The Weekly Newsletter of MIT Linguistics

Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics returns to MIT in May 2014

As previously announced, WAFL10 will be held at MIT next year. The conference now has a website: http://wafl.mit.edu.

The Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT is pleased to announce the 10th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL10), to be held on May 2-4, 2014. The term ‘Altaic’ is understood to include Turkic, Mongolic, and Tungusic languages, as well as Korean and Japanese.

WAFL began ten years ago at MIT, and it has traveled to various locations: Boğaziçi University, Moscow State University, Harvard University, University of London, Nagoya University, University of Southern California, University of Stuttgart and Cornell University.

The invited speakers are: Katja Lyutikova (Moscow State University), Masha Polinsky (Harvard), Koji Sugisaki (Mie University), and Sergei Tatevosov (Moscow State University).

The call for papers is out, and the submission deadline is January 15, 2014. Please visit the conference website for details.