LINGUIST List 27.1202

Tue Mar 08 2016

Calls: Gen Ling/Poland

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 07-Mar-2016
From: Bartosz Brzoza <>
Subject: 46th Poznan Linguistic Meeting
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Full Title: 46th Poznan Linguistic Meeting
Short Title: PLM2016

Date: 15-Sep-2016 - 17-Sep-2016
Location: Poznan, Poland
Contact Person: Bartosz Brzoza
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 20-Mar-2016

Meeting Description:

The 46th Poznań Linguistic Meeting (PLM2016) will be held on 15–17 September 2016 in Poznań. The leitmotif of the 46th PLM will be ''Linguistics and data: A fresh look''. In view of the rapid growth of available data, both in terms of its types and range, we will try to address the fundamental issue of the nature of linguistic data as well as the resulting theoretical and methodological challenges.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:
Keynote: Daniel Everett (Bentley University)
Plenary: Przemyslaw Tajsner (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan)
Plenary: Johanna Barddal (Ghent University)
Plenary: Peter Trudgill (University of Agder)

Special Debate Panel:

There will be a debate panel related to the leitmotif. Confirmed participants (in alphabetic order):

- Johanna Barddal (Ghent University)
- Daniel Everett (Bentley University)
- Piotr Gasiorowski (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan)
- Russell Gray (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena)
- Przemyslaw Tajsner (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan)
- Peter Trudgill (University of Agder)
- Ewa Waniek-Klimczak (University of Lodz).

PLM 2016 Conference Fee:

Regular fee - 250 EUR
Regular fee (without banquet) - 215 EUR
PhD Students fee - 155 EUR
PhD Students (without banquet) - 135 EUR
Payment should be made by bank transfer or in cash at the conference venue.
Transfer details available on the website.

Final Call for Papers:

46th Poznan Linguistic Meeting
PLM2016, 15-17 September 2016, Poznan, Poland

We would like to remind you that the 46th Poznan Linguistic Meeting (PLM2016) will be held on 15-17 September 2016 in Poznan, Poland. The leitmotif will be ''Linguistics and data: A fresh look''.

Submission deadline for all abstracts (papers and posters) is 20 March 2016

Thematic Sessions:

The following thematic sessions will be held at the 46th Poznan Linguistic Meeting:

- A new era for cross-linguistic databases(Harald Hammarstrom, Cormac Anderson and Paul Heggarty)
- Correlations of valency-changing operations within and across languages (Katarzyna Janic and Nicole Nau)
- Embodiment in cross-linguistic studies: The body part term 'head'(Iwona Kraska-Szlenk)
- Non-canonical subjects: Their rise and development (Evidence from Indo-European and beyond)(Leonid Kulikov, Johanna Barddal, Thorhallur Eythorsson, Cynthia Amy Johnson, Esther Le Mair and Sigridur Saeunn Sigurdardottir)
- Doubtful cases: A fresh look (Renata Szczepaniak, Johanna Flick, Melitta Gillmann and Annika Vieregge)
- Interpreting and representing non-English language data in discourse studies (Agnieszka Kielkiewicz-Janowiak and Magdalena Zabielska)
- Workshop Session on Nominal Classification in South-East Asia (Marc Tang and Marcin Kilarski)
- The Three A's: data acquisition, annotation and analysis in multimodal communication studies (Anna Jelec and Konrad Juszczyk)
- A fresh look at contact-induced changes in language structure: the role of large-scale corpora in contact linguistics (Robert Borges and Justyna Olko)

Looking forward to seeing you Poznan!

PLM 2016 Organising Committee
Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kolaczyk
Jaroslaw Weckwerth
Marcin Kilarski
Bartosz Brzoza

Contact details:
PLM2016 Organising Committee
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan
Collegium Novum
al. Niepodleglosci 4
61-874 Poznan, Poland
tel: (+48 61) 829 3506
fax: (+48 61) 852 3103

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