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LINGUIST List 23.104

Thu Jan 05 2012

Calls: Ling Theories, General Ling, Language Acquisition/Brazil

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Silvia Cavalcante , 9th Worskhop on Formal Linguistics - UFRJ

Message 1: 9th Worskhop on Formal Linguistics - UFRJ
Date: 03-Jan-2012
From: Silvia Cavalcante <silviaregmail.com>
Subject: 9th Worskhop on Formal Linguistics - UFRJ
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Full Title: 9th Worskhop on Formal Linguistics - UFRJ
Short Title: Workshop UFRJ

Date: 30-Aug-2012 - 31-Aug-2012
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Contact Person: Silvia Cavalcante
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://sites.google.com/site/workshopformallinguistics/

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

Call Deadline: 20-Mar-2012

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce the 9th Workshop on Formal Linguistics, to be held on August 30 - 31, 2012 at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


We are also pleased to announce that, as part of the activities of the workshop, Professors Chris Kennedy (University of Chicago) and Gregory Carlson (University of Rochester) will offer 3-day mini-courses from August 27 to August 29, 2012. Course attendance is open to everyone.

Invited Speakers:

Chris Kennedy (University of Chicago)
Gregory Carlson (University of Rochester)

Call for Papers:

Abstracts are invited for oral presentations (20-minute presentation plus 10-minute discussion) and poster sessions on any topic concerning formal accounts to meaning and structure in natural language, and which explores either core aspects of grammar, or some interface phenomena (syntax-semantics, syntax-prosody, morpho-syntax, morpho-phonology, semantics-pragmatics, lexical semantics, language acquisition, language change, language processing, etc.).

The official language of the conference is English.

Abstracts should be at most two pages long (A4 paper), including examples and references, with 1 inch/2.5 cm margins on all sides and 12pt font size. Submissions are limited to 1 individual and 1 joint abstract per author, or 2 joint abstracts per author. Abstracts should be written in English.

Anonymous abstracts are to be submitted electronically using Easy Abstracts tool:


Important Dates:

Deadline for abstract submission: March 20, 2012
Notification of acceptance: May 15, 2012
Conference date: August 30-31, 2012

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