LINGUIST List 26.2816

Tue Jun 09 2015

Calls: Altaic, General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Erin Arnold <>

Date: 05-Jun-2015
From: Matt Ciscel <>
Subject: 12th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics
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Full Title: 12th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics
Short Title: WAFL12

Date: 12-May-2016 - 15-May-2016
Location: New Britain, CT, USA
Contact Person: Leyla Zidani-Eroglu
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Altaic

Call Deadline: 30-Nov-2015

Meeting Description:

The Department of English, Linguistics/TESOL Program at Central Connecticut State University is pleased to announce the 12th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics, to be held from May 12 to May 15, 2016. As a special feature, we are hosting a one-day session on sign languages in the regions of spoken Altaic Languages.

Invited Speakers:

Mark Baker (Rutgers University)
Satoshi Tomioka (University of Delaware)
Yoonjung Kang (University of Toronto)

Call for Papers:

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks (plus 10-minute discussions) and for posters on topics dealing with formal aspects of any area of theoretical Altaic linguistics, including phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics. Additionally, abstracts covering any area of theoretical linguistics of sign languages in the regions of spoken Altaic languages are welcome. We are using Easy Abstracts at the LINGUIST List for the submission and the blind review process. The address for abstract submission is:

Authors are invited to submit anonymous abstracts to any of the following sessions:

- General session, May 13-15
- Special session on sign languages in the regions of spoken Altaic languages, May 12
- Poster session, TBA

Authors should indicate what session they are submitting an abstract to. Abstracts should be a maximum of one page in length excluding references and examples, in 12-point Times New Roman, with margins of at least 2.5 cm/1 inch. There is a maximum of two abstracts per person, one of which must be co-authored.

Important Dates:

Deadline for Submission: November 30, 2015, 11:59pm EST
Notification of Acceptance: January 31, 2016

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