Conference: Ellipsis 2015

The workshop Grasping Ellipsis: its syntax, semantics, acquisition and processing is to be held at the University of Campinas, Brazil, on May 4th and 5th, 2015.

Invited speakers
Kyle Johnson (University of Massachusetts)
Howard Lasnik (University of Maryland)
Jason Merchant (University of Chicago)

Important dates
Deadline for abstract submission: Nov 9th, 2014
Notification of acceptance: Jan 10th, 2015

Contact: ellipsis@iel.unicamp.br
Conference website: http://www.iel.unicamp.br/ellipsis/

This workshop aims at bringing researchers interested on ellipsis from different standpoints, frameworks and languages. We would like to invite presentations concerning any topic involving ellipsis, including but not restricted to:
ellipsis types (gapping, VP-ellipsis, sluicing, stripping, swiping, spading etc);
the acquisition of ellipsis;
the structural represantation of ellipsis;
the LF/PF debate (reconstruction or deletion);
crosslinguistic comparisons of ellipsis types;
the processing of ellipsis.

Call for papers:

Deadline: Nov 9th, 2014
Notification of acceptance: Jan 10th, 2015

Abstracts are invited for 30-minute presentations (plus 15 minutes for discussion).

The language of the workshop is English.

Abstracts should be no more than two pages in lenght (includind data, references etc). 12 point-type. All margins should be at least on 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:

http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/ellipsis2015

We would like to invite presentations concerning any topic involving ellipsis, including but not restricted to:
ellipsis types (gapping, VP-ellipsis, sluicing, stripping, swiping, spading etc);
the acquisition of ellipsis;
the structural represantation of ellipsis;
the LF/PF debate (reconstruction or deletion);
crosslinguistic comparisons of ellipsis types;
the processing of ellipsis.

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