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LINGUIST List 25.1840

Thu Apr 24 2014

Calls: Pragmatics, Semantics, Syntax, General Linguistics/Brazil

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

Date: 24-Apr-2014
From: Pablo Ribeiro <pablonribeiroyahoo.com.br>
Subject: X Workshop on Formal Linguistics
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Full Title: X Workshop on Formal Linguistics
Short Title: X WFL

Date: 28-Aug-2014 - 29-Aug-2014
Location: Porto Alegre, Brazil
Contact Person: Sergio Menuzzi
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://sites.google.com/site/workshopformallinguistics/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Pragmatics; Semantics; Syntax

Call Deadline: 23-May-2014

Meeting Description:

We would like to inform that the deadline for submissions for the X Workshop on Formal Linguistics has been extended to next Friday, May 23. The workshop will held on August 28-29, 2014, at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

The conference is open to work done from any theoretical perspective in formal linguistics. The official language of the conference is English.

Keynote Speakers:

Gennaro Chierchia (Harvard University, USA)
John Beavers (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Rodolfo Ilari (UNICAMP, Brazil)
Márcia Cançado (UFMG, Brazil)

Scientific Committee:

Jenny Doetjes (Leiden, Holland), Philip Miller (University Paris VII, Diderot, France), João Costa (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal), Carlos Mioto (UFFS, Brazil), Ruth Lopes (UNICAMP, Brazil), Marcelo Barra Ferreira (USP, Brazil), Sabrina Pereira de Abreu (UFRGS), Gabriel de Ávila Othero (UFRGS), Luisandro Mendes de Souza (UFRGS), Sergio de Moura Menuzzi (UFRGS, coordinator).


We are also pleased to announce that, as part of the activities of the workshop, Professors Gennaro Chierchia, John Beavers, Roberta Pires de Oliveira (UFSC) and Márcia Cançado will offer 3-day mini-courses from August 25 to August 27, 2014.

Final Call for Papers:

Extended deadline: May 23, 2014

We are inviting papers on any topic concerning formal accounts of meaning and/or grammatical structure. Particularly, we invite work exploring core aspects of the organization of linguistic knowledge and interface phenomena – work on the interface areas of syntax-semantics, semantics-pragmatics, syntax-pragmatics, syntax-prosody, pragmatics-prosody, morphology-semantics, and similar connections.

Abstracts are invited for oral presentations (20-minute presentation plus 10-minute discussion) on any topic concerning formal accounts to meaning and structure in natural language.

In addition, the workshop will be hosting a poster session. We especially encourage undergraduate and graduate students to participate.

For further information, including format information for abstracts, please take a look at https://sites.google.com/site/workshopformallinguistics/ or send an email to workshop.ufrgsgmail.com.

Abstracts must be submitted electronically, using the Easy Abstract tools in the LinguistList, at the following address: http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/workshop-ufrgs

When you submit your abstract, you will be asked to indicate whether you would like it to be considered (i) for a talk only, or (ii) for a talk or a poster.

Important Dates:

The deadline for submitting an abstract is May 23, 2014.
The notification of acceptance will be sent by email to the authors by June 15, 2014.

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