LINGUIST List 29.607

Mon Feb 05 2018

Calls: Historical Linguistics, Semantics/Norway

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 01-Feb-2018
From: Dag Haug <>
Subject: Formal Diachronic Semantics
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Full Title: Formal Diachronic Semantics
Short Title: FoDS

Date: 13-Sep-2018 - 14-Sep-2018
Location: Oslo, Norway
Contact Person: Dag Haug
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Semantics

Call Deadline: 14-May-2018

Meeting Description:

We are happy to announce that the upcoming ''Formal Diachronic Semantics 3'' meeting will take place at the University of Oslo, September 13-14, 2018.

Invited Speakers:

Heather Burnett (CNRS )
Sigrid Beck (University of Tübingen)

Organisational Committee:

Dag Haug (University of Oslo)
Patrick Grosz (University of Oslo)

Call for Papers:

We invite abstract submissions for oral as well as poster presentations that address semantic change on the basis of formal theories of meaning, including case studies, studies of trends as well as general formal theories of meaning change and corpus based research. We also welcome research at the interfaces with pragmatics, syntax and other areas, as long as it makes a contribution to the area of formal diachronic semantics. We also welcome papers that address methodological questions in the field.

We invite submissions for 30-minute talks plus 10 minutes for discussion. Abstracts must be anonymous, in PDF format, 2 pages (A4 or letter), in a font size no less than 12pt, and with margins of 1 inch/2.5 cm. Please submit abstracts via Easychair no later than May 27, 2018.

Easychair submission link:

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