LINGUIST List 24.1824

Thu Apr 25 2013

Calls: Germanic, Syntax/Germany

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 25-Apr-2013
From: Martin Salzmann <>
Subject: Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 28
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Full Title: Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 28 Short Title: CGSW 28
Date: 04-Oct-2013 - 05-Oct-2013 Location: Leipzig, Germany Contact Person: Martin Salzmann
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Language Family(ies): Germanic

Call Deadline: 30-Apr-2013

Meeting Description:

The department of linguistics of the University of Leipzig is pleased to announce the 28th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop. CGSW 28 continues a long tradition of bringing together researchers in Germanic syntax for fruitful and constructive interaction.

Invited Speakers:

Theresa Biberauer (University of Cambridge)
Eric Fuß (IDS Mannheim)
Kyle Johnson (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

CGSW 28 (October 4-5) will be preceded by a workshop on Opacity in Grammar (October 3;, which will be announced separately.

Final Call for Papers:

We invite abstracts for thirty-minute talks (followed by ten minutes of discussion) on any aspect of comparative Germanic syntax, including diachronic syntax and the interface between syntax and other components of the grammar.

Abstract Guidelines:

Abstracts should not exceed two pages, including data, references and diagrams. Abstracts should be typed in at least 11-point font, with one-inch margins (letter-size; 8 1/2 by 11 or A4). Abstracts must be anonymous and submissions are limited to 1 individual and 1 joint abstract per author per workshop.

Abstract submission only via EasyChair:

Important Dates:

Deadline for abstract submission: April 30, 2013Notification of acceptance: June 30, 2013Final program: tbaConference: October 4-5, 2013

Detailed information can be found at:

If you have any questions, you can contact us at:


Anke Assmann, Petr Biskup, Fabian Heck, Doreen Georgi, Timo Klein, Gereon Müller, Martin Salzmann, Barbara Stiebels, Nina Topintzi, Jochen Trommer, Philipp Weisser

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