CfP: 3rd Workshop on Formal and Experimental Studies on Sign Language (FESSIL III), 29-30 Nov 2018, Rio de Janeiro

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3rd Workshop on Formal and Experimental Studies on Sign Language (FESSIL III)

Date: 29-Nov-2018 – 30-Nov-2018
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Contact Person: Cilene Rodrigues
Meeting Email:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Linguistic Theories; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics

Call Deadline: 10-Oct-2018

Meeting Description:

This workshop aims to bring together research on formal and experimental
aspects of grammar, acquisition and processing in Sign Language. This year, we
would like to focus on the following:

– The interface Syntactic-semantics
– Characterization of the left periphery of the clause
– Lexicon and Syntax acquisition
– Syntax/semantics processing and perspective taking
– Experimental Paradigms

Invited Speakers:

Jonathan Henner (University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
Josep Quer (ICREA/Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Ronice Quadros (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina)


Cilene Rodrigues (
Erica Rodrigues (

Call for Papers:

A two pages anonymous abstract plus references and graphs/ tables (in times
new roman, 12) should be sent to by October 10, 2018. In the body of
the e-mail, the following information should be included:

– Author’s name
– Author’s affiliation
– Tittle of the abstract
– Presentation modality: oral or poster

Important Dates:

– Submission deadline: October 10, 2018
– Notification of acceptance: October 31, 2018
– Workshop: 29-30 of November, 2018 at PUC-Rio – Pontifícia Universidade
Católica do Rio de Janeiro

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