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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Texas Linguistics Society, 23-24 June 2012, Austin TX (U.S.A.)


13th TLS Conference

TLS is a graduate-student run conference in linguistics organized by the Texas Linguistics Society 
and the Department of Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin. This year's TLS is 
co-located with the North American Summer School in Logic, Language, and Information and associated
workshops and symposia.


TLS 13 will be structured around two para-sessions: (1) the semantics and pragmatics of questions 
and question-based models of discourse, and (2) signed languages and meaning. While we encourage 
submissions related to these themes, we are also interested in submissions on topics of general 
linguistic interest. Papers on language related topics from disciplines including anthropology, 
cognitive science, neuroscience, philosophy of language, and psychology will also be considered.

--- Keynote Speakers ---

Nicholas Asher (IRIT, CNRS/Universit Paul Sabatier) Erin Wilkinson (University of Manitoba)

--- Invited Talks ---

Kathryn Davidson (University of Connecticut) Jeroen Groenendijk (University of Amsterdam) Richard 
Meier (University of Texas at Austin) Josep Quer (ICREA & Universitat de Barcelona) Craige Roberts 
(The Ohio State University)

--- Submission Information ---

One page abstracts (plus references) should be submitted in PDF or DOC format through EasyChair at 
https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=tls13.  11-12 point font, please.  Authors whose 
abstracts are accepted are encouraged to submit a short paper (10-20 pages). These will be 
collected into an edited volume for publication.

--- Important Dates ---

* Abstract Submission Deadline: April 16, 2012
* Notification of Acceptance: May 7, 2012
* Pre-proceedings Paper Submission Deadline: June 10, 2012
* Final Draft Submission Deadline: August 31, 2012

--- Organizers ---

Mark Amengual
Justin Cope
Joey Frazee
Leah Geer
Dan Garrette
Jane Grabowski
Laura Jensen

Contact Email: tls.conference@gmail.com

--- Co-located Events ---

* North American Summer School in Logic, Language, and Information (NASSLLI), June 18-22. NASSLLI 
is a one-week summer school aimed at formally-minded graduate students in Philosophy, Computer 
Science, Linguistics, Psychology, and related fields. http://nasslli2012.com/

* Reasoning and Interaction at NASSLLI (RAIN), June 23-24. The RAIN workshop is currently accepting
 submissions for presentations on topics related to reasoning and interaction among individuals and groups.

* Turing Centenary Symposium, June 23. http://nasslli2012.com/turing

TLS registration fees will be waived for NASSLLI, RAIN and Turing participants.