LINGUIST List 33.1411

Wed Apr 20 2022

Confs: Ling Theories, Morphology, Phonology, Semantics, Syntax/USA

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 18-Apr-2022
From: Boris Harizanov <>
Subject: 40th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
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40th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
Short Title: WCCFL40

Date: 13-May-2022 - 15-May-2022
Location: Stanford, CA, USA
Contact: Vera Gribanova
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories; Morphology; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

The 40th meeting of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 40) is being hosted virtually by Stanford University's Department of Linguistics from May 13—15, 2022. WCCFL (pronounced /ˈwɪkfəl/) is an annual linguistics conference, usually held in the spring at a university in western North America; WCCFL 1 was held at Stanford University forty years ago in 1982.

Highlights of WCCFL 40:

- Parallel, synchronous talk sessions scheduled for Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)
- A special session on Focus, Prosody and Ellipsis
- Three invited speakers: Line Mikkelsen (Berkeley), Juliet Stanton (NYU), Guillaume Thomas (Toronto)
- From WCCFL 1 to WCCFL 40 and beyond: Reflections on linguistics and linguists --- A conversation between Sandra Chung (UCSC) and Paul Kiparsky (Stanford University), moderated by Deniz Rudin (USC)


We are pleased to announce that registration for the conference is now available here: Registration will close at 11:59pm PDT on Wednesday, May 11.

The full program and other information about the conference is available on our website:

For questions, please contact the WCCFL 40 Organizing Committee at

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