Dear colleagues,

Please find below the second call for papers for Olinco 2016, held on June 9 (Thu) – June 11 (Sat) in Olomouc, Czech Republic. The abstract submission deadline is 10 January 2016. Further details below and at http://olinco.upol.cz/.

Season’s greetings,
Olinco 2016 Organizing Committee

Call for Papers:
The Olomouc Linguistics Colloquium (Olinco) is a general linguistics conference held biannually at Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic. It covers synchronic or diachronic aspects of grammar, phonology, or semantics. Papers can treat language description, language acquisition, performance, translation, or language deficits.

The general topic of the conference is language use and linguistic structure. The contributions are expected to include justified proposals for linguistic structure, and at the same time related these structures to some aspect of language use, such as information structure, phonetics, or meaning. The conference also includes specialized workshops / thematic sessions.

Featured Invited Speakers:
– Deirdre Wilson (University College London)
– David Pesetsky (M.I.T.)
– Volker Gast (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena)

Thematic sessions:
Quantitative Methods within Linguistcs (June 9, Thu), organized by Dan Faltýnek (Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic)
Categorial features of Nouns and their projections (June 11, Sat), organized by Elizabeth Ritter (University in Beer Sheva, Izrael, and University of Calgary, Canada)

We welcome proposals for oral presentations and posters in the form of abstracts related to the general topic and/or a workshop topic. Abstract submission guidelines are given at http://olinco.upol.cz/#abstracts. Poster sessions will be an integral part of the conference program. The language of the conference is English. All abstract submissions will be anonymously reviewed by an international committee of linguists.

Important Dates:
Abstract submission deadline: 10 January 2016
Notification of acceptance: 15 March 2016
Early registration (50 EUR): 1 May 2016
Standard registration (60 EUR): 1 June 2016
Conference: 9 – 11 June 2016

Budget accommodation: For authors of accepted presentations we can reserve economical accommodation for up to four nights in shared rooms in a university dormitory (within walking distance of the conference venue). More information at http://olinco.upol.cz/#practical.

Olomouc Linguistics Colloquium

Postal address:
Olinco Organizing Committee
Dept. of English and American Studies
Palacky University Olomouc
Trida Svobody 26
Olomouc 77900
Czech Republic

Tel.: +420 58 563 3103
Fax.: +420 58 563 3101

Email: olinco@upol.cz
Webpage: http://olinco.upol.cz/