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The 13th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA XIII)

Date: March 24-26, 2006

Venue: Graduate Institute of Linguistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

Deadline for submission of abstracts: November 30, 2005

Notification of acceptance: December 30, 2005

Contact Person: Henry Yungli Chang

Website: http://www.ling.nthu.edu.tw/afla13

The 13th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association will be held in Taiwan, jointly sponsored by the Graduate Institute of Linguistics of National Tsing Hua University and the Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica. This is the first time for AFLA to be held in a place where a number of Austronesian languages are still actively spoken. We invite submissions of abstracts in any area of Austronesian linguistics. Each paper will be allotted 30 minutes, with 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.
Keynote speakers:

-- Edward Keenan (University of California, Los Angeles)

-- Paul Jen-kuei Li (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)

Invited speakers:

-- Isabelle Bril (LACITO-CNRS, France)

-- Sandra Chung (University of California, Santa Cruz)

-- Kuang Mei (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)

-- Norvin Richards (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

-- Lisa Travis (McGill University)

Submission Guidelines:

Submissions are limited to 1 singly authored and 1 jointly authored abstract per author.  Abstracts should be anonymous and confined to one A4 (or US Letter) page, with 1-inch or 2.5-cm margins on all sides and in 12-point type.  An additional page for data, figures, and references may be included.  Already published papers will not be accepted.  The abstract should include the title, and should be submitted by email as both Word and PDF attachments to afla13@gate.sinica.edu.tw.  Please indicate 'afla13 abstract_(your full name)' in the subject heading, and include the following information in the body of your email message:

(1) Title of the paper

(2) Name(s) of the author(s)

(3) Affiliation(s) of the author(s)

(4) Postal address

(5) Email address

(6) Area of linguistics of the paper (e.g. formal/functional, phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, discourse analysis, historical linguistics, etc.)



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