The Center for Language Research at the University of Rijeka, Croatia, invites you to participate in the international conference entitled Perspectives on Linguistic Diversity We invite abstract proposals for individual papers and panels.Individual Papers Submission deadline: November 30, 2017
We accept a) abstracts of papers to be presented in the panels listed below or b) proposals for panels on other related topics. The guidelines for the submission of abstracts of individual papers for a specific panel session are the same as for those submitted for the general session. However, under the title of your paper abstract, please also indicate the name of the panel you wish to be considered for. Please upload your abstracts for papers you wish to present in one of the panels listed below at http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/clarc2018.
The list of panels already agreed upon:
Linguistic diversity in language development
(panel leader: Tihana Kraš, University of Rijeka)
Accentual variation in standard Croatian
(panel leader: Mihaela Matešić, University of Rijeka)
Linguistic diversity, construal and conceptualization
(panel leader: Benedikt Perak, University of Rijeka)
Syntactic diversity across time
(panel leader: Diana Stolac, University of Rijeka)
Linguistic endangerment in Southeast Europe
(panel leader: Zvjezdana Vrzić, University of Rijeka)
Panels on other topics may be proposed by prospective panel leader(s) and should be centered on a specific topic, approach or domain of linguistic diversity research. We invite proposals for special panel sessions including a minimum of five and a maximum of ten 20-minute presentations, followed by a 10-minute discussion.
Proposals for panels should be in .pdf, .doc or .docx format and include a 200-300-word description and a list of presenters, titles of their presentations and brief descriptions of their papers. Panel abstracts should be submitted in Croatian and English (authors presenting in Croatian) or English (authors presenting in English).
We are honored to announce that the following distinguished scholars will present their plenary lectures:
Publication of conference papers, subject to a standard reviewing procedure, is planned for in the form of a special issue of the Croatian linguistic journal Suvremena lingvistika. Additional publication plans will be announced at a later point.