LINGUIST List 32.1655
Wed May 12 2021
Calls: Cog Sci, Morphology, Semantics, Syntax/Spain
Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <laurenlinguistlist.org>
Elias Gallardo <gallardoelias
Workshop on Linguistic Variation at the Interfaces II E-mail this message to a friend
Full Title: Workshop on Linguistic Variation at the Interfaces II
Short Title: VARINT21
Date: 18-Nov-2021 - 19-Nov-2021
Location: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Contact Person: Elías Gallardo
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://sites.google.com/view/varint21/home
Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax
Call Deadline: 21-May-2021
The main aim of this workshop is to widen our understanding of the empirical phenomena displaying linguistic variation, their relevance for the design of the overall grammatical architecture and the current status of parameter-based perspectives on variation.
Descriptive-formal generative approaches to variation are founded on the hypothesis that language variation is channeled by an input-based decision-making process leading to a cascade of binary options (parameters), ultimately yielding a network. Typically, such approaches offer a rather limited scenario of networks (cf. Baker 2008, Biberauer & Roberts 2015, a.o.), whose complexity may reflect constraints imposed to the Faculty of Language, be these of the 3rd Factor type (cf. Chomsky 2005) or anchored to the various interfaces. This relatively wide view allows us to address both language “variation” and language “contact” among phylogenetically and non-phylogenetically related varieties in a comprehensive fashion.
Second Call for Papers:
DEADLINE EXTENSION: May 21, 2021
We welcome contributions that, with such a broad-spectrum taken in mind, focus on the lexicon-syntax and syntax-discourse interfaces, the syntax-semantics interface, the syntax-morphology interface, and language contact and language variation phenomena.
Authors are asked to submit their abstracts in an anonymous PDF file to the following site: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=varint21
. An abstract, including examples, tables, or figures, where needed, must not exceed one page in length, in a 12 point font. Margins should be at least 2.5 cm on all sides.
For more information, please visit https://www.easychair.org/cfp/VARINT21
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