LINGUIST List 33.159

Tue Jan 18 2022

Confs: General Linguistics/Germany

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 12-Jan-2022
From: Maria Averintseva-Klisch <>
Subject: ''Sprache verpflichtet! / My word is my bond!'' 44th Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS)
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"Sprache verpflichtet! / My word is my bond!" 44th Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS)
Short Title: DGfS 2022

Date: 23-Feb-2022 - 25-Mar-2022
Location: University of Tübingen (online), Germany
Contact: Maria Averintseva-Klisch
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The annual conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS) will be held online via Zoom and Gather from Wednesday, February 23, 2022 – Friday, February 25 pm; the programme is scheduled according to the Central European Time (UTC +1).

We are happy to announce four plenary lectures:
Heather Burnett (Paris), Pragmatic Sociolinguistics: Formalizing the Social World
Penelope Eckert (Stanford), Truth and Social Meaning
Elin McCready (Tokyo), Two Kinds of Linguistic Bonds
Arnulf Deppermann (Mannheim), The Normative Order of Talk-in-Interaction: Expectation and Obligation vs. Scopes for Choice and Negotiation

The conference programme also offers 15 workshops on different subjects ranging from historical linguistics over punctuation to discourse. You will find a detailed programme on our conference homepage:

Early bird registration is possible till January 31; afterwards, a slightly higher fee is required. The registered participants will get the necessary links and information shortly before the beginning of the conference.
The conference hosts the Annual Conference of the ALP on the 22.02.2022 (“Pragmatik multimodal”; as well as a PhD forum, a tutorial of the Computational Linguistics Section and a Teacher's Information Day “Performative Zugänge zu DaZ und Sprachbildung im Fach” (in German); you will find more information on satellite events on the homepage:

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