LINGUIST List 24.3053

Fri Jul 26 2013

Calls: Phonology/France

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Date: 26-Jul-2013
From: Sophie Wauquier <>
Subject: Theoretical Issues in Contemporary Phonology Reading Tobias Scheer
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Full Title: Theoretical Issues in Contemporary Phonology Reading Tobias Scheer Short Title: RTS
Date: 06-Feb-2014 - 08-Feb-2014 Location: Paris, France Contact Person: Sophie Wauquier
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonology

Call Deadline: 06-Oct-2013

Meeting Description:

Five French labs are organizing an international workshop in Paris, focused on the work of Tobias Scheer, with the aim of assessing the current issues in theoretical Phonology and its interfaces. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss, pro et contra, the main theoretical contributions of the over sixty research papers (see and his three books (published by Mouton de Gruyter) and to explore the directions of their subsequent developments:

- A lateral theory of phonology. Vol.1 : What is CVCV, and why should it be ? (2004)
- A Guide to Morphosyntax-Phonology Interface Theories. How Extra-Phonological Information is Treated in Phonology since Trubetzkoy's Grenzsignale (2011)
- Direct Interface and One-Channel Translation. A Non-Diacritic Theory of the Morphosyntax-Phonology Interface. Vol.2 of A Lateral Theory of Phonology (2012)

Keynote Speakers (organized by thematic sessions):

Issues in Phonology: Government Phonology, Syllabic Theory, Accent, Apophony, Diachrony, Slavic Languages:

J. Brandao de Carvalho (SFL, University of Paris 8)

Emilie Caratini (University of Poitiers)
E. Cyran (University of Lublin)
A. Nevins (University College London)

D. Petit (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris)
Ph. Ségéral (LLF, University of Paris 7)
P. Szigetvari (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest)

Morpho-Syntactic Interfaces and the Architecture of Grammar:

S.Benjaballah (LLF, Université of Paris 7)
R. Bermudez-Otero (The University of Manchester) R. d'Alessandro (Leiden University)
E. Dresher (Toronto University)
P. Kiparsky (Stanford University)
G. Piggott (McGill University, Montreal)

G. Postma (Meertens Institute, Amsterdam)

H. van der Hulst (University of Connecticut)

Epistemological Issues and Connections with the Cognitive Sciences:

G. Bergounioux (LLL, University of Orléans)
P. Encrevé (EHESS)
B. Laks (Modyco, Paris 10, Ouest-Nanterre)
M. Van Oostendorp (Meertens Institute, Amsterdam)

Call for Posters:

We also invite abstract submissions for three parallel poster sessions, one on each of the three days of the workshop. One person can submit at most two abstracts and only one as first author. Abstracts must be submitted electronically in PDF format. Submissions should be anonymous and not reveal the identity of the author(s) in any form (e.g., references, file name or properties of the abstract). Abstracts must not exceed two pages in letter-size or A4 paper, including examples and references, with 2.5 cm (1 inch) margins on all sides and 12 point font size. Abstracts should be submitted via the EasyChair conference system page. Abstracts will be reviewed and selected by an international scientific committee

When: February 6-8, 2014

Where: Paris (more information will be provided soon)


Submission deadline: October 6, 2013
Notification of acceptance: December 8, 2013
Final program: December 15, 2013

How to submit:

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