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.

Important Dates

1st 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

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.


For financial support, we thank: