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    FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS 47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea 11 - 14 September 2014 Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland www.sle2014.eu
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 3, 2013
      FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

      47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea

      11 - 14 September 2014

      Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland

      www.sle2014.eu

      http://www.societaslinguistica.eu/


      The Societas Linguistica Europaea and the Faculty of English of Adam
      Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland, invite you to submit
      abstracts for workshop, poster or general session papers for the next
      annual meeting.

      SLE meetings provide a forum for high-quality linguistic research from
      all (sub)domains of linguistics. For more information on previous
      editions, see SLE 2011<http://sle2011.cilap.es>, SLE
      2012<http://www.sle2012.eu> and SLE 2013<http://www.sle2013.eu/>. The
      upcoming edition of the SLE meeting will also host a round table of
      experts to discuss topics of special linguistic interest. The SLE 2014
      round table bears the title “Quo Vadis Linguistics”.


      DEADLINES

      1 December 2013: submission of workshop proposals (description + short
      abstracts)
      15 December 2013: notification of acceptance
      15 January 2014: submission of all abstracts
      31 March 2014: notification of acceptance


      PLENARY SPEAKERS

      Laurie Bauer (Victoria University of Wellington)
      Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kolaczyk (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan)
      (presidential address)
      Martin Haspelmath (MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig)
      Francesca Masini (University of Bologna)


      LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

      Chair: Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kolaczyk (Faculty of English)

      Members:
      Magdalena Wrembel (Faculty of English)
      Paulina Zydorowicz (Faculty of English)
      Malgorzata Kul (Faculty of English)
      Jaroslaw Weckwerth (Faculty of English)
      Piotr Wierzchon (Department of Linguistics)
      Grazyna Demenko (Department of Linguistics)
      Maciej Karpinski (Department of Linguistics)


      SLE CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT

      Treasurer: Dik Bakker (Lancaster)
      Conference manager: Ana Diaz-Negrillo (Granada)


      SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

      Chair: Bert Cornillie (Leuven). Members: Werner Abraham (Wien –
      Munchen), Alexander Adelaar (Melbourne), Karin Aijmer (Gothenburg),
      Laura Alba-Juez (Madrid, UNED), Peter Arkadiev (Moscow), Johanna
      Barddal (Bergen), Valeria A. Belloro (Queretaro, Mexico), Paola
      Beninca (Padua), Marcella Bertuccelli (Pisa), Kasper Boye
      (Copenhagen), Anne Carlier (Lille), Michela Cennamo (Naples),
      Guglielmo Cinque (Venice), Concepcion Company Company (UNAM – Mexico),
      Francisco J. Cortes Rodriguez (La Laguna), Denis Creissels (Lyon),
      Maria Josep Cuenca (Valencia), Hubert Cuyckens (Leuven), Kristin
      Davidse (Leuven), Stuart Davis (Indiana), Philippe De Brabanter
      (Paris), Walter De Mulder (Antwerp), Nicole Delbecque (Leuven),
      Pierpaolo Di Carlo (SUNY - New York), Dagmar Divjak (Sheffield),
      Patricia Donegan (Honolulu), Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kolaczyk (Poznan),
      Andres Enrique-Arias (Illes Balears), Victoria Escandell-Vidal
      (UNED-Madrid), Malgorzata Fabiszak (Poznan), Teresa Fanego (Santiago
      de Compostela), Zygmunt Frajzyngier (Boulder), Antonio Garcia Gomez
      (Alcala), Maria del Pilar Garcia Mayo (Madrid), Francesco Gardani
      (Graz), Volker Gast (Jena), Spike Gildea (Oregon), Alessandra Giorgi
      (Venice), Maria de los Angeles Gomez Gonzalez (Santiago de
      Compostela), Francisco Gonzalvez (Almeria), Stefan Th. Gries (UCSB),
      Kleanthes K. Grohmann (Cyprus), Eva Hajicova (Prague), Bjorn Hansen
      (Regensburg), Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen (Manchester), Martin Hilpert
      (Manchester), Hans Henrich Hock (Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Elly
      Ifantidou (Athens), Johannes Kabatek (Zurich), Gunther Kaltenbock
      (Wien), Petar Kehayov (Tartu), Mikhail Kissine (Bruxelles), Seppo
      Kittila (Helsinki), Bjorn Kohnlein (Leiden), Laszlo Komlosi (Pecs),
      Bernd Kortmann (Freiburg), Livia Kortvelyessy (Kosice), Gitte
      Kristiansen (Madrid, Complutense), Karen Lahousse (Leuven), Meri
      Larjavaara (Turku/Abo), Pierre Larrivee (Caen Basse-Normandie), David
      Lasagabaster (Vitoria), Maria Luisa Lecumberri (Vitoria-Gasteiz),
      Elisabeth Leiss (Munchen), Maria Rosa Lloret (Barcelona), Maria Jose
      Lopez Couso (Santiago de Compostela), Lucia Loureiro-Porto (Illes
      Balears), Andrej Malchukov (Mainz), Francesca Masini (Bologna), Belen
      Mendez-Naya (Santiago de Compostela), Helle Metslang (Tartu), Amina
      Mettouchi (Paris), Katarzyna Miechowicz-Mathiasen (Poznan), Gabriele
      Missikova (Nitra), Henrik Hoeg Muller (Copenhagen), Nicola Munaro
      (Venice), Pieter Muysken (Nijmegen), Heiko Narrog (Tohoku), Nicole Nau
      (Poznan), Jan Nuyts (Antwerp), Miren Lourdes Onederra
      (Vitoria-Gasteiz), Brigitte Pakendorf (Lyon), Carita Paradis (Lund),
      Paola Pietrandrea (Roma III), Jose Pinto de Lima (Lisbon), Vladimir
      Plungjan (Moscow), Cecilia Poletto (Frankfurt), Lola Pons Rodriguez
      (Sevilla), Anne Reboul (Paris), Eric Reuland (Utrecht), Nicoletta
      Romeo (New South Wales), Anna Roussou (Patras), Francisco Ruiz de
      Mendoza (Logrono), Cinzia Russi (Austin), Fernando Sanchez Miret
      (Salamanca), Andrea Sanso (Insubria), Stephan Schmid (Zurich), Elena
      Seoane-Posse (Vigo), Petra Sleeman (Amsterdam), Elena Smirnova
      (Hannover), John Charles Smith (Oxford), Augusto Soares da Silva
      (Braga), Mario Squartini (Torino), Dejan Stosic (Artois), Cristina
      Suarez-Gomez (Illes Balears), Jarmila Tarnyikova (Olomouc), Catherine
      Travis (Canberra), Dorien Van De Mieroop (Leuven), Johan van der
      Auwera (Antwerp), Elly Van Gelderen (Arizona), Henk van Riemsdijk
      (Tilburg), Guido Vanden Wyngaerd (Brussels), Salvador Valera
      (Granada), Arie Verhagen (Leiden), Jean-Christophe Verstraete
      (Leuven), Letizia Vezzosi (Perugia), Nigel Vincent (Manchester),
      Jacqueline Visconti (Genova), Ferdinand von Mengden (Berlin), Soren
      Wichmann (EVA – Leipzig), Dominique Willems (Ghent), Alena
      Witzlack-Makarevich (Zurich), Ruth Wodak (Lancaster), Fernando Zuniga
      (Bern).


      GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION: WORKSHOP PROPOSALS and PAPERS, POSTERS AND
      GENERAL SESSION PAPERS

      PROCEDURE. The deadline for the submission of workshop proposals is 1
      December 2013. The address for submission is
      sle@...<mailto:sle@...>. Notification of acceptance/rejection
      will be given by 15 December 2013. After a workshop proposal has been
      accepted, the convenors will be requested to invite their participants
      to submit their full abstracts by 15 January 2014. These full
      abstracts will be evaluated individually by the Scientific Committee
      and the convenors.

      The deadline for all abstracts (for the general session, the poster
      session and the workshops) is 15 January 2014. Notification of
      acceptance will be given by 31 March 2014.

      Abstracts should not exceed 500 words (exclusive of references) and
      should clearly state research questions, approach, method, data and
      (expected) results.

      Abstracts should be registered and submitted via the Submit Abstract
      form<http://wwwling.arts.kuleuven.be/conference/admin/SubmitAbstractSLE>
      where you can upload an attachment. Abstracts should not mention the
      presenter(s) nor their affiliations or addresses. Only references
      mentioned in the text can be listed. Abstracts should have the same
      title as the entry submitted via the Submit abstract form. Check the
      final abstract carefully before submission. Abstracts will not be
      edited for typing, spelling, or grammatical errors after submission.

      Layout requirements for abstracts:
      • Abstracts must be single-spaced and fully justified. The standard
      font will be Calibri, size 10.
      • The margins will be 2.54 top/bottom and 1.91 left/right (Moderate
      in MS Word).
      • References will have a hanging indent of 1.27 cm.

      Please submit the abstract as a Word document. If it contains special
      characters, please send a PDF version to sle@...

      ORGANIZING A WORKSHOP. Whereas general session papers can deal with
      any topic in linguistics, workshop papers take into account the topic
      of the workshop proposal, and are usually pre-selected by the workshop
      convenors.

      Workshop proposals should contain:

      (i) a 1000 word description of the topic (including the research
      questions to be addressed)
      (ii) a (provisional) list of workshop participants and 300 word
      abstracts of their papers.

      We encourage workshop convenors to distribute an open call for papers
      on the LinguistList (please, announce your CFP as a session of SLE
      2014) and other fora in October and November 2013.

      Since we want conference participants to be able to attend individual
      workshop presentations, SLE workshops have to be compatible with the
      main conference schedule. This means that the format of the workshops
      must be organized around 30 minute presentations (20 min. + 10 min.
      discussion). Workshops ideally contain 10 or 15 slots (corresponding
      to 1 or 1.5 days); each workshop ideally comprises:

      1. An introductory paper by the convenor(s) or by a keynote speaker,
      which summarizes previous research, specifies the approach(es) to be
      taken and sets the scope of the papers to be presented.
      2. Eight papers (1 day) or thirteen papers (1.5 day).
      3. A slot for final discussion on the topics covered by the papers,
      methodological issues and questions for future research.

      Further details can be discussed with the SLE Conference
      Manager<mailto:sle@...>.

      POSTERS. The next SLE meeting will hold a poster session of an hour
      for both senior and junior researchers. In order to foster
      interaction, all other sessions will be suspended during the poster
      session. Posters may remain available during the rest of the
      conference. The maximum size of the poster is 1.10 m (vertical) x 1 m
      (horizontal). For more information about how to make a good poster,
      click here<http://people.eku.edu/ritchisong/posterpres.html>.

      MULTIPLE PAPERS. One person may submit a single-authored abstract, a
      single-authored abstract and a co-authored one (not as first author)
      or two co-authored abstracts (only one as first author). Note that
      keynote papers within workshops count as ordinary papers.
      Presentations will be 20 minutes plus 10 minutes question time.

      EVALUATION. Workshop proposals contain the names of convenors and
      participants and will be evaluated and ranked by the 5 officers of the
      SLE Scientific Committee. All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously
      by three referees. Abstracts submitted to the general session and to
      the poster session will be evaluated by three members of the
      Scientific Committee. Workshop papers receive two evaluations by
      Scientific Committee members and one by the workshop convenors. The
      threshold for acceptance is the same for general session, poster and
      workshop abstracts. The acceptance of a paper depends on the quality
      of the abstracts.


      PRIZE FOR THE BEST PRESENTATION AND THE BEST POSTER

      There will be a prize for the best oral presentation by a PhD student,
      a prize for the best oral presentation by a postdoc and a prize for
      the best poster (see SLE
      2012<http://www.sle2013.eu/best-presentation-awards-2012> and SLE
      2013<http://sle2014.eu/best-presentation-awards-2013> awards).

      For current purposes, PhD students are students that have not
      completed their PhD before the conference. Postdocs must have
      completed their PhD not earlier than January 2011. A nominated paper
      may be co-authored; in such a case the nominee will be the first
      author.

      Applicants are invited to mark the option referring to the prize when
      they register their abstract. On the basis of the ranking of the
      abstracts, the Scientific Committee will set up an internal shortlist
      with nominees for the prizes.

      Members of the Editorial Board of Folia Linguistica (Historica) and
      the Scientific Committee will decide who will be awarded the 1st prize
      of 500 Euros in each category as well as the 2nd and 3rd prize, which
      is a three-year SLE
      membership<http://www.societaslinguistica.eu/membership/join.php>.


      REGISTRATION

      Registration will start on 1 April 2014. SLE meetings are member only
      conferences. That is, all participants with a paper in the program
      will have to be members. The early bird conference fee for members
      will be 170 Euros.

      Become a member of the Societas Linguistica
      Europaea<http://www.societaslinguistica.eu/membership/join.php> and
      get a discount.


      SOCIAL PROGRAMME

      There will be a reception in the city centre (included in the
      registration fee), a city walk and a conference dinner. On Sunday
      afternoon there will be a post-conference excursion. Further
      information will be given in the second circular.


      HOW TO GET TO POZNAN

      Poznan is easily accessible by air, road, train or bus. It is located
      about half way between Warsaw (280 km) and Berlin (240 km), and there
      are good, frequent rail connections between those two cities and
      Poznan. Poznan's Lawica airport has frequent daily connections with
      Warsaw (LOT Polish Airlines), as well as Copenhagen (SAS), Munich and
      Frankfurt (LOT and Lufthansa). Poznan is also served by low-cost
      carriers that fly directly from a number of cities in the UK, Spain,
      Italy, Sweden and other European countries.


      IMPORTANT DATES

      1 December 2013: deadlines for submission of workshop proposals
      15 January 2014: deadline for submission of all abstracts
      31 March 2014: notification of acceptance
      1 April 2014: early bird registration starts
      1 June 2014: registration (full fee)
      30 June 2014: registration closes for participants with a paper
      15 August 2014: registration closes


      CONTACT

      SLE 2013 Local Organizing Committee
      Malgorzata Kul, Paulina Zydorowicz
      SLE2014@...<mailto:SLE2014@...>

      SLE Conference Manager
      Ana Diaz-Negrillo
      sle@...<mailto:sle@...>


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