LINGUIST List 22.4995

Mon Dec 12 2011

Calls: General Linguistics/Netherlands

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        1.     Marjoleine Sloos , 33rd TABU Dag for Linguistics

Message 1: 33rd TABU Dag for Linguistics
Date: 12-Dec-2011
From: Marjoleine Sloos <>
Subject: 33rd TABU Dag for Linguistics
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Full Title: 33rd TABU Dag for Linguistics Short Title: TABU2012
Date: 18-Jun-2012 - 19-Jun-2012 Location: Groningen, Netherlands Contact Person: Marjoleine Sloos
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2012

Meeting Description:

The Center for Language and Cognition Groningen (CLCG) is pleased to announce the 33rd TABU Dag, which will take place at the University of Groningen on the afternoon of June 18 and during June 19, 2012. TABU Dag is an annual international general linguistics conference which offers excellent opportunities to meet other linguists and discuss current research in several areas of linguistics. The expertise of the CLCG is in the fields of Computational Linguistics, Discourse and Communication, Language and Literacy Development across the Life Span, Language Variation and Language Change, Neurolinguistics, and Syntax and Semantics, but submissions that deal with other branches of linguistic research are also very welcome. Senior researchers, postdoctoral researchers, (post)graduate students, and others who are interested are warmly invited to participate. (Post)graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in particular are encouraged to present their work.

Invited Keynote Speakers:

Cedric Boeckx (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain)Marc van Oostendorp (Leiden Universtity, Meertens Institute, The Netherlands) (confirmed)Michel Paradis (McGill University, Canada) (confirmed)

Call for Papers:

The abstract submission deadline is March 15, 2012. Even if you are just available for one day, you are invited to submit your abstract. Please use EasyAbs to submit your abstract:

We invite short abstracts for presentations and posters in English about any field of linguistics. Abstracts should be no longer than 300 words, excluding title, author names, keywords, data and references. Please indicate 3 keywords. Abstracts should be submitted in .pdf or .txt format. Please mind that no other formats are accepted.

Time allotted for presentations is 20 minutes, followed by 5 minutes of discussion. Depending on the number of submissions, some authors may be invited for a poster presentation. There will be special attention to posters and a prize for the Best Tabu Poster 2012 will be awarded. The official language of the conference is English.

For further information, please visit our website:

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