LINGUIST List 23.725

Mon Feb 13 2012

Calls: Yucateco, General Linguistics/Mexico

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Date: 13-Feb-2012
From: Lindsay Kay Butler <>
Subject: 1st International Conference on Yucatec Linguistics
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Full Title: 1st International Conference on Yucatec Linguistics Short Title: ICYL
Date: 04-Oct-2012 - 05-Oct-2012 Location: Mexico City, Mexico Contact Person: Lindsay Butler
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Yucateco

Call Deadline: 31-May-2012

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce the 1st International Conference on Yucatec Linguistics (ICYL) to be held at El Colegio de Mexico in Mexico City on October 4-5, 2012. ICYL aims to bring together scholars working on a broad range of topics in the grammar of the Yucatec Maya language.

Invited Speakers:

Jürgen Bohnemeyer (University at Buffalo, SUNY)Fidencio Briceño Chel (Centro INAH-Yucatán)Christian Lehmann (Universität Erfurt)

Organizing Committee:

Lindsay Kay Butler (University of Rochester)Rodrigo Gutiérrez-Bravo (El Colegio de México)Elisabeth Verhoeven (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Call for Papers:

We invite abstracts for 20 minute presentations. We welcome research in any linguistic framework on a variety of sub-disciplines (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, psycholinguistic and experimental studies, and anthropological linguistics). We seek to bring together researchers from Mexico, Europe, the United States, and other countries who are working on issues of the grammar of Yucatec Maya. We also encourage the participation of native speaker students and scholars of Yucatec Maya. Talks at the conference can be delivered in either English or Spanish.

Abstracts should be a maximum of 500 words (English or Spanish), on one page with 1 inch margins, in Times New Roman, 12pt., single-spaced including references and data. Abstracts should be submitted as a PDF file to: by the deadline of May 31, 2012.

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