LINGUIST List 9.66

Fri Jan 16 1998

Confs: Nordic & General Linguistics

Editor for this issue: Elaine Halleck <>

Please keep your conference announcement as short as you can; LINGUIST will not post conference announcements which in our opinion are excessively long. Also, please remember that, once posted, your announcement will be permanently available at our website: For this reason, we discourage multiple submissions of the same conference announcement. Thank you for your cooperation.


  1. Hoskuldur Thrainsson, Xth Conference of Nordic and General Ling.

Message 1: Xth Conference of Nordic and General Ling.

Date: Fri, 16 Jan 1998 08:59:34 +0000
From: Hoskuldur Thrainsson <>
Subject: Xth Conference of Nordic and General Ling.

The Tenth Conference of Nordic and General Linguistics will be held 
in Reykjavik, Iceland, from Saturday June 6, to Monday June 8, 1998.
 It is organized by the Institute of Linguistics, University of 
Iceland. The deadline for pre-registration at a reduced price is 
January 31, 1998. Pre-registration forms and further information 
can be found on our web site ( 
and can also be mailed or e-mailed upon request. 
Papers on any linguistic topic are invited, especially papers on 
synchronic and diachronic aspects of the Nordic languages. 
Invited speakers:
 Anders Holmberg, Tromsoe (syntax)
 Tomas Riad, Stockholm (phonology)
 Inge Lise Pedersen, Copenhagen (dialectology)
Interest groups can ask to arrange special sessions (workshops) and at 
present the following are planned (names of the workshop organizers 
in parentheses):
	Comparative Semantics for Nordic Languages (Elisabet Engdahl)
	Optimality Theory and Nordic Languages (Kersti Boerjars)
The time allotted to each paper (except for the invited talks) is 
30 minutes (including discussion). Participants who want to present 
a paper are requested to submit an abstract no later than January 31, 
1998. Abstracts may not exceed 2 pages with at least a 1 inch margin 
on all four sides and should employ a font not smaller than 12 pt. 
They should be sent anonymously in five copies, accompanied by a 
camera-ready original with the author's name, address and affiliation. 
Abstracts sent by e-mail will not be accepted. The authors will be notified 
about the acceptance of their papers by February 28, 1998. Those interested 
in presenting papers in the special sessions (workshops) should consult the 
organizers of these (, Otherwise, 
correspondence should be addressed to:
 	The Xth Conference of Nordic and General Linguistics
	Institute of Linguistics
	University of Iceland
 Arnagardi vid Sudurgoetu
	\193rnagar\240i vi\240 Su\240urg\246tu
	101 Reykjavik, ICELAND
Tel. + 354 525 4408		Fax + 354 525 4242
E-mail:	URL:

- ------------------------------------------------------------------------------

H\246skuldur \222r\225insson			Hoskuldur Thrainsson
Heimspekideild					Department of Icelandic
H\225sk\243la \205slands			University of Iceland
\193rnagar\240i v. Su\240urg\246tu		Arnagardi v. Sudurgoetu
101 Reykjavik					101 Reykjavik, ICELAND

netfang:		e-mail
simi:	525-4420 (i vinnu)		phone:	(354) 525-4420	(office)
	566-7141 (heima)		(354) 566-7141 (home)	
br\233fsimi: 525-4242 (i vinnu)	fax:	(354) 525-4242 (work)
	 566-8141 (heima -		(354) 566-8141 (home -
	 ef l\225ti\240 er vita fyrirfram)	 if notified in advance)
Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue