Fuji Women's University:

One-Day Workshop on Syntax and Semantics

Date: Saturday, September 8th, 2012 Time: 9:40 AM - 4:30 PM

Speaker: Richard K. Larson (Stony Brook University); call for papers due June 30, 2012

We are pleased to announce a one-day workshop on syntax and semantics on September 8, 2012 (Saturday). The Plenary Speaker is Richard K. Larson (Stony Brook University). This event is organized by Department of English Language and Culture, Fuji Women's University. There is no registration fee, and no qualification is requied. Please register by September 1 (Sat). (Registration site is available on June 15, 2012.) The keynote speech is open to members of the public. No registration is necessary to attend only the keynote speech.

Call for papers:
Abstracts are invited for talks (30 minutes presentation, followed by 10 minutes discussion) on any aspect of theoretical syntax and semantics. The possible topics include:

  • syntax-semantics interface
  • argument structures
  • ditransitives
  • theta structures
  • inflection
  • right/left periphery
  • adjectives
  • adverbial clauses
  • case conversion
  • (The workshop language is English)

Proceedings: Proceedings for the presented papers will be published as a journal at Fuji Women's University.

Financial support: There is no financial support available for presenters and participants.

Please send a one-page (A4/US Letter) abstract with a separate page specifying the authors' name, affiliation, postal address, and e-mail address (in Microsoft Word or PDF), to engdept [at] fujijoshi.ac.jp before June 30, 2012 (Saturday) (the message title should be Syntax and Semantics workshop). Abstracts will be double-blind peer-reviewed, and notification of acceptance will be around the middle of July. Further information is available at the workshop website.

Organization: Department of English Language and Culture, Fuji Women's University (Fuji Women's University)

Cost: free

Venue: Kita 16 Nishi 2, Kita-ku, Sapporo, 001-0016, Japan

Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan


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