Olomouc Linguistics Colloquium

The Olomouc Linguistics Colloquium is a general linguistics conference held at least biannually at Palacký University Olomouc. It covers synchronic or diachronic aspects of grammar, phonology, or semantics. Papers can treat language description, language acquisition, performance, translation, or language deficits.
The 2013 Olomouc Linguistics Colloquium (Olinco 2013) was held on
6 – 8 Ju013 (Thurs. - Sat.) in Olomouc, Czech Republic in the recently restored Art Centre of Palacký University. Picures from the conference can be seen and downloaded here.

Art Centre of Palacký University Art Centre of Palacký University Art Centre of Palacký University

The topic of the conference was Language use and linguistic structure. The contributions were focused mostly on linguisitic structures, and at the same time related these structures to some aspect of language use, such as information structure, phonetics, meaning, etc.

Featured invited speakers
Liliane Haegeman (University of Ghent)
    The Syntax of adverbial clauses (handout in pdf)
Geoffrey Leech (University of Lancaster)
    The English noun phrase: aspects of its recent history (abstract in pdf)
Joseph Emonds (Palacký University)
    The Derived Nominal Analysis (DNA) for Indo-European Adjectival Agreement
    (abstract in pdf)

Paper and poster sessions
Proposals are invited for oral presentations and posters in the form of abstracts related to the general topic. Poster sessions will be an integral part of the conference program. The language of the conference will be English, with certain dedicated sessions in German or Romance languages.

All abstract submissions will be anonymously reviewed by an international committee of linguists. Please read the more detailed abstract submission guidelines.

Publication venue
A selection of papers will be published in conference proceedings which will be submitted to the Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (Web of Science).

There will be no conference fee.

Accommodation grants

Authors of accepted oral presentations (or two co-authors) will receive three nights' accommodation in a university dormitory (within walking distance of the conference venue).

Important dates
Extended abstract submission deadline: 5 February 2013
Notification of acceptance: 15 March 2013
Deadline for submission of edittable abstracts (doc, docx, rtf): 15 April 2013
Early Registration deadline (no fee involved): 15 April 2013
Conference: 6 – 8 June 2013

About the city of Olomouc

About the city of Olomouc
About Palacký University Olomouc

Palacký University - Promotion video
Promotion video

The OLC 2013 is partly funded by the European Social Fund project
JARKO - Language Diversity and Communication, CZ.1.07/2.3.00/20.0061.

Language Diversity and Communication