Embodied Syntax Network Conference

Analyzing language use in its full local ecology has the potential of deepening, if not revising, our very understanding of language. If you are interested in exploring the syntax-body interface, we welcome you to Linköping for an Embodied Syntax Network conference on 7-8 Sept 2023 (workshops Sept. 6). Submission deadline 15 April 2023.

Call for papers is found here: https://nonlexicalvocalizations.com/embodied-syntax-network-conference/call-for-papers-embodied-syntax-network-conference/

Plenary Speakers:

  • Jakob Steensig (Aarhus)
  • Jan Lindström (Helsinki), Yael Maschler (Haifa), Simona Pekarek Doehler (Neuchâtel)

Confirmed Workshop leaders (updates continuing!):

  • Lorenza Mondada (Basel)
  • Leelo Keevallik, Emily Hofstetter, Agnes Löfgren, Hannah Pelikan (Linköping)
  • TBD

Watch this space for updates on plenaries and workshops, and details on schedule!


Both regular attendees and (prospective) speakers are invited to register here: https://forms.gle/1nySQnkvRzTp1p7G7

The conference does not charge a fee, and will provide lunch and coffee breaks.

Conference schedule outline:

September 6th – 12-17.00 – Workshops

September 7-8th – 9-17.00 – Conference (lunch and 2 coffee breaks each day). Plenaries Sept 7th @ 9.00, Sept. 8th @ 15.45.

Conference dinner September 8th.

For any questions, please email us at embodiedsyntaxnetwork[at]gmail[dotcom].

This conference is funded by RJ Initiation Fund.