Workshop on


20th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics

University of Helsinki, Finland, January 7-9, 2004



Background and objectives

As a continuation to the workshop ISSUES IN FINNIC SYNTAX (19th SCL), the workshop FINNIC ARGUMENTS invites abstracts on issues related to verbal arguments in Finnic and Saami languages.

The focus of the workshop is the syntax and semantics of the core arguments of a clause, as well as valency changing operations in which verbal arguments participate (e.g. causativisation, impersonalisation etc.). The workshop especially welcomes papers which present new data and discuss the implications for any theoretical framework. The workshop is open to papers from all frameworks, including descriptive typology.

A few of the questions that the workshop aims to seek answers to are listed below:

Abstracts should be no longer than one A4 page. A separate page may be used for data, tables, figures and references. Abstracts should be sent as attachments to the workshop email address either in Word or rtf format.

Please include name, affiliation and email address at the top of the page.

Abstracts and any informal enquiries should be sent to:

Deadline (EXTENDED!) for submissions: 18 September 2003

Notification of acceptance: 28 September 2003


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