Conference: WAFL 16

The 16th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics will be held from September 30
to October 2, 2022, hosted by the Department of Linguistics at the University
of Rochester. The event will be entirely virtual.

Submission deadline: June 25, 2022

Conference website:

Invited speakers:

  • Heejeong Ko, Seoul National University
  • Donca Steriade, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Sergei Tatevosov, Moscow State University

Call for Papers:

We invite abstracts for 20-minute talks (followed by 10-minute discussions) on
topics dealing with formal aspects of any area of theoretical Altaic
linguistics, including phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, or
pragmatics. The term ‘Altaic’ is understood to include Turkic, Mongolic, and
Tungusic languages, as well as Korean, Japanese, Ryukyuan, and Ainu.

The submission deadline for abstracts is June 25, 2022.  Abstracts should be
submitted via EasyChair using the following address:

Abstract Guidelines:

  • abstracts must be anonymous
  • at most 2 pages in length, including examples, tables, figures, and references
  • 12pt font and 1 inch margins (US letter) or 2.5 cm margins (A4) on all four sides
  • maximum of two abstracts per person, one of which must be co-authored