The 42nd GLOW conference (Generative Linguistics in the Old World) will be hosted by the University of Oslo from the 7th to 11th May 2019. Registration will be available shortly.

Important Dates

7th September 2018:  Abstract submission opens

2nd November 2018, midnight UTC: Abstract submission closes

15th February 2019:   Notification of acceptance (for Main Colloquium)

28th February 2019:   Preliminary programme of Main Colloquium published

Outline of Programme

The workshops and main colloquium take place on the Blindern campus.

7th May 2019

Workshop 1: Anaphora at the Syntax-Semantics-Pragmatics Interface in Endangered and Understudied Languages.

Workshop 2: Rules and Learning Strategies in the Acquisition of Signed and Spoken Phonologies.

8th May – 10th May 2019

Main Colloquium

11th May 2019

Workshop 3: Generative Linguistics beyond Language: Shared Modules for Rhythm, Narration and Emotion across Domains.



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We also thank the following people for all their support (in alphabetical order):
GLOW 42 Steering Committee:
Patrick Grosz
Pritty Patel-Grosz
Jozina Vander Klok
GLOW 42 Scientific Committee: 
Patrick Grosz
Dag Haug
Janne Bondi Johannessen
Pritty Patel-Grosz
Gillian Ramchand
Sverre Stausland Johnsen
Jozina Vander Klok
Sarah Zobel
GLOW 42 Organizational Committee:
Yvonne Van Baal 
Jeanette Birtles
Yngve Bloch-Hoell
Elena Callegari
Karen Dahl Hovind
Hedda Jerpåsen
Kinjal Joshi
Kari Kinn
Espen Klævik-Pettersen
Alexander Pfaff
Riccardo Pulicani
Giovanni Roversi
Eirik Tengesdal
Henrik Torgersen
Jozina Vander Klok
GLOW 42 Administrative and Institutional Support at ILN:
Fredrik Christiansen​
Nadia Elvebakken
Piotr Garbacz
Lisa Nordick
Jan Halvor Undlien