LINGUIST List 29.559

Thu Feb 01 2018

Calls: Ling Theories, Morphology, Phonology, Semantics, Syntax/Argentina

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 31-Jan-2018
From: Carlos Muñoz Pérez <>
Subject: VIII Encuentro de Gramática Generativa
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Full Title: VIII Encuentro de Gramática Generativa
Short Title: VIII-EGG

Date: 08-Aug-2018 - 10-Aug-2018
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Contact Person: Organizing Committee
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories; Morphology; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2018

Meeting Description:

The VIII Encuentro de Gramática Generativa will be held in Buenos Aires from Wednesday, August 8, to Friday, August 10, 2018. The main objective of the conference is to foster the discussion of salient topics in the theory of grammar and to provide a forum for specialists to meet and exchange ideas.

Invited Speakers:

Karlos Arregi (University of Chicago)
Francisco Ordóñez (Stony Brook University)
María Luisa Zubizarreta (University of Southern California)

2nd Call for Papers:

The papers should be innovative contributions in the fields of linguistic theory and/or their grammatical description. Each presentation will last twenty minutes, followed by ten additional minutes for discussion. No parallel sessions will be held. The official languages are Spanish, English and Portuguese.

Submissions are invited for papers in any field related to the formal study of grammar (Syntax, Morphology, Phonology, Semantics, Lexical theory, Interfaces, Language Acquisition, Philosophy of language). Grammatical descriptions within any explicit and formal framework are welcome. Talks will be organized around major topics, depending on the content of the submissions.

Abstracts should be anonymous and must include theoretical framework, hypotheses and objectives of the presentation. They should not be longer than two pages, including references and examples, with margins of at least 1-inch, 12pt Times New Roman. The deadline for the submission of abstracts will be on March 15. Participants will be informed if their presentations have been accepted by April 15.

Abstracts should be sent by e-mail as an attachment to the following address: The plain text part of the e-mail must include the name of the authors and their institutional affiliation.

Registration Fees:

Faculty and Postdocs: US$60.
Graduate students: US$30.
Undergraduate students: free of charge

Registration will take place during the conference.

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us at

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