photo of a UW campus building The 9th Slavic Linguistics Society Annual Conference, hosted by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and the Department of Linguistics of the University of Washington, will take place at the Walter Chapin Simpson Center for Humanities at University of Washington on September 19-21, 2014.

Invited Speakers

GREVILLE CORBETT is a Distinguished Professor of Linguistics at the University of Surrey (United Kingdom). His research interests include - to name only a few - typology, morphology, morphosyntax, Slav(on)ic languages. In his publications, Professor Corbett has addressed linguistic features (in general, as well as in particular) as a central concept in linguistic analysis and the syntax-morphology interface.

ROUMYANA PANCHEVA is an Associate Professor of Linguistics and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Southern California. Her research focuses on syntax and the syntax-semantics interface from both a synchronic and diachronic perspective. Her current research projects include the grammar and processing of degree expressions, tense and aspect and the historical syntax of South Slavic languages.

OLGA YOKOYAMA is a Distinguished Professor of Applied Linguistics at UCLA. Her research covers a broad range of areas in functional syntax and semantics, discourse grammar, discourse modeling, translation theory, gender linguistics, Slavic philology, Russian intonation and word order, poetics, folklore, and what she calls pragmaphilology. Her recent work includes research in cultural and linguistic anthropology based on 19c. Russian peasant letters, as well as studies of reference and human factors responsible for linguistic forms of utterances.

We acknowledge the support of the following departments and organizations:

Department of Linguistics, University of Washington
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Washington
Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington
UW College of Arts and Sciences
Slavic Linguistics Society
Seattle, WA, U.S.A. | September 19-21, 2014
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