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LINGUIST List 25.237

Tue Jan 14 2014

Calls: Historical Linguistics, Syntax, General Linguistics/Hungary

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

Date: 14-Jan-2014
From: Veronika Hegedus <hegedus.veronikanytud.mta.hu>
Subject: 16th Diachronic Generative Syntax Conference
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Full Title: 16th Diachronic Generative Syntax Conference
Short Title: DiGS16

Date: 03-Jul-2014 - 05-Jul-2014
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Contact Person: Veronika Hegedus
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.nytud.hu/digs16/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Syntax

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2014

Meeting Description:

DiGS (Diachronic Generative Syntax) is an established international conference dedicated to the historical and comparative investigations of syntactic phenomena and language change from a generative perspective.

DiGS16 will be held at the Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest, Hungary, from 3 to 5 July 2014.

The conference will also host a workshop entitled 'Converging Corpora: How to standardize historical corpora of typologically and genetically different languages' on 2 July 2014, aiming to present and discuss historical corpora and methodological issues related to corpus-building.

Invited Speakers:

Anthony Kroch (University of Pennsylvania)
David Lightfoot (Gerogetown University)
Roumyana Pancheva (University of Southern California)

Organizing Committee:

Katalin É. Kiss
Barbara Egedi
Veronika Hegedűs
Eszter Simon

2nd Call for Papers:

We are pleased to announce that the 16th Diachronic Generative Syntax conference (DiGS16) will be held in Budapest, Hungary on 3-5 July, 2014. The conference is organized and hosted by the Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

We invite abstract submissions for 30-minute oral presentations, to be followed by 10-minute discussions. Abstracts should be anonymous and no longer than two pages, including references and examples, in 12-point Times New Roman, with margins of at least 2,5 cm / 1 inch. Submissions for the conference are limited to a maximum of one individual and one joint abstract per author, independently from submissions for the workshop.

The conference will also host a special workshop on 'Converging Corpora: How to standardize historical corpora of typologically and genetically different languages' on 2 July, 2014.

Abstracts are to be submitted as a PDF via the EasyChair system at: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=digs16.

For detailed instructions on how to submit an abstract in the EasyChair system, please visit the conference website: http://www.nytud.hu/digs16/call.html.

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 31 January 2014.

Notification of acceptance: 15 March 2014.

Organizers can be contacted at digs16.budapestgmail.com.

Website: http://www.nytud.hu/digs16



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