LINGUIST List 26.5181

Thu Nov 19 2015

Calls: African, Asian, and Austronesian Languages, Gen Ling, Lang Doc, Ling Theories, Pragmatics, Semantics/Germany

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 18-Nov-2015
From: Vera Hohaus <>
Subject: The Semantics of African, Asian and Austronesian Languages 3
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Full Title: The Semantics of African, Asian and Austronesian Languages 3
Short Title: TripleA 3

Date: 06-Jul-2016 - 08-Jul-2016
Location: Tübingen, Germany
Contact Person: Vera Hohaus
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Documentation; Linguistic Theories; Pragmatics; Semantics

Language Family(ies): Afroasiatic; Austro-Asiatic; Austronesian; Japanese Family; Niger-Congo; Nilo-Saharan; Semitic; Sino-Tibetan

Call Deadline: 08-Feb-2016

Meeting Description:

The Triple A workshop series aims at providing a forum for semanticists doing fieldwork on understudied languages. Its focus is on languages from Africa, Asia, Australia and Oceania.

Invited Speakers:

Chris Davis (University of the Ryukyus)
Veneeta Dayal (Rutgers University)
Letuimanu’asina Emma Kruse Va’ai (National University of Samoa)
Jenneke van der Wal (University of Cambridge)

Call for Papers:

We invite submissions for 30-minute talks plus 10 minutes for discussion. Submissions should present original formal work on any interpretive aspect of the languages under discussion which should have originated from own fieldwork or experimentation.

We particularly encourage Ph.D. students to apply. Abstracts must be anonymous, in PDF format, 2 pages (A4 or letter), in a font size no less than 12pt, and with margins of 1 inch/2.5cm. Please submit abstracts via Easy Chair no later than February 8, 2016.

Abstract Submission Link:

Local Organizing Committee:

Polina Berezovskaya, Vera Hohaus, Anna Howell, Konstantin Sachs

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