LINGUIST List 30.2114

Mon May 20 2019

Calls: General Linguistics/Portugal

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 17-May-2019
From: Antonis Botinis <>
Subject: 10th Tutorial and Research Workshop on Experimental Linguistics
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Full Title: 10th Tutorial and Research Workshop on Experimental Linguistics
Short Title: ExLing 2019

Date: 25-Sep-2019 - 27-Sep-2019
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Contact Person: Athina Kontostavlaki
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Jun-2019

Meeting Description:

ExLing 2019 is the 10th edition of the Tutorial and Research Workshop on Experimental Linguistics and takes place in Lisbon, Portugal, 25-27 September 2019, under the auspices of Centro de Linguística da Universidade de Lisboa.

ExLing is a unique international event aimed at bringing together professionals applying experimental and computational methods in their study of language and promoting the exchange of ideas on innovative approaches to the study of language.

All experimental disciplines and subjects with reference to the study of language are considered relevant to the conference, including speech production, speech acoustics, speech perception, experimental phonetics, experimental morphology, experimental syntax, experimental semantics, cognitive linguistics, neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, computational linguistics, discourse analysis, textual studies, applied linguistics, and language therapy.

The Workshop will contain a combination of keynote sessions as well as oral and poster sessions along with panel discussions.

Keynote speakers will outline the state-of-the-art of main areas of experimental linguistics and discuss with participants respective aspects of current research and methodological approaches.

Cognitive philology
Paolo Canettieri

Evolutionary pragmatics
Bart Geurts

Empirical analyses of sound change
Jonathan Harrington

Syntactic theory and variation
Caroline Heycock

Experimental syntax
Jon Sprouse

Linguistic adaptation
Marc Swerts

The Workshop programme will contain a series of keynote lectures in combination with oral and poster sessions as well as special thematic sessions and group discussions. Group discussions, in particular, are Informal meetings where ExLing participants may get to know each other and exchange ideas in a constructive milieu. Group discussions are a central concept of ExLing workshops and focus on the development of joint projects and international collaborations among ExLing participants.

All papers of ExLing 2019 will be included in the 10th volume of the ExLing series. Selected papers will be organized in a volume and will be submitted for publication to Springer. Furthermore, a special issue will be submitted to Speech Communication with selected papers whereas, in accordance with discussions and related interests, additional special issues may be submitted to further specialised Journals.

Researchers and research groups regarding experimental linguistics and related disciplines are welcome to submit abstracts at ExLing 2019 Workshop.

2nd Call for Papers:

Submission Guidelines

A contributor in the workshop may be a single author of only one paper and may be the co-author of two additional papers. Submitted abstracts of max 500 words (one page) will be reviewed in accordance with the following criteria:

Significance: Does this study address an important problem?
Innovation: Does the study employ novel concepts and aims or original methods?
Approach: Are the conceptual frameworks, designs, methods, and analyses adequate?
Usefulness: How can the research objectives benefit the respective scientific area?
Clarity: How clear and well-organized is the presentation?

Submissions of abstracts are invited with reference to experimental linguistics and related research disciplines (

Further information at ResearchGate (

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