LINGUIST List 29.558

Thu Feb 01 2018

Calls: English, Applied Ling, Gen Ling, Lang Acquisition, Translation/Romania

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 31-Jan-2018
From: Mihaela Tanase-Dogaru <>
Subject: 20th Annual International Confrence of the English Department at the University of Bucharest
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Full Title: 20th Annual International Confrence of the English Department at the University of Bucharest
Short Title: AICED 20

Date: 07-Jun-2018 - 09-Jun-2018
Location: Bucharest, Romania
Contact Person: Mihaela Zamfirescu
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Translation

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 01-Mar-2018

Meeting Description:

We are glad to announce that the 20th AICED ( Annual Internațional Conference of the English Department) will be held in Bucharest on June 7-9 2018.

AICED represents one of the most important Romanian venue for discussions on every aspect of generative grammar and formal linguistics.

The conference will deal with any topic in generative grammar and the formal study of language, including linguistic submodules and their interfaces, language acquisition and psycholinguistics.

As has become traditional, the conference will include a themed workshop (Workshop convenor Alina Tigau, University Of Bucharest ). In 2018, the theme will be Syntax and Semantics Interface - Experimental Methods. The workshop will focus on recent experimental and theoretical research in syntax and semantics and focusing on such aspects as Differential Object Marking, Clitic Doubling, argument structure and case assignment.

This year our invited speakers are:

Klaus von Heusinger - Universität zu Köln
Dana Isac – Concordia University, Montreal
Marko Modiano – Gävle University

On June 7, 2018, under the aegis of the Annual International Conference of the English Department (University of Bucharest) a workshop will be organized as part of the Translating Europe 2018 series of events. The title of the workshop is Supply and demand - matching translators’ skills and market needs. The event will include presentations made by representatives of DG Translation, European Commission, as well as professors from the University of Bucharest and will touch upon topics such as Anglicised Romanian or Translators’ skills and quality assurance in DG Translation. The workshop starts at 9:10 and ends at 13:30. The venue will be the Central University Library.

2nd Call for Papers:

20th Annual International Confrence of the English Department at the University of Bucharest

The English Department of the University of Bucharest will hold its 20th Annual Conference from 7-9 June, 2018.

Papers are invited in:

General Linguistics
Theoretical Linguistics (syntax, phonology, semantics and the interfaces)
Language acquisition
Applied Linguistics
Translation studies

Presentations should be in English, and will be allocated 25 minutes each, plus 5 minutes for discussion. Prospective participants are invited to submit anonymous abstracts in both Pdf and Word formats. Abstracts should not exceed two A4 pages, Times New Roman 12, single spaced. Information regarding name and institutional affiliation should be included in the body of the email.

Please send proposals (and enquiries) to the following e-mail address:

Deadline for proposals: March 1 2018

A selection of the papers will be published in a Proceedings of AICED 20 volume.

Important dates:

Deadline for submission of proposals: March 1, 2018
Deadline for notifications of acceptance/rejection: April 1, 2018
Conference: June 7-9, 2018

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