peter Trudgill (Agder University, Kristiansand)
Michael Vitevitch (University of Kansas)
Ronald R. Cole (Boulder Language Technologies)

Special Events:

Debate For and Against Equal Complexity Principle
Special Session in Memory of Rajendra Singh

Final Call for Papers:

Abstract Submission Deadline Extension:

We would like to let you know that we have extended the abstract submission deadline to February 25, 2013. Please consult our webpage http://wa.amu.edu.pl/plm/2013/ for guidelines.

We invite abstracts for posters and oral presentations at the general session (both related and unrelated to our leitmotif: complexity invariance in linguistics) and also abstracts for oral presentation at two thematic sessions:

- The Internal and External Syntax of Nominal Expressions (convened by Katarzyna Miechowicz-Mathiasen and Jacek Witkoś, Adam Mickiewicz University)
- Mysteries of the Mono- and Multilingual Mind: Its Complex Storage and Processing Structures (convened by Anna B. Cieślicka and Roberto R. Heredia, Texas A&M University - International)

and one satellite session:

- Recent Work in the Sociolinguistics of the Celtic Languages (convened by Karolina Rosiak, Adam Mickiewicz University)

To submit an abstract for the general session, syntax session and Celtic session, please use the EasyChair system (follow this link: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=plm2013).

To submit an abstract for the multilingualism session, please send it in .doc format (one signed copy and one anonymous copy) to anna.cieslickatamiu.edu.


Selected papers from PLM2013 will be published in the first volume of the Yearbook of the Poznan Linguistic Meeting. This new yearbook will be published in an open-access model by Versita, a leading Central European publisher of scholarly journals. The publication will be assigned an ISSN number, and will be indexed by the Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citations Index.

Please, visit our webpage (http://wa.amu.edu.pl/plm/2013/) and our facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/PLM2013) for updates and details.

PLM 2013 Organising Committee:

Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kolaczyk
Jaroslaw Weckwerth
Marta Marecka

Contact Details:

PLM2013 Organising Committee
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University
Collegium Novum
al. Niepodleglosci 4
61-874 Poznan, Poland
Tel: (+48 61) 829 3506
Fax: (+48 61) 852 3103
Email: plmwa.amu.edu.pl
Website: http://wa.amu.edu.pl/plm
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PLM2013

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