LINGUIST List 23.3118

Thu Jul 19 2012

Calls: Syntax, Semantics, Linguistic Theories, Psycholinguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 18-Jul-2012
From: Mike Putnam <>
Subject: Advances in OT-Syntax and Semantics
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Full Title: Advances in OT-Syntax and Semantics
Date: 09-Nov-2012 - 10-Nov-2012 Location: Baltimore, MD, USA Contact Person: Geraldine Legendre
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Syntax

Call Deadline: 10-Sep-2012

Meeting Description:

The Department of Cognitive Science at Johns Hopkins University is hosting an OT workshop on November 9-10, 2012 focusing on recent developments coming from both theoretical and psycholinguistic investigations (including acquisition) in syntax/semantics. The workshop is co-organized by GĂ©raldine Legendre (JHU) and Mike Putnam (Penn State). The workshop will feature a number of invited talks yet to be finalized. A webpage dedicated to the workshop at be available by mid-August 2012.

Call for Papers:

We invite submission of abstracts for 20 minute talks (+ 10 minute questions) or posters (two sessions). The deadline for submission is September 10, 2012. Abstracts should make clear what the problem to be solved is, how it is to be solved in OT, and provide evidence in support of the particular solution proposed.

Length: max. 2 pages, incl. up to 2 tableaux and/or trees, as well as references

Unless a preference is stated (talk only, poster only) all abstracts will be first evaluated for oral presentation. All abstracts are to be submitted to:

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