Conference: PLC 42

PLC 42: Mar. 23-25, 2018.
Location: University of Pennsylvania.

Keynote Speaker:
John Rickford (Stanford University, sociolinguistics)

Special Panel:
Signals and Symbols: Linking continuous and discrete representations

Panel speakers:
Mark Liberman (University of Pennsylvania, moderator)
Daniel Swingley (University of Pennsylvania, acquisition)
Kathryn Davidson (Harvard University, Sign language Semantics and Pragmatics)

Extended submission deadline: Nov. 27, 2017.
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Conference: BLS 44

BLS 44: Feb. 9-11, 2018.
Location: Berkley, California.

Invited speakers:
Molly Babel (University of British Columbia)
Lauren Clemens (University at Albany, SUNY)
Mark Dingemanse (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
Stefan Th. Gries (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Joan Maling (National Science Foundation)
Mandana Seyfeddinipur (SOAS World Languages Institute)

Submission deadline: Nov. 1, 2017.
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Conference: GLOW 41

GLOW 41: Apr. 10 – 14, 2018.
Location: Budapest, Hungary.

1. Long-distance segmental phenomena
– Invited speakers: tba

2. Predication in relation to propositions and properties
– Invited speakers: Caroline Heycock, Idan Landau, and Gillian Ramchand

3. The grammar and pragmatics of interrogatives and their (special) uses
– Invited speaker: Manfred Krifka (Berlin)

4. Sign Language Syntax and Linguistic Theory
– Invited speaker: Markus Steinbach (University of Göttingen)

5. The necessity of formalization in phonology

Submission deadline: Nov. 15, 2017. (noon Nov. 16 UTC)
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