LINGUIST List 27.2064

Thu May 05 2016

Calls: General Linguistics/China

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 05-May-2016
From: Sui Yanyan <>
Subject: 7th International Conference on Formal Linguistics
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Full Title: 7th International Conference on Formal Linguistics
Short Title: ICFL-7

Date: 02-Dec-2016 - 04-Dec-2016
Location: Nankai University, Tianjin, China
Contact Person: Yanyan Sui
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jun-2016

Meeting Description:

The 7th International Conference on Formal Linguistics

The 7th International Conference on Formal Linguistics (ICFL-7) will be held at Nankai University, Tianjin, China, on December 2-4, 2016. The conference is co-organized and sponsored by Chinese University of Hong Kong and Tianjin Normal University. The ICFL is a conference where linguists from all over the world discuss the latest proposals in any field of formal linguistics. It is held every two years in China since 2001, which has greatly promoted the communication among linguists and fostered the study of formal linguistics.

The invited speakers of ICFL-7 are:

Tom Roeper, University of Massachusetts
Juan Uriagereka, University of Maryland
Diego Gabriel Krivochen, University of Reading

Conference registration fee: RMB ¥800 for non-students, RMB ¥400 for students.
Contact email:

Conference Organizing Committee:

Chair LI Bing
Secretary GU Gang

Committee Members: (in alphabetical order)

CHENG Gong, Zhejiang University
GU Gang, Tianjin Normal University
HAN Jingquan, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies
HU Jianhua, Institute of Linguistics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
LEE Hun Tak Thomas, Chinese University of Hong Kong
LI Bing, Nankai University
LU Jilun, Tianjin Normal University
NING Chunyan, Tianjin Normal University
PAN Haihua, City University of Hong Kong
SHEN Yuan, Fudan University
SI Fuzhen, Beijing Language and Culture University
SU Lichang, Nankai University
TANG Wai Lan Gladys, Chinese University of Hong Kong
WEN Binli, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies
WU Yaqing, Hunan University
YANG Xiaolu, Tsinghua University
Zhang Hongming, Nankai University

Final Call for Papers:

ICFL-7 invites submissions of papers in any field of formal linguistics, including phonology, syntax, morphology, semantics, natural language processing, child language and language acquisition, interfaces, and biolinguistics. Papers about formal approaches to the study of Chinese dialects and the minority languages in China are particularly welcome, especially from young scholars.

Important Dates:
Deadline for abstract submission: June 15, 2016
Notification of acceptance: July 15, 2016
Conference Registration: December 2, 2016
Conference dates: December 3-4, 2016

Conference language: English or Chinese

Abstract Format:

Abstracts should be written in English (Times New Roman, 12) or in Chinese (Song, 12) within one page (A4) in length (including examples and references).
Authors are asked to submit two copies of their abstracts to one anonymous in PDF, and the other in MS Word format with the author’s information including name, affiliation and email address.

Contact email:

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