Call for papers FEAST 2017 (Reykjavík, June 21-22)
The sixth meeting of the “Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign language Theory” (FEAST) will take place at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík, June 21-22, 2017.
FEAST is the official conference of the research project “The Sign Hub: Preserving, Researching and Fostering the Linguistic, Historical and Cultural Heritage of European Deaf Signing Communities with an Integral Resource” (2016-2020), funded by the European Commission within the Horizon 2020 programme. FEAST is a regular forum to discuss formal and experimental approaches to sign language grammar and their interaction.
Chiara Branchini, University of Venice
Joanna Atkinson, University College London
Authors are asked to submit anonymous abstracts as e-mail attachments in pdf format through EasyChair: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=feast2017
We plan to have oral presentations (30 minutes + 10 minutes discussion) as well as a poster session. The poster session will be preceded by a special session where each presenter has 5 minutes to introduce his/her poster.
The abstract should include the title and indicate whether it is intended for an oral presentation or a poster. Abstracts should not exceed two pages (including tables, examples and references) and they should be in 12-point type with single line spacing and 2,5 cm. margins.
Abstracts will be reviewed by an external panel and the reviewing process will be double-blind. At most two abstracts, one of which must be co-authored, can be submitted.
Conference dates: June, 21-22, 2017
Deadline for submission: January 15, 2017
Notification of acceptance/rejection: February 17, 2017
The conference e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The conference web page:
English and ASL are the official languages of the conference. Interpreting between the two languages will be provided.
Local organizing committee:
Jóhannes Gísli Jónsson
Kristín Lena Þorvaldsdóttir
Þórhalla Guðmundsdóttir Beck