X Workshop on Formal Linguistics

We are pleased to announce the X Workshop on Formal Linguistics, to be held on August 28-29, 2014 at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The workshop welcomes papers on any topic concerning formal accounts of meaning and/or grammatical structure with relevance to current linguistic theory – in particular, those exploring core aspects of the organization of linguistic knowledge and interface phenomena (syntax-semantics, semantics-pragmatics, syntax-pragmatics, syntax-prosody, morphology-semantics, etc.). The conference is open to work done from any theoretical perspective in formal linguistics. The official language of the conference is English.


We are also pleased to announce that, as part of the activities of the workshop, Professors Gennaro Chierchia, John Beavers, Roberta Pires de Oliveira (UFSC) and Márcia Cançado will offer 3-day mini-courses from August 25 to August 27, 2014.

Abstracts are invited for oral presentations (20-minute presentation plus 10-minute discussion) on any topic concerning formal accounts to meaning and structure in natural language.

In addition, the workshop will be hosting a poster session. We especially encourage undergraduate and graduate students to participate.

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 Times New Roman 12pt font. The abstract should have a title but should not identify the author(s). 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, in PDF format, using Easy Abstracts tools, at the following address: http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/workshop-ufrgs
When you submit your abstract, you will be asked to indicate whether you would like it to be considered (i) for a talk only, (ii) for a talk or a poster, or (iii) for a poster only.

The deadline for submitting an abstract is May 15, 2014. Notification of acceptance will be sent by e-mail to the authors by June 15, 2014.

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