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The 23rd Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association
at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

10-12 June 2016

Invited speakers

Edith Aldridge (University of Washington)

Paul Kroeger (Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics/SIL International)

Hooi Ling Soh (University of Minnesota) [special session on discourse particles]



Important dates

Extended Submission deadline : 15 January 2016 20 January 2016

Notification of review : 15 March 2016

Conference : 10-12 June 2016


AFLA is an organization which promotes the study of Austronesian languages from a formal perspective. Since the initial meeting in 1994, AFLA has served as a forum for the presentation of new research in all of the core areas of formal linguistics, including (but not limited to) phonology, linguistic typology, morphology, semantics and syntax. AFLA has a history of bringing together leading scholars, native speaker-linguists, and junior scholars in the formal study of Austronesian languages.

More information, including information about past AFLA meetings, can be found at http://westernlinguistics.ca/afla/


Organizing committee

Hiroki Nomoto

Asako Shiohara

Masashi Furihata

Naonori Nagaya

Anthony Jukes

Takuya Miyauchi


      AFLA 23 is supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Numbers 26770135, 15K02472, 15K16734, and by Linguistic Dynamics Science Project3 (LingDy3).

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      This website will be continually updated as details are finalized.
      For inquiries, please contact the organizing committee at tufsafla@gmail.com