LINGUIST List 30.1539

Mon Apr 08 2019

Calls: Sociolinguistics, Syntax/USA

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Date: 02-Apr-2019
From: Michael Newman <>
Subject: ALFALito NYC
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Full Title: ALFALito NYC

Date: 19-Sep-2019 - 20-Sep-2019
Location: Queens, NYC, NY, USA
Contact Person: Michael Newman
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics; Syntax

Subject Language(s): French; Portuguese; Spanish

Call Deadline: 01-May-2019

Meeting Description:

Este congreso reune tres Proyectos (grupos de interés particular) de ALFAL (Asociación de Lingüística y Filología de América Latina:

P12 Gramática Formal (Coordinadores: José Camacho, Liliana Sánchez y Miguel Rodríguez Mondoñedo
P14 Romania Nova (Coordinadores: Mary Kato, Francisco Ordóñez y Andrés Saab)
P16 Cuestiones lingüísticas en relación con la diáspora latinoamericana (Coordinadores: Michael Newman, y Víctor Fernández-Mallat)
Para un congreso de tamaño modesto que se reúne entre los congresos de ALFAL.

The Association of Linguistics and Philology of Latin America (ALFAL) is an organization that aims to promote progress in theoretical and applied linguistics and philology in Latin America - in particular general linguistics, indigenous linguistics and Portuguese and Spanish linguistics and philology - as well as literary theory and criticism.

To this end, ALFAL supports the exchange of faculty and researchers, sponsors publications, distributes information and organizes research groups and periodic international meetings. Members of the ALFAL are all persons and institutions interested in the aforementioned disciplines. ALFAL runs triennial International Congresses, maintains the journals Lingüística and Cuadernos de Lingüística. The ALFAL was founded in 1974 and our members can be found on every continent.

Call for Papers:

ALFAL has also organized smaller congresses between the major international one on every continent that Spanish and Portuguese studies can be found. The basis of the organization of those ALFALitos are the 26 subgroups called Proyectos, which bring together researchers interested in issues in the various subdisciplines or areal foci in ​​Linguistics including: Historical Linguistics, Syntax, Morphology, Phonology, Language Policy, Semiotics, Text and Speech, Dialectology and Sociolinguistics, Descriptive Studies of Portuguese and Spanish, Indigenous Languages, etc.

In this ALFALito, three projects will be present with coordinators working in the Northeast of the USA. Each project will have its own program during the Congress.

The projects are:

- P12 Formal Grammar (Coordinators: José Camacho, Liliana Sánchez and Miguel Rodríguez Mondoñedo
- P14 Romania Nova (Coordinators: Mary Kato, Francisco Ordóñez and Andrés Saab)
- P16 Linguistic questions in relation to the Latin American diaspora (Coordinators: Michael Newman, and Víctor Fernández-Mallat)

Announcement: All those interested in submitting abstracts in the indicated areas by uploading to the conference site on EasyAbs (

And in a Word or PDF document they should include:
The Proyecto the proposed talk will be included in
Author (s)
A summary of 300 to 500 words
A maximum of two abstracts can be sent: one individual and one with co-authorship.

Deadline: May 1, 2019

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