Uniting Gender Research Workshop (UniteGen)

NB! Abstract deadline extended to January 27!

April 4-5, 2019 Tromsø, Norway

The LAVA Group (Language Acquisition, Variation and Attrition) in collaboration with the GenBiLex Marie Skłodowska-Curie project at UiT the Arctic University of Norway are pleased to announce the workshop Uniting Gender Research to be held in Tromsø April 4-5, 2019. This workshop seeks to foster increased dialogue among researchers investigating grammatical gender from different perspectives in order to enrich and deepen the current understanding of this feature.

To this end, contributions from language acquisition, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, formal and experimental morphosyntax, semantics, as well as methodological issues in gender research are welcome.

Invited speakers

Theres Grüter (University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa)
Kristin Lemhöfer (Radboud University)
Björn Lundquist (UiT The Arctic University of Norway)
M. Carmen Parafita Couto (Leiden University)

Deadline for submission of abstracts: January 27, 2019

Abstracts should be anonymous and fit on one A4/Letter page in 12-pt font. A second optional page may be used for references, examples and data tables/graphs. Please submit abstracts here.

Notification of acceptance: early February 2019

A limited number of travel grants will be provided to the highest rated MA and PhD student abstracts. Select ‘MA / PhD student submission’ when you submit your abstract in order to be considered.


Rachel Klassen
Marit Westergaard
Merete Anderssen
Sigríður Björnsdóttir
Tanja Kupisch
Terje Lohndal
Natalia Mitrofanova
Yulia Rodina

Contact: unitegen@gmail.com

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