2002 Texas Linguistics Society Conference
South West Optimality Theory (SWOT)
and a parasession on
Stress in Optimality Theory
March 1-3, 2002
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Texas Linguistics Society presents South West Optimality Theory (SWOT), a workshop in which scholars from 7 universities in the Southwest Area present their current research. In addition, TLS will host an open session titled "Stress in Optimality Theory." The aim of the session is to present a forum for OT analyses of stress in natural languages. All presenters in the parasession are welcome to attend SWOT.
We invite abstracts on original, unpublished work on stress in Optimality Theory.
Bruce Hayes (UCLA)
Megan Crowhurst (UT Austin)
invite anonymous abstracts for twenty-minute talks followed by 10 minute
discussion. Abstracts should be related to stress within the framework of
Optimality Theory. Abstracts must not exceed one page in length (11 point
font, 1 inch margins in all directions). A second page is allowed for data
and references. Authors may submit at most one individual and one joint
abstract. Joint abstracts should designate one address for communication with
Only E-mail submission of abstracts will be accepted. They must be submitted as attachments to an e-mail message. They may not be contained with the body of a message. The body of the message should include all information listed in 1-5 below.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: December 1, 2001
Notifications of acceptance: January 20, 2002
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