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October 15, 2012

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From: Rannveig Sverrisdóttir <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: 25th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics - second call for papers
Date: October 15, 2012 8:45:08 AM PDT
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25th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics
(workshop on sign linguistics – see below)

Recent Call for Papers
Call Deadline: 01-Nov-2012 

2nd Call for Papers: 

We invite abstracts for 30-minute papers (including 10 minutes of discussion). One-page abstracts of maximally 500 words with an additional page for examples, tables and references should be submitted electronically through EasyAbstracts ( The deadline for submissions is November 1, 2012. 

The abstracts should be anonymous. Contact details (name, affiliation and email) along with the title of the paper should be included in the body of the email. Authors will be notified of the outcome of their abstracts by December 1, 2012. 

In addition to individual presentations, the following theme workshops are planned: 

Workshop 1: Language Change in Real Time 
Workshop 2: Foundations of Language Standardization 
Workshop 3: Abstractness in Phonology 
Workshop 4: Formal Ways of Analyzing Variation 
Workshop 5: Information Structure in Scandinavian Languages 
Workshop 6: Language Change and Linguistic Variation in the Medieval North 
Workshop 7: Syntax and Semantics of Adjectives 
Workshop 8: Morphosyntactic Variation and Change in Germanic 
Workshop 9: Sign Linguistics 
Workshop 10: Syntactic Variation in Scandinavia 
Workshop 11: Syntactic Issues in Language Acquisition 
Workshop 12: Argument Realisation of GET, GIVE, PUT and TAKE Verbs in Functionally Motivated Approaches 

For the sake of clarity: when submitting an abstract to a particular workshop, please add the name of the workshop in the left-hand corner of your abstract (as well as in the body of the email message). Submission of abstracts to individual workshops (like all other abstracts) should be done through EasyAbstracts ( Please note that some workshops have special abstract requirements.
Conference homepage:
Best, Rannveig
Rannveig Sverrisdóttir
Lektor í táknmálsfrćđi
Íslensku- og menningardeild
Háskóli Íslands
Ađalbygging, 329
Sími: 525-4567
Rannveig Sverrisdóttir
Assistant Professor in Sign Language Linguistics
Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies
School of Humanities
University of Iceland
Main Building, 329
Tel. +354-5254567