Conference Announcements

CLARC 2018

International Linguistics Conference: PERSPECTIVES ON LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY

Fri, 08 Jun 2018 – Sun, 10 Jun 2018

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

Notification of acceptance: January 19, 2018
 Individual papers on topics related to the theme of linguistic diversity from the perspective of sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, cultural linguistics, cognitive linguistics, developmental linguistics (language acquisition and language attrition), linguistic typology, corpus linguistics, computational linguistics, communication science, and other related disciplines. Papers may focus on any language and any social context or historical period. We especially encourage papers considering endangered, minority and lesser-studied languages.

We invite submissions of anonymous abstracts for 20-minute talks, followed by a 10-minute discussion. Each participant can be the first author of one presentation only. The number of joint presentations is not limited.

Abstracts should be in .pdf, .doc or .docx format and should include 300-400 words excluding the title, three key words and references. Anonymous abstracts should be submitted in Croatian and English (authors presenting in Croatian) or English (authors presenting in English).

The guidelines for the submission of abstracts of individual papers for already agreed panel sessions 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 like to be considered for. 

Panels

Proposal submission deadline: November 30, 2017
Notification of acceptance: January 19, 2018
 

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).

Confirmed Plenary Speakers

We are honored to announce that the following distinguished scholars will present their plenary lectures:

Jason Rothman

University of Reading                                                                                                                                                University of Tromsø

Lenore Grenoble                                                                                                                                                         University of Chicago

Thede Kahl                                                                                                                                                                      University of  Jena

Daniel Zeman                                                                                                                                                                       Charles University in Prague

Ranko Matasović                                                                                                                                                                     University of Zagreb

Publication of Papers

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.

Conference dates:
June 8 - 10, 2018
Submission deadline (individual paper and panel proposal abstracts):
November 30, 2017
Notification of acceptance (individual paper and panel proposal abstracts):
January 19, 2018
Early registration: March 1 – April 15, 2018
Late registration: April 16 – May 7, 2018
Conference program announcement: May 15, 2018 


Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Universty of Rijeka
info@capri.com.hr
Conference Website: http://cji.uniri.hr/clarc2018/
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Universty of Rijeka

Sveučilišna Avenija 4, 51000,
Rijeka, Rijeka
Croatia