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LINGUIST List 25.345

Tue Jan 21 2014

Calls: Phonology, Linguistic Theories, Philosophy of Language/Canada

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

Date: 20-Jan-2014
From: Charles Reiss <charles.reissconcordia.ca>
Subject: North American Phonology Conference 8
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Full Title: North American Phonology Conference 8
Short Title: NAPhC8

Date: 09-May-2014 - 10-May-2014
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Contact Person: Charles Reiss
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://linguistics.concordia.ca/naphc8/

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories; Philosophy of Language; Phonology

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2014

Meeting Description:

The North American Phonology Conference (NAPhC) is a biennial event hosted at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec since 2000. The conference is devoted to phonology as a module of Generative Grammar.

Invited Speakers for NAPhC8:

Peter Avery, York University
Heather Newell, UQAM
Marc van Oostendorp, University of Leiden
Ida Toivonen, Carleton University

Call for Papers:

The theme of NAPhC8 is Phono-Logical Reasoning in three related senses:

- Ontology: What kinds of logical and set theoretic operations are used by the phonological faculty; e.g. set intersection?
- Scientific epistemology: What forms of reasoning do phonologists use in performing analyses and discovering the nature of the phonological faculty?
- Developmental epistemology: What forms of unconscious reasoning do learners use in acquiring a phonological system?

We welcome abstracts for talks of 40 minutes (including questions) on this theme or other any aspect of generative phonology.

Abstract Guidelines:

Deadline: February 15, 2014
Format: PDF
Length: 2-5 pages

Submission: By email to cognitivescienceconcordia.ca

Anonymous abstract with following info in message:

- Name and affiliation of author(s) (Alphabetically, in case of multiple authors)
- Status of each author (student, post-doc, professor, etc)
- Poster: Yes/no. Are you willing to present your research in a poster? (Your answer will not affect your chances of acceptance for a talk.)

Results will be sent out before March 1.

Further information will be made available at: http://linguistics.concordia.ca/naphc8/.



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