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Full Title: 49th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society

Short Title: CLS 49
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Start Date: 18-Apr-2013 - 20-Apr-2013
Contact: Joanna Pietraszko
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://humanities.uchicago.edu/orgs/cls/
Meeting Description: Each spring scholars with diverse backgrounds and theoretical perspectives gather for three days of talks and discussion, followed by our annual CLS banquet. The conference is divided into a Main Session, comprised of talks on a broad range of linguistic issues, and one or more Parasessions, comprised of talks on more particular issues within a sub-field of the discipline.

The 49th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society will be held April 18-20, 2013 in Ida Noyes Hall at the University of Chicago.

Invited Speakers:

Idan Landau, Ben Gurion University
Karlos Arregi, University of Chicago
Sharon Rose, University of California, San Diego
Judith Tonhauser, Ohio State University
Roumyana Pancheva, University of Southern California
Daniel Harbour, Queen Mary University of London
Lisa Selkirk, University of Massachusetts at Amherst


1. Morphology-Semantics Interface
2. Slavic Linguistics
3. Cross-Linguistic Approaches to the Syntax-Phonology Interface
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 23.4352

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