Conference: FASL 30

The Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is virtually hosting the 30th annual meeting of Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL 30). The conference will take place via Zoom (detailed information TBA) on May 13-16, 2021.

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In addition, there will be a 30th anniversary event hosted by John Bailyn, who will lead a discussion about the history of FASL. We cordially invite everyone to come and provide their own short anecdotes, memories, and reminiscences.

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Call for papers

The Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology is pleased to announce that it will host the 30th annual meeting of Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL), which will be held virtually on May 13–16, 2021.

Abstracts are invited for talks on topics in formal Slavic linguistics, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, and computational linguistics. Both theoretical and experimental studies that have consequences for linguistic theory are welcome. Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract per author (or two joint abstracts per author).

Both talks and posters will be selected. Each talk selected for presentation will be allotted 20 minutes followed by 10 minutes of discussion. Poster presenters will present lightning talks and then present their poster virtually via Zoom.

Abstracts should be submitted in PDF format through EasyChair, with all non-standard fonts embedded. Abstracts should not exceed 2 pages, which includes the data. An additional third page may be used for references. Abstracts must be submitted in letter or A4 format with 1in or 2.5cm margins on all sides, single-spaced, and in a font no smaller than 11pt. Abstracts should be anonymous. Please make sure that PDF files do not have any identifying metadata.

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Extended submission deadline: February 1, 2021, 23:59, anywhere on earth (UTC-12)

Notification of acceptance: March 2021

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