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LINGUIST List 21.1014

Tue Mar 02 2010

Calls: General Linguistics/Poland

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

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        1.    Bartosz Wiland, 41st Poznań Linguistic Meeting

Message 1: 41st Poznań Linguistic Meeting
Date: 01-Mar-2010
From: Bartosz Wiland <plmifa.amu.edu.pl>
Subject: 41st Poznań Linguistic Meeting
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Full Title: 41st Pozna? Linguistic Meeting
Short Title: PLM2010

Date: 23-Sep-2010 - 26-Sep-2010
Location: Gniezno, Poland
Contact Person: Kamila D?bowska
Meeting Email: plmifa.amu.edu.pl
Web Site: http://ifa.amu.edu.pl/plm/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2010

Meeting Description:

The 41st Pozna? Linguistic Meeting will take place on 23-26 Sep 2010. The
leitmotif will be 'Competitive Explanations in Linguistics: In Search of a
Framework'. More detailed information will be posted on the Meeting's website
and on the Linguist List, as soon as it becomes available.

PLM Organising Committee

2nd Call for Papers:

We are pleased to announce that the 41st Poznan Linguistic Meeting (PLM2010)
will be held on 23-26 September 2010 in Gniezno, Poland. The leitmotif will be
''Competitive Explanations in Linguistics: In Search of a Framework''.

PLM2010 will comprise three thematic discussion sessions and general sessions.

We invite submissions of abstracts for oral presentations at three special
thematic discussion sessions, each of which will have space for six
presentations. We also invite abstracts for oral or poster presentations at the
general sessions (not necessarily related to the conference theme).

Each oral presentation will be given 30 minutes, including 10 minutes for
discussion. Poster presentations will be an integral part of the conference
programme. The language of the conference is English.

The three thematic discussion sessions are as follows:

Competitive Explanations of Language Change and Variation
Conveners: Piotr G?siorowski & Jaros?aw Weckwerth

Competing Explanations of Phonology
Conveners: Katarzyna Dziubalska-Ko?aczyk & Grzegorz Michalski

Lexical and Functional Decomposition in Syntax
Conveners: Jacek Witko? & Bartosz Wiland

The thematic discussion sessions will take place on Friday, 24 September
(Language Change and Variation), Saturday, 25 September (Phonology) and Sunday,
26 September (Syntax), and will be preceded by invited plenary talks related to
the session themes.

The keynote address will be delivered by William Labov (University of Pennsylvania)

Confirmed invited plenary speakers:

Nikolaus Ritt (Vienna University)
Juliette Blevins (Max Planck Institute, Leipzig): ''Advances in Evolutionary
Phonology: Holistic Explanations for Common and Rare Sound Patterns''

Guidelines for Abstracts:

Abstracts must be between 250 and 500 words excluding linguistic examples and
references, if any. Detailed abstract guidelines will be available from our


All abstracts (both for the thematic sessions and the general session) should be
submitted through Linguist List's EasyAbs system. Upon registration in EasyAbs,
the author will first upload the abstract and then select the submission type
from the drop-down menu (thematic discussion sessions or general sessions). See
our website for the abstract guidelines and the link to the easy-abs system.

Submissions for the general sessions will be reviewed by our International
Advisory Board.

Important Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: 31 March 2010
Notification of acceptance: 25 April 2010

Please visit our website at http://ifa.amu.edu.pl/plm/ for updates and details!

Looking forward to seeing you in Gniezno!

PLM 2010 Organising Committee:

Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kolaczyk
Jaroslaw Weckwerth
Bartosz Wiland

Contact Details:

PLM2010 Organising Committee
School of English, Adam Mickiewicz University
Collegium Novum
al. Niepodleglosci 4
61-874 Poznan, Poland
Tel: (+48 61) 829 3506
Fax: (+48 61) 852 3103
Email: plmifa.amu.edu.pl
Please see: www: http://ifa.amu.edu.pl/plm/
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