LINGUIST List 25.2872

Tue Jul 08 2014

Calls: Romance, General Linguistics/Brazil

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 08-Jul-2014
From: Ruth Lopes <>
Subject: 45th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages
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Full Title: 45th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages
Short Title: LSRL45

Date: 06-May-2015 - 09-May-2015
Location: Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Contact Person: Ruth Lopes
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Romance

Call Deadline: 25-Oct-2014

Meeting Description:

The University of Campinas, Brazil, will host the 45th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, May 6-9, 2015. On May 9, there will be a Special Session on Romance Languages in Contact.

Invited Speakers:

Almeida Jacqueline Toribio (University of Texas at Austin)
Christina Tortora (The Graduate Center - CUNY)
Esther Torrego (Universidad del País Vasco)
Jairo Nunes (Universidade de São Paulo)
Karlos Arregi (University of Chicago)

Call for Papers:

Main Session: All areas of Romance Linguistics
Special session: Romance languages in contact

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute presentations (plus 10 minutes for discussion) on any aspects of Romance linguistics.

The language of the symposium is English.

For the special session, abstracts should focus on grammatical variation and/or change induced by language contacts involving Romance languages, including but not restricted to Portuguese and Bantu languages in Africa and Brazil; French and English in Canada; Portuguese/Spanish and Amerindian languages in the Americas.

Abstracts should be no more than two pages in length (including data, references etc), 12 point-type. All margins should be at least one inch wide (2.5 cm). Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract per author.

Abstracts should be submitted in PDF form via EasyAbs (address at the conference site). Specify in your abstract document whether your submission is for the main or the special session.

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