2-9 May 2019, Maceió, Br

ABRALIN50

Linguistics Today: Debates, Challenges and Propositions

The main objective of ABRALIN50 is to address fundamental issues for Linguistics today, instigating debates that facilitate courses of actions in the area in face of the transformations in the contemporary world. Moreover, the event also aims to promote propositional dialogues between Linguistics and other areas of knowledge.

Tom Roeper

The core of modern linguistics lies in grasping how grammatical rules are vehicles of human creativity, our capacity to imagine new worlds, and  individual dignity. I believe that modern generative grammar entails a humanitarian message which it is our obligation to bring to our daily interactions with others and to pedagogy.  A rich language curriculum should include not only the many fascinating aspects of the substance of language—its startling lexical diversity— but its implications for a view of a human nature where free will allows us to be the authors of our own destiny.  The core ideas of modern generative grammar should be a part of every person’s education from primary school onwards.

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KEY DATES

15 July 2018 Special session proposal submission deadline
30 July 2018 Special sessions announced
16 August 2018 Programme announcement
31 August 2018 Paper submission portal open
31 August 2018 Registration opens
16 December 2018 Paper submissions deadline
9 January 2019 Paper decisions announced
2-4 May 2019 XXIV ABRALIN School
5-9 May 2019 XI ABRALIN International Congress
15 Sep – 14 Oct 2019  Paper submission for publication

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