Call for papers

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Stuttgart is pleased to announce the Eighth Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL8), to be held on May, 18-20, 2012. Abstracts are invited for 20 minute talks (plus 10 minute discussion) on topics dealing with formal aspects of any area of theoretical Altaic linguistics, including syntax, phonology, morphology, and semantics. The term 'Altaic' is understood to include Turkic, Mongolic and Tungusic languages, as well as Korean and Japanese, and abstract submissions on the linguistics of any members of this group are welcome.

Abstract submission deadline: January 31st, 2012

Abstract submission guidelines:
Please send your abstracts electronically (pdf, ps, rtf) to (or if you experience problems with the wafl8 address) Abstracts should be no more than two pages; examples should be part of the text. Please do not include your name or affiliation on the abstract. The number of abstracts per author is limited to one singly-authored and one co-authored abstract.

Please insert the following information in the accompanying email:
1. paper title
2. name(s) of author(s)
3. affiliation(s) of author(s)
4. email address to which the notification of acceptance should be mailed

Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously. Notification of acceptance will be sent in mid-February 2012.
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