LINGUIST List 25.5138

Tue Dec 16 2014

Calls: Austronesian, General Ling, Cognitive Sci, Genetic Classification, Typology, Phonology/Canada

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 15-Dec-2014
From: Lauren Clemens <>
Subject: 22nd Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association
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Full Title: 22nd Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association
Short Title: AFLA 22

Date: 22-May-2015 - 24-May-2015
Location: Montreal, QC, Canada
Contact Person: Lisa Travis
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Genetic Classification; Phonology; Typology

Language Family(ies): Austronesian

Call Deadline: 31-Dec-2014

Meeting Description:

AFLA is an organization which promotes the study of Austronesian languages from a formal perspective. Since the initial meeting in 1994, AFLA has served as a forum for the presentation of new research in all of the core areas of formal linguistics, including (but not limited to) phonology, linguistic typology, morphology, semantics and syntax. AFLA has a history of bringing together leading scholars, native speaker-linguists, and junior scholars in the formal study of Austronesian languages.

AFLA 22 welcomes the following keynote speakers:

Dr. I Wayan Arka (Australian National University)
Dr. Ileana Paul (The University of Western Ontario)
Dr. Maria Polinsky (Harvard University)
Dr. Joey Sabbagh (The University of Texas at Arlington)

2nd Call for Papers:

Abstract deadline extended: 31 December 2014

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes for questions) and poster presentations on any aspect of theoretical or experimental linguistics (acquisition, morphology, phonetics, phonology, psycholinguistics, syntax, semantics, etc.) on any Austronesian language(s). We ask that you limit your submissions to one single-authored abstract and one co-authored abstract, or two co-authored abstracts. Abstracts should be limited to a maximum of two letter-sized/A4 pages for all text, data, figures, and references with 1 inch margins and 12 pt font.

Please go to for more information about submitting your abstract.

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