The English Graduate Program (PPGI) and the Linguistics Graduate Program (PPGLin) from Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianópolis, SC, Brazil have the honor to announce that the III Encontro Internacional de Sintaxe e Semântica & Interfaces , 3 EISSI - Syntax, Semantics, Interfaces & Cognition , invites professor Luigi RIZZI , from Universities of Geneva (Switzerland) and Siena (Italy), professor Angelika KRATZER from University of Massachusetts, Amherst (USA), and professor Ina EMMEL from UFSC to discuss contemporary syntax and semantics and their relation to cognition.
The Meeting will be held from June 25 to June 29, 2018, at Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina - UFSC -, in Florianópolis, SC, Brazil. The Conference, June 27-29, accepts up to 22 communications, and 90 posters. It is preceded by a two days school where the invited speakers will talk about their researches. Participants receive certificates of 8-hour credits for each one of the mini-courses. The school is from the 25 to the 26. Please check the website for more information.
· Abstracts should contain original research that, at the time of submission, has neither been published nor accepted for publication. One person can submit at most one abstract as sole author and one abstract as co-author; or two co-authored abstracts. They must be anonymous, in PDF format, 2 pages (A4 or letter), in a font size no less than 12pt, and with margins of 1 inch/2.5cm, including references. Please submit abstracts via EasyChair no later than February 28, 2018. When you submit your abstract, you will be asked to indicate whether you would like it to be considered for a talk, a poster or both.
· Letters of acceptance will be sent mid-April, 2018.
· We invite abstract submissions, for 30 minutes talks or poster sessions, devoted to theoretical approaches to natural language syntax, semantics, and interfaces - especially topic-focus, and modality -, and their relation to cognition, including experimental researches.