LINGUIST List 25.2957

Thu Jul 17 2014

Calls: General Linguistics/India

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 16-Jul-2014
From: Gurmeet Kaur <>
Subject: 9th Students's Conference of Linguistics in India
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Full Title: 9th Students's Conference of Linguistics in India
Short Title: SCONLI 9

Date: 14-Mar-2015 - 15-Mar-2015
Location: New Delhi, India
Contact Person: Gurmeet Kaur
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Sep-2014

Meeting Description:

The Ninth Students’ Conference of Linguistics in India (SCONLI 9) being organized by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi aims at providing a platform for consolidating and initiating discussion on ongoing research in theoretical as well as applied linguistics in the Indian sub-continent.

Call for Papers:

To this end, we invite students working on different languages and within different theoretical paradigms to talk about their current research, and present novel empirical and theoretical observations. Submissions are encouraged in the area of theoretical linguistics, i.e., syntax, semantics, phonology and morphology, as well as applied fields, specifically, sociolinguistics, language acquisition and learning, neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics and computational linguistics.

In addition, submissions are invited for a workshop on ‘Case and Agreement in South Asian Languages’. Talks in this session will be devoted to a cross-disciplinary exploration of the case and agreement phenomenon. More specifically, the workshop seeks to address issues pertaining to the directionality of Agree, the structure of phi features, ergativity and the distinction between structural and inherent case among others.

Submission Guidelines:

Abstracts, including references and data should be limited to 2 single spaced A4 size pages, with one inch margins on all sides and minimum font size 11pt (Times New Roman). Submissions are limited to two per author, with at most one paper being single-authored.

Please submit your abstracts through EasyChair ( no later than 23:59 hours on 15 September, 2014. Acceptance will be notified by 31 October, 2014.

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