Calls for papers: DGfS 2019

DGfS 2019: Mar. 6 – 8, 2019.
Location: University of Bremen

Invited speakers:
Walter Bisang (Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz)
– Grammar between explicitness and economy
Barbara Schlücker (Universität Leipzig)
– Contrast and opposition in word-formation and syntax
Eeva Sippola (University of Helsinki)
– Continuity and creativity in Creole grammar
Martine Vanhove (Université de Paris/Llacan CNRS Villejuif)
– Grammaticalisation in Cushitic Languages

WS 1: Kontraste und Oppositionen bei Genus und Geschlecht im Deutschen
WS 2: Proper names versus common nouns: morphosyntactic contrasts in the languages of the world
WS 3: Cross-linguistic variation in control phenomena
WS 4: Encoding varieties of topic and focus: the role of contrast and information status
WS 5: Concessives vs. adversatives: opposing opposition
WS 6: Factors influencing the stability of phonetic contrasts and phonemic oppositions
WS 7: Language change at the interfaces. On the interaction between syntax, prosody and information structure
WS 8: Who cares? Contrast and opposition in „free“ phenomena
WS 9: Koloniale und post-koloniale Toponomastik
WS 10: Prosody from a cross-domain perspective: how language speaks to music (and vice versa)
WS 11: Iconicity in Language
WS 12: Sorting out the concepts behind definiteness
WS 13: Post-truth: the semantics and pragmatics of saying „what you believe to be false“
WS 14: Variation in der Argumentstruktur des Deutschen. Empirische und theoretische Perspektiven im Spannungsfeld von Valenz und Konstruktion
WS 15: Encoding emotive attitudes in non-truth-conditional meaning
WS 16: New horizons in the study of nominal phrases

Calls for papers:
Conference website:

Call for papers: ConSOLE 2019

ConSOLE 2019: Feb. 21 – 23, 2019.
Location: Berlin.

Invited speakers:
Dora Alexopoulou, University of Cambridge
Nora Boneh, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Claudia Felser, University of Potsdam
Andrew Koontz-Garboden, University of Manchester
George Walkden, University of Konstanz
Eva Zimmermann, University of British Columbia / Leipzig

Submission deadline: Sept. 30, 2018.
Submission page:
Conference website:

Workshop: Language Acquisition Workshop (LAW18)

Language Acquisition Workshop: Aug. 8-9, 2018.
Location: Macquarie University, Australia.

Invited speakers:
Adriana Belletti, University of Geneva, Switzerland, University of Siena, Italy
Ivano Caponigro, University of California San Diego, USA
Emmanuel Chemla, École Normale Supérieure, France
Takuya Goro, Tsuda University, Japan
Maria-Teresa Guasti, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Loes Koring, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Terje Lohndal, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Luigi Rizzi, University of Geneva, Switzerland, University of Siena, Italy
Lyn Tieu, Western Sydney University, Australia
Peng Zhou, Tsinghua University, China

Workshop website:

Conference: Workshop on Multiple Agreement across Domains 2018

Workshop on Multiple Agreement across Domains 2018: Nov. 8-9, 2018.
Location: ZAS, Berlin.

Invited speakers:
András Barany (School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS) London)
Laura Kalin (Princeton University)
Jenneke van der Wal (Leiden University Centre for Linguistics)

Extended submission deadline: Aug. 15, 2018.
Submission link:
Workshop website:

Conference: CIALT 2

CIALT 2 (Conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Linguistic Theory): Oct, 25-27, 2018.
Location: Berlin.

Invited speakers:
Jennifer Culbertson (University of Edinburgh)
Karen Emmorey (San Diego State University)
Jorge Gonzalez Alonso (University of Reading)
Esther Rinke (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main)
Jason Rothman (University of Reading)
Antonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh)
Charles Yang (University of Pennsylvania)

Extended submission deadline: Jun. 15, 2018.
Submission page:
Conference website: