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LINGUIST List 25.1639

Tue Apr 08 2014

Calls: North Germanic, Syntax, Semantics, Typology, Socioling, Language Acq/Norway

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 07-Apr-2014
From: Peter Svenonius <peter.svenoniusuit.no>
Subject: CASTL Spring Conference on the North Germanic Noun Phrase
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Full Title: CASTL Spring Conference on the North Germanic Noun Phrase
Short Title: NGDP

Date: 22-May-2014 - 23-May-2014
Location: Tromsø, Norway
Contact Person: Peter Svenonius
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://castl.uit.no/index.php/component/content/article/76-other-castl-events/conferencesaworkshops/320-the-north-germanic-noun-phrase

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Morphology; Semantics; Sociolinguistics; Syntax; Typology

Subject Language(s): Danish; Elfdalian; Faroese; Icelandic; Norwegian Bokmål; Swedish

Language Family(ies): North Germanic

Call Deadline: 09-Apr-2014

Meeting Description:

The North Germanic Noun Phrase
May 22-23, 2014
CASTL, University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway

Invited Speakers:

Östen Dahl, University of Stockholm
Marit Julien, Lund University
Line Mikkelsen, University of California at Berkeley
Plus a number of talks by local speakers

Relevant topics include, but are not limited to,

- Insight into the nature of variation seen in the North Germanic noun phrase
- Analyses of semantic phenomena such as definiteness or restrictive modification
- Analyses of morphosyntactic phenomena, including inflection on adnominal modifiers, or of double definiteness
- Analyses of the nature of gender or other systems of classification of nouns
- The acquisition of properties of the North Germanic noun phrase
- Aspects of the North Germanic Noun Phrase in a comparative, crosslinguistic context

2nd Call for Papers:


Deadline for abstracts for the CASTL spring conference on the North Germanic Noun Phrase is April 9.

Abstracts should be anonymous and two pages in length, for thirty-minute presentations (plus discussion).

A third page may be used for references.

Abstracts should be submitted through EasyAbs:


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