UniversitÉ de Paris-Sorbonne

(Paris 4)

Centre de Linguistique Théorique et Appliquée

(CELTA - EA 3553)

Maison de la Recherche

28, rue Serpente

75006 Paris


MIC Sorbonne 2010
Interdisciplinary Conference

Paris, November 18-19, 2010

New deadline for abstracts : October 8th, 2010

     We are pleased to announce an international symposium on information and meta-informative centering in natural languages to be held at Paris-Sorbonne University on Nov. 18-19, 2010. The Meta-Informative Centering Theory (MIC) is currently developed at CELTA (Centre de Linguistique Theorique et Appliquee).

     The symposium is intended to focus on preference and efficiency in discourse, and to continue discussion on crucial issues of the MIC theory in connection with research on pragmatics including the Socio-Cognitive Approach (SCA) to pragmatics developed at the State University of New York at Albany. For further information, please go to the CELTA website pages:

Distributed Grammar

Programme Committee:

Chair: André WLODARCZYK (Universities Lille 3 & Paris Sorbonne – CELTA)
Co-chair: Istvan KECSKES (New York State University, Albany)

Members (Invited Speakers):

Werner ABRAHAM (Vienna University)
Philippe BESNARD (CNRS & University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse)
Dirk GEERAERTS (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
Rachel GIORA (University of Tel-Aviv)
Yasunari HARADA (Waseda University, Tokyo)
Katarzyna JASZCZOLT (University of Cambridge)
Radosław KATARZYNIAK (Wrocław University of Technology)
Elisabeth LEISS (Munich University)
Jacques MOESCHLER (University of Geneva)
Maciej PIASECKI (Wrocław University of Technology)
François RECANATI (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)
Rafał RZEPKA (University of Hokkaido)
Franz STACHOWIAK (University Justus-Liebig)
Yuriko SUNAKAWA (University of Tsukuba)
Maite TABOADA (Simon Fraser University)

Organising Committee:

Chair: Hélène WLODARCZYK (Paris Sorbonne – CELTA)

Olivier AZAM (ENS Paris - CELTA)
Natalia BERNITSKAIA (Paris Sorbonne – CELTA)
Renata KRUPA (Paris Sorbonne – CELTA)
Michaël ALVAREZ-PEREYRE (Paris Sorbonne – CELTA)

Monika PIECHOCKA (Paris Sorbonne – CELTA) 

Languages of the conferences: English and French

Important dates:

- Call deadline (Registration with the title of your communication and submission of abstracts up to 1400 characters, spaces included) : October 8th, 2010
- Notification of acceptance: October 30th, 2010

Remark ! If you need a quick notification, please send us your abstract at your earliest convenience. In such a case, we will do our best that  you receive our Notification of acceptance as soon as possible.

Participation conditions:

40 minutes lecture by the invited speakers
20 minutes presentation for other participants

Registration and contact: celta@paris-sorbonne.fr

Registration fee: 60 € (students 20 €) before  November, 10th 2010 and after that date 80 € (students 25€)

Guidelines for Registration and Submission of Abstracts

Abstracts should
(a) Not exceed 1400 characters
(b) Clearly indicate your presentation title
(c) Be anonymous for purposes of blind peer-review
(d) Formatted as .doc or .rtf documents
(e) Electronically submitted to: celta@paris-sorbonne.fr

Please include the following information in the BODY of your e-mail :
(a) Title
(b) Name of author(s)
(c) Your affiliation institution
(d) E-mail address for correspondence
(e) 3-5 keywords

Please include the following information in the SUBJECT header of your email:
MIC 2010 Abstract Submission – [author(s) name(s)]