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LINGUIST List 20.2798

Mon Aug 17 2009

Calls: Romance Lang, General Ling, Historical Ling, Ling Theories/France

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

LINGUIST is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new feature: Easy Abstracts! Easy Abs is a free abstract submission and review facility designed to help conference organizers and reviewers accept and process abstracts online. Just go to: http://www.linguistlist.org/confcustom, and begin your conference customization process today! With Easy Abstracts, submission and review will be as easy as 1-2-3!
        1.    Twan Geerts, Going Romance 2009

Message 1: Going Romance 2009
Date: 17-Aug-2009
From: Twan Geerts <goingromance23let.ru.nl>
Subject: Going Romance 2009
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Full Title: Going Romance 2009

Date: 03-Dec-2009 - 05-Dec-2009
Location: Nice, France
Contact Person: Twan Geerts
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Linguistic Theories

Language Family(ies): Romance

Call Deadline: 01-Sep-2009

Meeting Description:

Going Romance is the European conference series that focuses on Romance languages from the perspective of current linguistic theorizing. In the two decades of its existence, it has developed into the major European discussion forum for theoretically relevant research on Romance languages where current ideas about language in general and about Romance languages in particular are discussed. This year, for the first time, the conference is really going Romance and will be held in Nice, France. Organized by the Radboud University Nijmegen and the Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, it will take place in the Maison du Séminaire, 3-5 December 2009.

This year's invited speakers will be:

-Donca Steriade
-Luigi Rizzi
-Anne Zribi-Hertz

The conference lasts for three days, with two days for the general session.

Call for Papers:

Abstracts can be submitted through the Easy Abs website created for the conference: http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/goingromance09. The maximum length is two pages (11-12pt font, margins > 1 inch), including examples and references. Please provide an anonymous Word or PDF file.

Slots for invited speakers are 60 minutes (45+15), while slots for selected speakers are 40 minutes (30+10). The conference includes a workshop on Diachrony of the Romance Languages on December 5th.

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