Conf/CfP - Linguistic and Literary Studies on the Caucasus, 25 May 2018, Italy

Publish Date: Oct 13, 2017

Deadline: Nov 20, 2017

Conference in Italy on Armenian language and Litterature.

Full Title: Linguistic and Literary Studies on the Caucasus Date: 25-May-2018 - 25-May-2018 Location: Verona, Italy Contact Person: Daniele Artoni Meeting Email: Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics Language Family(ies): Armenian; Armenian-Romani; Daghestanian; East Caucasian; Kartvelian; Northwest Caucasian; Turkic Call Deadline: 20-Nov-2017 Meeting Description On Friday 25th May 2018, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures and the PhD Programme in Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at the University of Verona will host the inaugural “Linguistic and Literary Studies on the Caucasus” study day. This study day aims to connect scholars interested in the Caucasus from a linguistic and/or literary perspectives. Two separate sessions will be dedicated to Linguistics and Literary Studies respectively.

Call for Papers

We invite to submissions on the Caucasus in either Linguistics and/or Literary Studies as oral papers or posters, with the latter being the preferred modality. In particular, we encourage to submit papers linked to the following topics:


- Caucasian languages and languages spoken in the Caucasus, diachronic and synchronic aspects

- Sociolinguistic issues

- Studies on the lexicon and contact phenomena

- Formal approaches to Caucasian languages


- Literary traditions in the Caucasus

- Texts written in the Caucasus

- Travel literature in the Caucasus

- The Caucasus in other literatures, especially Russian and Persian literatures

- Contemporary literature in the Caucasus

English and Italian will be the working languages of the study day. Candidates are requested to send an e-mail to, with the following information: name, surname, affiliation, current position, title of the paper, preferred modality (oral paper or poster). The abstract with the word limit of 300 words is to be attached as a separate pdf file. Deadline for abstract submission: 20 November 2017.

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