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Subject: 17.1120, Confs: General Ling/Urbana-Champaign, USA

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Date: 12-Apr-2006
From: Karlos Arregi < karlos at uiuc.edu >
Subject: 37th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society 

	
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Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2006 12:21:26
From: Karlos Arregi < karlos at uiuc.edu >
Subject: 37th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society 
 



37th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society 
Short Title: NELS 37 

Date: 13-Oct-2006 - 15-Oct-2006 
Location: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA 
Contact: Karlos Arregi 
Contact Email: nels-37 at uiuc.edu 
Meeting URL: http://www.nels.uiuc.edu 

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics 

Meeting Description: 

The 37th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, NELS 37 (N37S)

Including a General Session, a Poster Session, and Special Sessions on Syntactic Theory and Psycholinguistics, and the Phonology and Morphology of Pidgins and Creoles

October 13-15, 2006
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 

INVITED SPEAKERS

J. Kathryn Bock (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Sandra Chung (University of California, Santa Cruz) 
Peter Lasersohn (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Lisa Selkirk (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Norval Smith (University of Amsterdam)

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes of discussion), and a poster session, on any aspect of theoretical linguistics. Please specify the sessions you would like to be considered for. Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract per author. Abstract submission will be done online. This feature will be available soon on the NELS 37 website: http://www.nels.uiuc.edu.

Submission Deadline: June 15, 2006
Notification of Acceptance: August 15, 2006

Special sessions:

SYNTACTIC THEORY AND PSYCHOLINGUISTICS 
Invited speaker: J. Kathryn Bock (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
This session will include regular-length talks that address issues in syntactic theory and psycholinguistics, including:

Language processing
Language comprehension
Grammar and parsing
Experimental studies and syntactic theory

PHONOLOGY AND MORPHOLOGY OF PIDGINS AND CREOLES
Invited speaker: Norval Smith (University of Amsterdam)
This session will include regular-length talks that address issues in the phonology and morphology of Pidgins and Creoles, including:

Parallels between creoles and the learner-grammars of both  adult (L2) and children (L1) learners
Perception/production and Creole/Pidgin formation
Patterns of epenthesis and other processes of adaptation/adjustment in Creoles and Pidgins
Prosodic structures
Universals in the formation of Pidgins and Creoles
Cross language comparisons
Inflection and derivation in Pidgins and Creoles

NELS 37 sponsors:

Department of Linguistics, UIUC
School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguisitcs, UIUC
Center for Advanced Studies, UIUC
Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese, UIUC

For more information, please visit http://www.nels.uiuc.edu or contact the organizers at nels-37 at uiuc.edu.





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