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Wed May 07 2014

Calls: Syntax, Typology, Linguistic Theories/Brazil

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Date: 06-May-2014
From: Ioanna Sitaridou <>
Subject: 1st Seminar on Control and Finiteness at USP
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Full Title: 1st Seminar on Control and Finiteness at USP

Date: 30-Jul-2014 - 01-Aug-2014
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
Contact Person: Marcello Modesto
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories; Syntax; Typology

Call Deadline: 30-May-2014

Meeting Description:

First Seminar on Control and Finiteness at USP
July 30, 31 and August 1, 2014
Department of Linguistics, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

The first seminar on control and finiteness at USP will bring together
researchers from several countries to discuss new empirical data and novel
theoretical proposals on Control and nonfinite complementation.

Invited Speakers:

Prof. Hagit Borer
Prof. Anabela Gonçalves
Prof. Tomas Grano
Prof. Idan Landau
Prof. Ana Maria Madeira
Prof. Marcello Modesto
Prof. Michelle Sheehan
Prof. Ioanna Sitaridou
Prof. Luciana Storto
Prof. Edwin Williams

Organizing Committee:

Prof. Marcello Modesto (USP)
Prof. Ioanna Sitaridou (Cambridge)
Prof. Charlotte Galves (Unicamp)

This seminar is partially funded by The São Paulo State Research Foundation

Call for Papers:

The organizing committee of the first seminar on control and finiteness at
USP invites abstracts for papers to be presented during the seminar.

The topics of the seminar are:

- Theory of Control
- Nonfinite complementation in under-described languages
- Nonfinite clauses and the definition of (non)finiteness
- Inflected and personal infinitives
- Any other subject related to the theme of the seminar

We invite abstract submissions for 45-minute oral presentations, to be
followed by 15-minute discussions.

Abstracts should be anonymous, written in English, and no longer than two
pages, including references and examples, in 12-point Times New Roman, with
margins of at least 2,5 cm / 1 inch.

Deadline: Please submit your abstract to listing authors and
affiliation in the body of the email, until May 30, 2014. Notification of
acceptance will be sent by June 15th 2014.

Submissions for the seminar are limited to a maximum of one abstract per
author (either alone or in co-authorship).

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