OCP 8 in Morocco

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8th Old World Conference in Phonology (OCP 8)

January 20-22, 2011
Marrakech, Morocco
Contact: Nabila Louriz <OCP8@gmail.com>

Call Deadline: Sept. 20, 2010

Meeting Description:

The University of Hassan II, Ain Chock, Casablanca is proud to announce that it will host the eighth Old World Conference in Phonology (OCP8). It will take place in Marrakech, and it will follow the line of previous OCP conferences which have been held in Leiden, Tromsø, Budapest, Rhodes, Toulouse, Edinburgh and Nice.

There is no specific theme for the main conference, abstracts can be submitted on anything. However, there is a half-day thematic pre-conference workshop on ‘The Contribution of Arabic and Amazigh in Phonological Theory’.

Call for Papers

Main Conference:
We invite submission of abstracts for either a 20 min oral presentation followed by 10 min of discussion or a poster presentation. Submissions will be anonymously refereed by at least two reviewers (see the advisory board).

Workshop:
We invite submission of abstracts for 20 min oral presentation, followed by 10 min of discussion.

The list of keynote speakers will posted as soon as we get confirmation from all speakers.

Abstracts are submitted through the EasyAbstracts system of Linguist List. In order to submit, go to the OCP8 submission page before September 20th, midnight: http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/OCP8-2011

You will be asked whether your submission concerns the main conference or the workshop.

In order to ensure an anonymous reviewing procedure, please make sure that the file which you upload is completely anonymous and does not contain any information that identifies the authors. Uploaded files must be in Portable Document Format (.pdf). Pdf files carry information about users in the Document Properties (CTRL-D or file/document properties). Please make sure that no trace regarding authors remains. Note that once your abstract is downloaded, there will be no possibilty to delete the author information, as we will not touch your abstract before the reviewers download it.

Important Note:
If you have problems while uploading your abstract, please DO NOT repeat the submission procedure several times: the submission software does not allow us to cancel submissions. Rather, contact us: if the wrong abstract was uploaded, we will be able to replace it with an updated version, you will just have to send us the latest version.

Instructions for Abstract Submission:

  • Upload your file to the OCP 8 submission page
  • Abstracts are no longer than two pages, with an eventual third page containing examples and references
  • Submissions are restricted to one single-authored and one co-authored abstract at most
  • The conference language is English: abstracts and talks will be in English
  • Deadline for submission: September 20th, 2010
  • Page format: A4, 2,54 cm (one inch) margins on all sides, 12-point font, simple line spacing
  • File formal: .pdf
  • File name
  • (i) Submissions for the main conference:
    • [title’-main.pdf’], e.g. ‘Emphasis in Arabic -main.pdf’
  • (ii) Submissions for the workshop:
    • [title’-workshop.pdf’], e.g. ‘Vowelless syllables in Amazigh-workshop.pdf’

We aim to finalize the programme, and to contact abstract-senders by mid-October, and we will contact those who have sent abstracts as soon as the decisions have been made.

Important Dates:
Submission deadline: 20th September, 2010
Notification of acceptance: 15th October, 2010
Early bird registration: before 15 December, 2010
Workshop/conference: 18/19-22 January 2011

Advisory Board:
Albright, Adam (MIT)
Bendjaballah, Sabrina (CNRS, Paris 7)
Bermúdez-Otero, Ricardo (University of Manchester)
Blaho, Sylvia (RIL HAS Budapest)
Botma, Bert (Leiden)
Brandao de Carvalho, Joaquim (Paris 8)
Cyran, Gienek (Lublin)
Ewen, Colin (Leiden)
Hall, Tracy (Indiana)
Hannahs, S.J. (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Harris, John (UCL)
Honeybone, Patrick (University of Edinburgh)
Kula, Nancy (Essex)
Lahiri, Aditi (Oxford)
Laks, Bernard (Paris 10)
Nevins, Andrew (Harvard)
Nguyen, Noël (Aix en Provence)
Oostendorp, Marc van (Meertens Instituut)
Piggott, Glyne (McGill)
Pöchtrager, Markus (Istambul)
Rice, Curt (Tromso)
Silverman, Daniel (San José State)
Szigetvári, Péter (ELTE Budapest)
Trommer, Jochen (Leipzig)
Uffmann, Christian (Sussex)
Vihman, Marilyn M. (York)
Wauquier, Sophie (Paris 8)

Local Organizing Committee:
Nabila Louriz
Karim Bensoukas
Abdelaziz Boudlal

Contact:
Nabila Louriz
OCP8@gmail.com

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