June 23: The next FASL is scheduled for May 19-21, 2017 hosted by the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. The 2017 FASL will include a special session on acquisition and processing of Slavic languages.

May 27: Information for FASL proceedings has been added.

May 9: Updated conference program has been posted.

May 4: Updated conference Program; titles for plenary talks have been added.

April 30: Click to download the PDF of all the abstracts in one file.

April 28: Only 2 weeks until the conference. Please register for the conference and reserve your lodging.

April 25: Information for Presenters is now available.

Call for Papers

The Department of Linguistics at Cornell University is pleased to announce that the 25th annual meeting of Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL) will be held May 13th-15th, 2016 in Ithaca, NY, USA.

Abstracts are invited for talks on topics in formal Slavic linguistics, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. Both theoretical and experimental studies that have consequences for linguistic theory are welcome. Each talk selected for presentation will be allotted 20 minutes followed by 10 minutes of discussion. Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract per author.

Formatting guidelines: Abstracts should be in PDF format, with all non-standard fonts embedded. Abstracts should not exceed 2 pages, including data and references (11 pt font minimum, single spacing, 1 inch/2.5 cm margins on all sides). Abstracts should be anonymous.

Invited speakers

Michael Becker (Stony Brook University)
Gaja Jarosz (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
Catherine Rudin (Wayne State College)

Important Dates

January 11, 2016: Abstracts due.
March, 2016: Conference program finalized.
April 15, 2016: Pre-regristration deadline.
May 13-15, 2016: The conference!

The conference is sponsored by the Department of Linguistics at Cornell University.