LINGUIST List 32.180

Tue Jan 12 2021

Calls: Gen Ling/Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 12-Jan-2021
From: Yan JIANG <>
Subject: Colloquium on Grammatical Studies of Chinese Wu Dialects
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Full Title: Colloquium on Grammatical Studies of Chinese Wu Dialects
Short Title: Wu Colloquium

Date: 14-Jul-2021 - 16-Jul-2021
Location: Online, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Conference Organizers
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Wu

Call Deadline: 15-Apr-2021

Meeting Description:

The present colloquium is the first of the planned annual colloquium on Chinese language and dialects that is jointly organized by SOAS University of London and Humboldt University of Berlin, with the aim to promote studies on Chinese language and dialects in Europe and world-wide. We welcome other universities to join us in co-organizing future meetings with different themes and in hosting on-campus meetings when the Covid-19 pandemic is over.

Call for Papers:

Abstract submission: Abstracts are invited with no more than three pages in length (including references), which should be submitted via Easychair by 15 April, 2021. Results will be posted on 15 May. Submission link:

Abstract language: English or Chinese

Meeting Format: Zoom Meeting

Scope: Descriptions and theoretical analyses on grammatical aspects of Wu dialects, reports on the collection and processing of Wu data and scripts, as well as pioneering studies on understudied works in/on Wu.

Please submit your work by uploading an anonymous pdf file in Easychair while inputting your personal information separately. Please use the Leipzig Glossing Convention when providing examples and give link to the special romanization system used.

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