LINGUIST List 25.2320

Tue May 27 2014

Calls: Creoles, General Linguistics/France

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 26-May-2014
From: Patricia Cabredo Hofherr <>
Subject: Formal Approaches to Creole Studies 4
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Full Title: Formal Approaches to Creole Studies 4
Short Title: FACS-4

Date: 06-Nov-2014 - 07-Nov-2014
Location: Paris, France
Contact Person: Patricia Cabredo Hofherr
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Creole

Call Deadline: 12-Jun-2014

Meeting Description:

This workshop aims to bring together researchers who share an interest in the formal study of creole languages. This workshop follows up on three previous workshops:

- FACS I, held in 2008 at CASTL, University of Tromsø
- FACS II, held in 2010 at ZAS, Berlin
- FACS III, held in 2012 at the University of Lisbon

Invited Speakers:

- Dany Adone (Cologne University)
- Pieter Muysken (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen)
- Anne Zribi-Hertz (UMR 7023, Paris-8 & CNRS)

Ce colloque est organisé avec le soutien des organismes suivants :
We gratefully acknowledge the support of:

- l’UMR 7023 Structures formelles du langage (SFL) (CNRS & Paris 8)
- l’UMR 7270 Laboratoire Ligérien de Linguistique (LLL) Univ. Orléans & CNRS
- l’UMR 7110 Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle (Univ. Paris 7 & CNRS)
- the GDRi The Structure, Emergence and Evolution of Pidgin and Creole Languages (SEEPiCLa)

2nd Call for Papers:

We invite abstracts that address theoretical and formal aspects in Creole Studies, from all subfields of research.

Submissions will be for 30-minute presentations (plus 10-minute discussions).

Abstracts should be at most 2 pages in length (including examples and references) written in French or English.

Abstracts must be anonymous and should be sent by email (.txt, .doc, .rtf, .ps or .pdf) to:
Please use Times New Roman 12pt, with single-spacing.

Please write the (first) author's name plus the word 'abstract' in the subject line of your message (e.g., 'Dupont abstract'), and include:

- Author name(s)
- Affiliation(s)
- Contact information
- The title of the abstract in the body of the email.

For co-authored papers indicate the email address that we should use for correspondence.

For more information:

Important Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: 12 June 2014
Notification of acceptance: 7 July 2014
Conference: Thursday and Friday, 6-7 November 2014

Scientific Committee:

Patricia Cabredo Hofherr (UMR 7023, CNRS & Paris-8)
Tjerk Hagemeijer (Lisbon)
Alain Kihm (UMR7110 - LLF, Paris 7 & CNRS)
Ana Luis (Coimbra)
Emmanuel Schang (Orléans)
Tonjes Veenstra (ZAS Berlin)
Florence Villoing (UMR 7023, Paris-8 & CNRS)
Anne Zribi-Hertz (UMR 7023, Paris-8 & CNRS)


Patricia Cabredo Hofherr (UMR 7023, Paris-8 & CNRS)
Florence Villoing (UMR 7023, Paris-8 & CNRS)
Anne Zribi-Hertz (UMR 7023, Paris-8 & CNRS)

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