Conference: LSRL 45

The University of Campinas, Brazil, will host the 45th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, May 6-9, 2015. On May 9, there will be a Special Session on Romance Languages in Contact.

Invited Speakers:

Christina Tortora (The Graduate Center – CUNY)
Esther Torrego (Universidad del País Vasco)
Jacqueline Toribio (University of Texas at Austin)
Jairo Nunes (Universidade de São Paulo)
Karlos Arregi (University of Chicago)

Program: http://www.iel.unicamp.br/lsrl2015/

Deadline: October, 25th, 2014. Nov. 8, 2014.
Notification of acceptance: by December, 31st, 2014.

Main Session: All areas of Romance Linguistics
Special session: Romance languages in contact

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute presentations (plus 10 minutes for discussion) on any aspects of Romance linguistics. The language of the symposium is English.

For the special session, abstracts should focus on grammatical variation and/or change induced by language contacts involving Romance languages.

Abstracts should be no more than two pages in length (including data, references etc), 12 point-type. All margins should be at least one inch wide (2.5 cm). Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract per author.

Abstracts should be submitted in PDF form via EasyAbs at the address below. Specify in your abstract document whether your submission is for the main session or the special session.

Conference website: http://www.iel.unicamp.br/lsrl2015/

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