LINGUIST List 26.2862

Wed Jun 10 2015

Calls: Turkish, Morphology, Phonology, Semantics, Syntax/USA

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 10-Jun-2015
From: Deniz Ozyildiz <>
Subject: Turkish, Turkic and Languages of Turkey
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Full Title: Turkish, Turkic and Languages of Turkey
Short Title: Tu+ 1

Date: 21-Nov-2015 - 21-Nov-2015
Location: Amherst MA, USA
Contact Person: Deniz Ozyildiz
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax

Subject Language(s): Dimli; Kurdish, Northern; Laz; Neo-Aramaic, Assyrian; Turkish; Turkish, Old

Call Deadline: 25-Aug-2015

Meeting Description:

Turkish, Turkic and the languages of Turkey will bring together researchers in these fields in a collaborative environment, where we will socialize and exchange ideas.

We are very pleased to announce that the first workshop on Turkish, Turkic and the languages of Turkey (Tu+ 1) will be held at UMass, Amherst on Saturday, November 21, 2015. Our website is up at:

Discussions with members of the Turkish linguistics community in the past months have revealed a shared desire for a collaborative environment to socialize and share ideas, little or big. This is the impulse behind the organization of Tu+ 1.

Invited Speakers:

Sabine Iatridou (MIT)
Jaklin Kornfilt (Syracuse University)

Call for Papers:

Details for Abstract Submission:

Submissions are open for 30 minute slots (20 minute talks + 10 minutes for discussion). Graduate students are highly encouraged to submit.

Deadline: August 25, 2015
Notification of acceptance: September 15, 2015

An EasyChair account has been set up for your submission:

Abstracts should contain original research that, at the time of submission, has neither been published nor accepted for publication. Please bear in mind that a good abstract may, but need not contain a fully worked out solution. One person can submit at most two abstracts only one of which can be singly authored. Abstracts must be submitted electronically in PDF format. Submissions should be anonymous and not reveal the identity of the author(s) in any form (e.g., references, file name or properties of the abstract). Abstracts must not exceed two pages in letter-size or A4 paper, including examples and references, with 2.5 cm (or 1 inch) margins on all sides and 11 point font size.

All questions and comments should be addressed to:

Looking forward to your submissions!

Faruk Akkuş (Yale)
Deniz Özyıldız (UMass)

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