LINGUIST List 23.917

Thu Feb 23 2012

Calls: Ling Theories, General Ling, Language Acquisition/Brazil

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 23-Feb-2012
From: Ana Gomes <>
Subject: 9th Worskhop on Formal Linguistics
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Full Title: 9th Worskhop on Formal Linguistics Short Title: Formal Workshop
Date: 30-Aug-2012 - 31-Aug-2012 Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Contact Person: Ana Gomes
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Linguistic Theories; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 20-Mar-2012

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce the 9th Workshop on Formal Linguistics, to be held on August 30 - 31, 2012 at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


We are also pleased to announce that, as part of the activities of the workshop, Professors Chris Kennedy (University of Chicago) and Gregory Carlson (University of Rochester) will offer 3-day mini-courses from August 27 to August 29, 2012. Course attendance is open to everyone.

Invited Speakers:

Chris Kennedy (University of Chicago)Gregory Carlson (University of Rochester)

Call for Papers:

The Workshop welcomes papers on any topic concerning formal accounts to meaning and structure with relevance to linguistic theory, and which explores either core aspects of grammar, or some interface phenomena (syntax-semantics, syntax-prosody, morpho-syntax, morpho-phonology, semantics-pragmatics, lexical semantics, language acquisition, language change). The conference is open to work done from any theoretical perspective in formal linguistics. All natural languages are suitable subject languages. The official language of the conference is English.

Abstract Submission:

Abstracts should be at most two pages long (A4 paper), including examples and references, with 1 inch/2.5 cm margins on all sides and 12pt font size. The abstract should have a title but should not identify the author(s). Submissions are limited to 1 individual and 1 joint abstract per author, or 2 joint abstracts per author. Abstracts should be written in English.

Anonymous abstracts are to be submitted electronically using Easy Abstracts tools:

The deadline for submitting an abstract is March 20, 2012. Notification of acceptance will be sent by email to the authors by May 15, 2012.

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