Bergamo conference - call for papers

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Ivan A. Sag (sag@Csli.Stanford.EDU)
Thu, 22 Jan 98 11:20:39 PST


CALL FOR PAPERS The Syntax and Semantics of Tense and Mood Selection July 2-4, 1998 University of Bergamo, Italy Organised by: A. Giorgi (University of Bergamo, Italy) F. Pianesi (IRST - Trento, Italy) The Department of Linguistics of the University of Bergamo (Italy) is organising an international conference on the syntax and semantics of tense and mood selection. The conference intends to provide a forum addressing issues concerning formal syntax and semantics, morphosyntax, acquisition theory, the syntax/semantics interface, together with philosophical issues. A possible, though not exhaustive, list of topics includes: - Consecutio temporum (SOT) et modorum; - Indicative vs. subjunctive; - Finite vs. non-finite verbal forms; - Double access reading (DAR); - Temporal anaphora; - Tense and mood in relative and adverbial clauses; - The syntax and semantics of conditionals; - The role of aspectuality and of aktionsarten in tense and mood selection. The conference will feature invited talks by the following scholars: D. Abusch, A. Bonomi, G. Cinque, I. Heim (to be confirmed), J. Higginbotham, S. Iatridou, H. Kamp, T. Stowell, A. von Stechow. GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION The organisers welcome submissions for 40 minute presentations (with 10 additional minutes for discussion). Hardcopy submission: Authors should send 5 anonymous copies, plus an additional copy including authors' name, address, affiliation, phone number and e-mail. Abstracts should be no more than 2 pages long, including examples and references. Please use the following address: Fabio Pianesi - IRST - 38050, Povo - Italy Electronic submissions: The organisers strongly encourage electronic (ASCII, RTF or LATEX) submissions to the address below. Those wishing to do so are, nevertheless, required to send one hardcopy of their paper by ordinary mail, complete with authors' name, address and affiliation, to be included in the conference proceedings, in case of acceptance. address for electronic abstracts: tmc@irst.itc.it No fax submissions will be accepted Abstracts should reach the addresses above by February 20, 1998. Abstracts not conforming to the above specifications will be rejected without reviewing. IMPORTANT NOTICE The conference organisation will be able to provide lodgings for one author of each accepted paper. Additional fundings might be available to contribute to the travel expenses in selected cases. Summary of important dates Deadline for submission of abstracts: February 20, 1998 Notification of acceptance: April 10, 1998 Conference program: April 1998 Conference: July 2-4, 1998 For any information about the conference, please contact tmc@irst.itc.it


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