Cfp: International workshop on linguistic microareas in South Asia

Anju Saxena anju.saxena at LINGFIL.UU.SE
Sat Sep 28 07:23:59 UTC 2013

Call for papers

*International workshop on linguistic microareas in South Asia*
Uppsala University, Sweden
5-6 May 2014

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/Invited speakers:/
Professor Elena Bashir (University of Chicago)
Professor Balthasar Bickel (University of Zürich)
Professor Shobhana Chelliah (University of North Texas)
Professor Hans H. Hock (University of Illinios at Urbana-Champaign)
Professor John Peterson (University of Kiel)

We invite the submission of abstracts for oral presentations at the workshops. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:


    case-studies on the linguistic structure of a selected geographical
    region (a contrastive study of two languages will not be prioritised)


    socio-linguistic studies pertaining to a geographical region, with
    implications for the linguistic structure of the concerned languages


    relationship between the proposed microareas and South Asia as a
    linguistic area


    methodological challenges for areal linguistics, with empirical data
    from South Asia


    synchronic data and prehistory, with data from South Asia

Abstracts should be one (A4 or letter) page long. A second page may be 
included for references and/or data. Abstracts --in pdf format only-- 
should be sent to: <microareas(at)lingfil(d)uu(d)se 
<mailto:microareas%28at%29lingfil%28d%29uu%28d%29se>> (change the 
parenthesized expressions into the appropriate characters)

/Deadline for abstract submission/: 30 October 2013

Anju Saxena
Professor of Linguistics
Dept. of Linguistics&  Philology
Uppsala University


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