LINGUIST List 18.3112

Tue Oct 23 2007

Calls: General Ling,Phonology/USA; Syntax/Netherlands

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


Directory         1.    Natasha Abner, 27th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
        2.    Kristina Riedel, Movement and Word Order in Bantu


Message 1: 27th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
Date: 22-Oct-2007
From: Natasha Abner <nabnerucla.edu>
Subject: 27th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics E-mail this message to a friend

Full Title: 27th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics Short Title: WCCFL

Date: 16-May-2008 - 18-May-2008 Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA Contact Person: Robyn Orfitelli Meeting Email: rorfitelliucla.edu Web Site: http://www.linguistics.ucla.edu/wccfl27/Home.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2008

Meeting Description

West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) 27

The 27th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics

May 16 - 18, 2008 University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, California, USA

Invited Speakers Hagit Borer - USC Elliott Moreton - UNC Liina Pylkkänen - NYU

General Session Abstracts from all areas of formal linguistics and from any theoretical perspective are invited for 20-minute talks in the general session.

Special Session I: Experimental Syntax, Semantics, and Pragmatics Support for formal linguistic theories can often be found in empirical study. Abstracts that use objective measures to address issues in syntax, semantics, or pragmatics are invited for 20-minute talks in this special session.

Special Session II: Explaining Phonological Typology: Channel or Analytic Bias? One problem in addressing phonological typology has been the compatibility of data with both cognitive and phonetic predispositions. This session solicits papers which address and attempt to tease apart the effects of such biases.

Instructions for Abstract Submission Abstracts must be at most one page long on a letter-size sheet (8''1/2 by 11'') with one-inch margins and typed in at least 11-point font. An optional second page is permitted for data and references. Abstracts must be anonymous.

Submissions are limited to 1 individual and 1 joint abstract per author, or 2 joint abstracts per author.

Abstracts must be submitted in one of the following formats: PDF attachment PS attachment Hardcopy (only if absolutely necessary)

We strongly encourage electronic submissions, which should be submitted at the website: http://www.linguistics.ucla.edu/wccfl27/

Hardcopy submissions should include the information below on a separate sheet, along with ten copies of the abstract.

Author Information Name(s) of author(s) Title of talk Area of specialization Affiliation(s) E-mail address(es) Postal address(es)

Hard copies should be sent to the WCCFL 27 postal address:

WCCFL 27 Abstracts Committee Department of Linguistics University of California-Los Angeles 3125 Campbell Hall UCLA Los Angeles, CA 90095-1543 USA

Deadline for Submission January 15, 2008, 5:00 pm Pacific Standard Time (Abstracts must be received by this time.) Notification of Acceptance February 15, 2008

Electronic submissions will receive an email confirmation of the receipt of the abstract. For those submitting their abstracts through regular mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped postcard if you wish to receive confirmation.

Please visit our web-site for more information:

http://www.linguistics.ucla.edu/wccfl27/
Message 2: Movement and Word Order in Bantu
Date: 22-Oct-2007
From: Kristina Riedel <k.riedellet.leidenuniv.nl>
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Full Title: Movement and Word Order in Bantu

Date: 07-Mar-2008 - 08-Mar-2008 Location: Leiden, Netherlands Contact Person: Kristina Riedel Meeting Email: bantu_conferencelet.leidenuniv.nl by 1 November 2007.

Invited speakers Katherine Demuth (Brown University) Laura Downing (ZAS) Lutz Marten (SOAS) Jochen Zeller (University of KwaZulu-Natal)

Important dates 1 November 2007: deadline for the submission of abstracts 15 December 2007: notification of acceptance 7 and 8 March 2008: conference