LINGUIST List 29.2795

Thu Jul 05 2018

Calls: General Linguistics/Germany

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 04-Jul-2018
From: Alina Tigau <>
Subject: Datives in Discourse
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Full Title: Datives in Discourse
Short Title: DatDis 2018

Date: 25-Oct-2018 - 26-Oct-2018
Location: Cologne, Germany
Contact Person: Alina Tigau
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Sep-2018

Meeting Description:

The workshop dwells on recent experimental and theoretical research in syntax, semantics and pragmatics and focuses on aspects revolving around dative structures (ditransitives, applicatives, quirky subjects etc.) and their semantic and pragmatic effects on discourse structure.

Conference fee: none

Travel grants available when attending a workshop/conference at CRC 1252 Prominence in Language

The CRC 1252 Prominence in Language at the University of Cologne offers 4 travel grants of up to 500 Euros when attending a workshop or conference at the CRC 1252.

For your application, please prepare a document of about one page containing the following information:

1. Name and affiliation
2. Conference you are attending/ function of the conference (talk, personal added value)
3. If applicable: short abstract of your contribution/ your interest in the conference
4. Short description of why you yourself or your University cannot fund the travel.

More information about the CRC 1252 can be found on the website:

If you would like to submit an application, please send it to:

Annalena Wasiri: [email protected]
CRC 1252 Prominence in Language
Visiting address: Luxembrugerstrasse 299, 50939 Cologne
Postal Address: University of Cologne, Albertus Magnus Platz, 50923 Cologne.

Organizing committee: Klaus von Heusinger and Alina Tigau

Call for Papers:

We welcome contributions addressing topics contributing to the enhancement of our understanding of dative structures, with a special focus on the following:

1. Ditransitives constructions
2. Core and non-core datives
3. Applicatives
4. Case vs. Pre/Postposition alternations
5. Quirky subjects
6. Datives in discourse

We invite abstracts for 30 minute talks (plus 10 minute discussions).
Abstracts should be no longer than 2 pages in a font size no less than 12pt including examples and references. Abstracts should be anonymous, since double-blind review will be adopted: contact details (Author’s name and affiliation) and the title of the presentation should be included in the accompanying email.

Please send your abstract (PDF format) to

Important Dates:

- Deadline for abstract submission: September 1, 2018
- Notification of acceptance: September 15, 2018
- Workshop: October 25-26, 2018

Page Updated: 05-Jul-2018