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LINGUIST List 18.1819

Fri Jun 15 2007

Calls: Lang Acquisition/Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Ania Kubisz <anialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Thomas Lee, Acquisition of Functional Categories in Asian Languages


Message 1: Acquisition of Functional Categories in Asian Languages
Date: 13-Jun-2007
From: Thomas Lee <langacqcuhk.edu.hk>
Subject: Acquisition of Functional Categories in Asian Languages


Full Title: Acquisition of Functional Categories in Asian Languages

Date: 26-Dec-2007 - 26-Dec-2007
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contact Person: Thomas Lee
Meeting Email: langacqcuhk.edu.hk
Web Site: http://www.arts.cuhk.edu.hk/~glow

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 22-Sep-2007

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce that a special workshop on the Acquisition of
Functional Categories in Asian Languages will be held at the Chinese University
of Hong Kong on December 26, 2007. We are honored to have Professor Stephen
Crain of Macquarie University to give the keynote presentation.

Call for Papers

Abstracts for paper presentations are invited on the acquisition of any aspect
of functional categories in Asian languages, in particular the following areas:

(a) Classifiers and DP structure
(b) Verbal affixes
(c) Auxiliaries and modals
(d) Complementizers and Sentence final particles

Each paper will be allotted 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for
discussion. Abstracts submitted should represent original, unpublished research.
Each author may submit a maximum of one abstract for a single-author paper and
one for a joint paper. Abstracts should be anonymous, of at most two A4 pages in
length (including data and references), single-spaced and in 12 point font size.
The title of the paper should appear at the top of the first page of the
abstract. Only abstracts in pdf file format will be accepted.

In the email submission, please include information on authorship, institutional
affiliation, email address, mailing address, and phone contact. Please send
abstracts to the workshop organizers at: langacqcuhk.edu.hk.

Important Dates:

Deadline for abstracts: September 22, 2007
Notification of acceptance: October 20, 2007

The Workshop on Acquisition of Functional Categories in Asian Languages is held
in conjunction with GLOW in Asia VI on December 27-29, 2007 and the Fourth
International Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics (TEAL-4) on
December 30, 2007.


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