Recent Contributions to Linguistic Theory

Full Title: Romance Languages: Recent Contributions to Linguistic Theory
Date: 28-Apr-2022 – 29-Apr-2022
Location: Harvard University, USA
Contact Person: Cilene Rodrigues
Meeting Email: 

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Language Family(ies): Romance
Call Deadline: 27-Mar-2022
Meeting Description:
We are glad to announce the event Romance Languages: Recent Contributions to Linguistic Theory, to be on the 28th and 29th of April 2022, in a semi presential regime (online for those who cannot/do not want to attend it in person at Harvard University).  The meeting aims at bringing together distinguished researchers to present and discuss recent contributions from Romance Languages to our understanding of syntax and semantics. The discussion will focus on several issues related to the interface between syntax and semantics, including projection and interpretation of functional categories within DPs and sentences, information structure, null arguments and anaphoric binding.

Invited Speakers:
Ana Arregui, Adriana Belletti, Isabelle Charnavel, Gennaro Chierchia, Ángel Jiménez-Fernández and Jairo Nunes

Cilene Rodrigues (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro/CNPq)
Roberta Pires (Federal University of Santa Catarina/CNPq)

Call for Papers:
Abstract submission deadline: March 27, 2022
Notification of acceptance: April 04, 2022
Submission email: 

Abstracts should be no longer than 2 pages with examples, graphics and references, attached as a separate file to the submission email. The body of the email should contain the title of the abstract, the author(s)’ name and affiliation.