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The First Workshop on Syntax and Semantics in China (SSiC 2012)
Call for Papers
We are very pleased to announce that the first workshop on syntax and semantics in China has been initiated and will be held at Nanjing University, from June 16 to June 17 (Saturday and Sunday) 2012. The conference aims at creating a cooperative, friendly and enlightening forum for anyone who areworking on Chinese syntax and semantics. Young scholars and other colleagues who are working on the following topics are particularly welcome:
(1) the syntax and semantics of Chinese dialects;
(2) the syntax and semantics of minority languages in China;
(3) first language acquisition (lexical, syntactic and semantic) in bilingual contexts
Guidelines for Abstract Submission
Abstracts are invited for talks on any fields of syntax and semantics in China, though preference will be given to those on Chinese dialects and minority languages by young scholars. Each talk will be 30 minutes, plus a 10-minitute discussion. Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract per author.
Abstracts should be sent to the conference email box: ssic2012@163.com. Other methods of submission are not encouraged.
Abstracts should be no more than 2 pages (A4 size) with font size no smaller than 10 (or 5 for Chinese characters). Both PDF file and MS word file are required.
Abstracts can be written in either English or Chinese. English abstracts and presentations are preferred.
Reviewing Policy
Acceptance will be based on blind peer review. No more than 25 abstracts can be selected for presentation at the conference. Each abstract will be assigned to at least three reviewers.
All selected speakers will be provided free meals during the conference period.
Important Dates
Deadline for Abstract submission: April 20, 2012
Deadline for Abstract Notification: May 15, 2012
Dates for the workshop: June 16-17, 2012
Keynote Speakers
Prof. Stephen Crain (distinguished professor in linguistics and cognitive sciences, Macquarie University, Australia)
Prof. Yafei Li (Professor of Linguistics at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, adjunct professor of Nanjing University)
Contact Us
The First Workshop on Syntax and Semantics in China (SSiC 2012)
Chair of the Organizing Committee: Prof. DamingXu
Post Code: 210093
College of Liberal Arts, Nanjing University
TEL:0086-25-8368 5891
FAX:0086-25-8359 5061
E-mail: ssic2012@163.com