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LINGUIST List 25.972

Wed Feb 26 2014

Calls: East Asian languages, Language Acq, Psycholing, Semantics, Syntax, Phonology/France

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

Date: 26-Feb-2014
From: Jiyoung Choi <clementinejygmail.com>
Subject: Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics
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Full Title: Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics
Short Title: TEAL-9

Date: 25-Sep-2014 - 26-Sep-2014
Location: Nantes, France
Contact Person: Lisa Cheng and Hamida Demirdache
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.teal9.univ-nantes.fr

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Morphology; Phonology; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Syntax

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin; Japanese; Korean; Vietnamese

Call Deadline: 21-Jun-2014

Meeting Description:

The Laboratoire de Linguistique de Nantes (LLING-EA 3827; http://www.lling.univ-nantes.fr/) is proud to organize the 9th International Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics (TEAL-9) at the University of Nantes, Nantes, France on September 25-26, 2014.

The TEAL Workshop was first launched in 1990 at the University of California, Irvine as a mid-size workshop intended to foster research on East Asian linguistics. It has been an important forum for presenting new theories and exchanging novel ideas that bear on East Asian languages with theoretical interests. Since 2002, the TEAL Workshop has been an international event. It was held at Doshisha University, Japan in 2002, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan in 2004 & 2013, at Harvard University, USA in 2005, at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong in 2007, at Potsdam University, Germany in 2008, at Peking University, China in 2009, at Hiroshima University, Japan in 2012.

Invited Speakers:

Nigel Duffield - Konan University, Kobe, Japan
Chung-hye Han - Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
Kuniya Nasukawa - Tohoku Gakuin University, Sendai, Japan

Call for Papers:

We welcome submissions for a 20 minute talk (followed by 10 minutes of discussion) or a poster, addressing theoretical problems in languages spoken in the area of East Asia, such as Chinese, Korean, Japanese, or the minority languages spoken in China, and in the area of Southeast Asia, such as Vietnamese. We are particularly interested in theoretically oriented work bearing on issues in syntax, semantics, phonology, morphology, language acquisition, or psycho/neurolinguistics that contributes to the understanding of Universal Grammar. We also welcome comparative work among (South)East Asian languages and/or between a (South)East Asian language and other languages.

Selection of papers is based on anonymous reviews of abstracts. The papers selected must be of high interest to the development of theoretical East Asian linguistics and linguistic theory more generally. Please follow these guidelines to submit your abstracts:

All submitted abstracts should be written in English and limited to two single-spaced pages, complete with examples and bibliography. All texts should fit within two A4 pages, with 2,54 cm/1-inch margin all around. Each abstract should start with the title (centered) at top, followed by 3 single-spaced blank lines, above the main text. Use font size 12 throughout (except for examples), preferably in Times or Times New Roman. Romanize all Asian texts, and avoid Asian character fonts unless absolutely necessary. The abstract should be camera-ready.

We do not accept submissions by postal mail. Save your abstract as a PDF. Name your abstract with your last name followed by the suffix .pdf (e.g., huang.pdf). Submit your abstract via the EasyChair Conference, online submission system:


Please leave your name and affiliation out of the abstract (but keep 3 blank lines between title and text). The workshop will accept at most one single-authored work and one joint-authored work. Please indicate whether your abstract is for a talk, a poster or both.

Important Dates:

Deadline for abstract submissions: June 21, 2014
Notification of acceptance: July 7, 2014
Conference dates: September 25-26, 2014

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