LINGUIST List 29.655

Thu Feb 08 2018

Calls: Slavic, Comp Ling, Gen Ling, Lang Acquisition, Psycholing/Germany

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 06-Feb-2018
From: Hagen Pitsch <>
Subject: Formal Description of Slavic Languages 13
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Full Title: Formal Description of Slavic Languages 13
Short Title: FDSL 13

Date: 05-Dec-2018 - 07-Dec-2018
Location: Göttingen, Germany
Contact Person: Hagen Pitsch
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics

Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup

Call Deadline: 15-May-2018

Meeting Description:

The Slavic Department of the University of Göttingen is pleased to announce the 13th European Conference on Formal Description of Slavic Languages (FDSL 13) to be held on December 5-7, 2018.

The biannual conference has been hosted in turn by the University of Leipzig and University of Potsdam since 1995, with the University of Göttingen and the Humboldt University in Berlin joining in organizing the conference in 2011 and 2016, respectively. From 2016 on, FDSL takes place in even years.

Invited Speakers:

John Bailyn (Stony Brook University)
Catherine Rudin (Wayne State College)
Irina Sekerina (CUNY)
Duško Vitas (University of Belgrade)

Workshops (in parallel to the main conference)

Semantics of Noun Phrases (organized by Ljudmila Geist)
Heritage Slavic Languages in Children and Adolescents (organized by Natalia Gagarina)

2nd Call for Papers:

Abstracts are invited for 30-minute slots (20-minute presentation plus 10 minutes for discussion) on formal aspects of Slavic syntax, semantics, morphology, phonology, psycholinguistics, language acquisition, and computational linguistics (main conference) and specifically on NP semantics (workshop 1) and issues concerning heritage languages (workshop 2). For lists of suggested topics, see the workshop descriptions (

Abstract Submission:

Abstracts must be anonymous (nothing in the abstract or the document should identify the authors) and consist of no more than two pages (margins: 2.5 cm or 1 inch, character size: 12 points, spacing: single), including references, figures, and data.

Abstracts must be submitted in PDF format via Easychair (

An individual may submit at most one single and one co-authored abstract or two co-authored abstracts, but not with the same co-author.

Please make sure you select the respective goal (Main conference, Workshop “Semantics of Noun Phrases”, Workshop “Heritage Slavic Languages in Children and Adolescents”) of your submission!

Deadline for the receipt of abstracts: May 15, 2018

Notification of acceptance: August 15, 2018

Conference homepage:
Conference e-mail:
Organizing committee: Andreas Blümel, Jovana Gajić, Uwe Junghanns, Hagen Pitsch

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