LINGUIST List 32.1484
Thu Apr 29 2021
Calls: Applied Ling, Gen Ling, Lang Acq, Ling Theories/Online
Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <laurenlinguistlist.org>
Suyoung Bae <suyoungbae03
23rd Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar E-mail this message to a friend
Full Title: 23rd Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar
Short Title: SICOGG23
Date: 11-Aug-2021 - 13-Aug-2021
Location: Online, Korea, South
Contact Person: Michael Barrie
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://sites.google.com/knou.ac.kr/sicogg23
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Linguistic Theories
Call Deadline: 10-Jun-2021
The 23rd Seoul International Conference on Generative
Grammar (SICOGG 23) will take place from August 11 through Friday, August 13, 2021. The conference will be hosted by the Korean Generative Grammar Circle. SICOGG 23 will consist of a general session, a special session and a series of
lectures by the keynote speaker. The main theme of the general session is ‘Comparative Approaches to the Syntax-Semantics Interface’. The confirmed invited speakers are as follows:
Professor Gillian Ramchand
(University of Tromsø)
Professor Kyle Rawlins (Johns Hopkins University)
Professor Amy Rose Deal (UC Berkeley)
Professor Michelle Yuan (UC San Diego)
Special Session Speaker:
Lisa Matthewson (University of British Columbia)
Call for Papers:
Equal consideration will be given to papers from all areas of generative grammar, which may include syntactic theory, the
syntax-semantics interface, the syntax-morphology interface, the syntax-phonology interface, syntactic acquisition, and any other syntax-related interests. Applicants for oral/poster presentations in the general session must submit their
abstracts by June 10, 2021.
The special session will feature an invited talk by Professor Lisa Matthewson (University of British Columbia). Generative linguistics has long relied on introspection in the
collection of linguistic data. While introspection has given rise to robust generalizations (Sprouse et al. 2013; Sprouse and Almeida 2017), the role of context in judgement acceptability tasks has been shown to be an important factor in
the elicitation of semantic judgements (Matthewson 2004; Tonhauser and Matthewson 2016; Bochnak and Matthewson 2020). Conflicting judgements can arise when two people have differing contexts in mind, highlighting the need to control for
context during data collection. To this end, we invite submissions that tackle the following questions in methodology. We also invite submissions that have implemented this kind of methodology.
- How do we present a context to a speaker
when eliciting judgements?
- How can this methodology be implemented when the linguist does research on their own language?
- How can we control for context in large-scale experimental tasks, where speakers may have a long list of
sentences (and control sentences) to evaluate?
- How can we best report our methodology in our research to enable faithful replication of our work?
- Is it best to work with speakers one-on-one or in a large group? Are certain tasks
better suited to one or the other?
- How can we adapt picture tasks to our own research (Bruening 2009; Matthewson and Burton 2015)?
Abstract Guidelines Submission:
Abstracts should be submitted using the EasyAbs service of
the LINGUIST List. All you need to do is visit: http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/SICOGG23
and click on Abstract Submission. Then, follow the online guidelines to upload your abstract in
either the .pdf or .doc format. Note, however, that the .doc format is acceptable only if the abstract contains no special fonts or diagrams. Only electronic submissions through the aforementioned link will be taken into consideration.
Abstracts should be anonymous and may not exceed 2 pages (A4/US letter), including examples (embedded within the text) and references, with 2.54 cm (1 inch) margin on all four sides and should employ the font Times New Roman 12 pts.
Submissions are limited to a maximum of one individual and one joint abstract per author, or two joint abstracts per author. Please indicate whether the submitted work is proposed for a poster, an oral presentation, or either. Abstracts
should be submitted no later than June 10 (Thursday), 2021. Authors will be notified of acceptance or rejection on or after June 24 (Thursday), 2021. Each speaker will be allotted 20 minutes for oral presentation and 10 minutes for
Proceedings Paper Submission:
Accepted papers will be published in The Proceedings of the 23rd Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar, which will be distributed to the conference participants. All
presenters will be asked to provide their paper in both .pdf and .doc formats by July 31, 2021. The text should be single-spaced and the general page limit is 20 pages including appendices and references.
All information about the conference will be available at https://sites.google.com/knou.ac.kr/sicogg23
. Participants are asked to check this site to keep up to date regarding possible alterations and changes. Inquiries
concerning abstract submission and other queries about the conference should be sent to Michael Barrie at mikebarrie
Abstract submission deadline: June 10, 2021
result notification: June 24, 2021
Proceedings paper submission deadline: July 31, 2021
Conference dates: August 11 through August 13, 2021
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