22nd International Conference on Historical Linguistics

Country: Italy

City: Naples

Abstr. due: 20.09.2014

Dates: 27.07.15 — 31.07.15

Area Of Sciences: Humanities;

Organizing comittee e-mail: infoichl22@unina.it

Organizers: International Society of Historical Linguistics


Workshop proposals are invited on any aspect of Historical Linguistics, comprising (although not exclusively) the following topics:

  • Methods and models in Historical Linguistics (e.g., the comparative method, language phylogenies, areal-typological and formal approaches to language change);
  • Levels of analysis, e.g., phonetic/phonological, morphological, syntactic, semantic change and reconstruction;
  • Discourse/pragmatics and change;
  • Contact-induced change;
  • Language acquisition, language attrition, cognitive processes and change;
  • Quantitative approaches to language change and diachronic corpus linguistics;
  • Development of pidgins and creoles;
  • Social and cultural dimensions of language change;
  • In-depth studies of change in specific language families;
  • Grammaticalization;
  • Alia.

Conference Web-Site: http://www.ichl22.unina.it/