Amazonicas, the international conference on the languages of the Amazon region, will hold its 7th edition in Baños, Ecuador, from May 28 to June 1, 2018. The conferences consists of four symposia on specific topics in the area of syntax, phonology, language families, and language and society. This edition's topics are:
- Tense and aspect (morphosyntax symposium, organized by Anne Schwarz, Martine Bruil, Andrés Pablo Salanova);
- Verbal art (language and society symposium, organized by Lev Michael, Simeon Floyd);
- Languages of the central Andean foothills (language families and areas symposium; organized by Pilar Valenzuela, Simon Overall, Martin Kohlberger).
- Accent, tone, and intonation (phonology symposium, organized by Thiago Chacon, Gessiane Picanço, Katherine Bolaños);
The conference will be followed by a summer school in Quito, from June 4th to 8th, with courses in the areas of the symposia.
The general contact e-mail for the conference is .
Friends of Amazonicas
In order to raise crucial funds for organizing Amazonicas 7, we ask you to become a Friend of Amazonicas now, via this link: www.cabeceras.org/amazonicas_eng.htm. Your early financial support will provide the local committee with necessary seed money for organizing Amazonicas 7 in Baños, Ecuador. As a Friend of Amazonicas you will also pay a reduced conference registration fee for Amazonicas 7 in Ecuador, and you will be eligible to vote at the final meeting.