27.3552, Calls: Altaic, Phonetics, Phonology, Semantics, Syntax/Japan

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Subject: 27.3552, Calls: Altaic, Phonetics, Phonology, Semantics, Syntax/Japan

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Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2016 13:57:45
From: Seunghun Lee [seunghun at icu.ac.jp]
Subject: Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics 13

Full Title: Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics 13 
Short Title: WAFL13 

Date: 25-May-2017 - 28-May-2017
Location: Tokyo, Japan 
Contact Person: Tomoyuki Yoshida
Meeting Email: WAFL13.ICU at gmail.com
Web Site: https://wafl13.wordpress.com/ 

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax 

Language Family(ies): Altaic 

Call Deadline: 30-Nov-2016 

Meeting Description:

The 13th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics is to be held from May 25 to
May 28, 2017 hosted by the Department of Linguistics at International
Christian University in Tokyo, Japan. One-day satellite workshops are to be
held on May 25.

The invited speakers are:

Jaklin Kornfilt (Syracuse University)
Haruo Kubozono (NINJAL)
Yurie Hara (City University of Hong Kong)

WAFL13 Organizing Committee:

Tomoyuki Yoshida, International Christian University
Shigeru Miyagawa, MIT
Junko Ito, UC Santa Cruz
Armin Mester, UC Santa Cruz
Seunghun J. Lee, International Christian University
Yoko Mizuta, International Christian University

WAFL 13 is generously funded by the Japan ICU Foundation.

We have two calls: (a) Call for papers for the general and poster sessions,
and (b) Call for Satellite workshops.

Call for Papers:

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks (plus 10-minute discussions) and for
posters on topics dealing with formal aspects of any area of theoretical
Altaic linguistics, including phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, or
pragmatics. We are using Easy Abstracts at the LINGUIST List for submission
and the blind review process. The address for abstract submission is:

Authors are invited to submit anonymous abstracts to any of the following

(i) General session (Oral presentation)
(ii) Poster session

Authors should indicate what session they are submitting an abstract to. The
maximum length for an abstract is 2 pages (A4 or US letter size), including
tables, figures, and references. Abstract text must be in English, in a
12-point or larger font, with margins of at least 2.5 cm/1 inch. Please embed
your examples in the main text, rather than putting all of them together on
the second page. Authors may be the first or sole author of at most one
abstract, and may be a non-first co-author of any number of abstracts.

Call for Satellite Workshops:

Proposals are also invited for satellite workshops dealing with some aspect of
Altaic languages on May 25, 2017. The maximum length for a proposal is 2
pages. It should state a theme of the proposed workshop and have a list of
prospective participants with titles of their presentation (no more than 6
presentations). We can accommodate up to 2 satellite workshops on May 25.

Important Dates:

Opening of proposal and abstract submission: July 15, 2016
Deadline for proposal submission for satellite workshops: September 30, 2016
Notification of acceptance of satellite workshops: October 20, 2016
Deadline for abstract submission to general session: November 30, 2016
Notification of acceptance: January 31, 2017


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