Description and analysis of linguistic phenomena in modern Georgian or in the historical development of Georgian that are typologically unusual or interesting;
Contact-induced changes in Standard Georgian and/or its dialects;
Comparisons of phenomena between Georgian and other unrelated languages;
The place of Georgian in proposed typological classifications or generalizations;
Studies of first- or second-language acquisition of Georgian;
Psycholinguistic or aphasic studies of Georgian.
Papers should be of interest to a general linguist audience and should not assume detailed knowledge of Georgian-specific phenomena or terminology.
December 15, 2009
December 30, 2009
February 28, 2010
Anonymous abstracts (in English, maximum 2 pages, including data and references) have to be submitted electronically as portable document format (.pdf) or Microsoft Word (.doc) files via the EasyChair conference management system: http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=stufgeo11 no later than December 15, 2009.
Authors whose abstracts are accepted will be invited to submit their papers by February 28, 2010. Papers will undergo a rigorous peer review and selection process, with the aim of producing a volume by early 2011.