LINGUIST List 9.919

Sat Jun 20 1998

Calls: Germanic Syntax,NELS 29

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  • Christer Platzack, 14th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop
  • Kenneth Allen Hyde, NELS 29 -- Final Call for Papers

    Message 1: 14th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop

    Date: Thu, 18 Jun 98 15:49:24 +0200
    From: Christer Platzack <>
    Subject: 14th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop

    Second announcement



    Invited speakers: Kenneth J. Safir, Rutgers Jan-Wouter Zwart, Groningen

    Deadline for submission of abstracts: August 1, 1998

    The time allotted to each paper is 30 minutes, with an additional 10 minutes for discussion.

    Send 3 copies of an anonymous two-page abstract, plus a camera-ready original with authors name, address, and affiliation,


    14th CGS c/o Asa Wikstrom Institutionen fr nordiska sprk Helgonabacken 14 S-223 62 Lund Sweden

    Enquiries can be addressed to:

    Message 2: NELS 29 -- Final Call for Papers

    Date: Fri, 19 Jun 1998 18:17:28 -0400 (EDT)
    From: Kenneth Allen Hyde <kennyUDel.Edu>
    Subject: NELS 29 -- Final Call for Papers

    ************ N E L S 29 *************

    Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Linguistic Society * * * University of Delaware, Newark, DE

    October 16-18, 1998

    ================ FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS ====================

    One-page anonymous abstracts for talks or posters on any aspect of theoretical linguistics are requested. References, but no examples may be included on a separate page. Individuals may submit no more than on abstract for which they are the primary author.

    Submissions Deadline: July 1, 1998

    Paper and electronic submissions will be accepted; fax submissions will not. Abstracts should be single-spaced in 12-pt Times font (except for phonetic transcriptions) and sized for 8.5"x11" paper. Top margins should be at least 1.5 inches, with at least one inch for the bottom and side margins.

    Submissions should include: The title, the name(s) of the author(s), affiliation(s), mailing and email addresses where the primary author can be reached over the summer, subfield of linguistics which the abstract represents, and whether the abstract is being submitted for consideration as a talk, poster, or both. For paper submissions, ten anonymous copies should be submitted, and the author information should be typed ona 3"x5" index card. For electronic submissions, follow the instructions at the NELS 29 website:


    Address for correspondance: * * * NELS 29 Abstracts Committee Department of Linguistics 46 E. Delaware Avenue Newark, DE 19716 USA

    email: nels-29UDel.Edu

    Unless otherwise indicated, acknowledgement of receipt will be via e-mail.

    Registration Information

    Preregistration fees * * * $20 (US) for students and $40 (US) for others before September 16, 1998.

    On-site registration fees * * * $25 (US) for students and $50 (US) for others

    For further information, please consult the NELS 29 website or contact us at the e-mail address listed above.