We are pleased to announce that the 24th Diachronic Generative Syntax conference (DiGS24) will be held at the University Paris Cité (France) from July 4-7, 2023.

Since its first installment in 1991, DiGS has established itself as one of the world’s leading venues for the formal investigation of syntactic change. More information about the history (and near future) of this conference series can be found at http://walkden.space/digs/.

DiGS24 will be co-hosted by the ‘Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle’ (LLF, UMR 7110, Université Paris Cité) and ‘Savoirs, Textes, Langage’ (LLF, UMR 8163, Université de Lille). The main conference will be preceded by a one-day workshop ‘Formal Approaches to Language Contact’, which will take place on July 4. More information about this thematic workshop can be found at http://digs-2023.llf-paris.fr/?fichier=falc.

Meeting organizers: Heather Burnett, Karen De Clercq, Chris Reintges (CNRS, Université Paris Cité) and Lieven Danckaert (CNRS, Université de Lille)

The invited speakers for the conference are:

We now invite abstract submissions for oral and poster presentations: please indicate in your abstract which of these two formats you prefer, and whether you want your submission to be considered for the workshop or for the main session.

Oral presentations will be 30 minutes long, followed by 10 minutes of discussion. Abstracts should be anonymous and no longer than two A4 pages, including references and examples, in 12-point Times New Roman, with margins of at least 2,5 cm / 1 inch. Submissions for the conference are limited to a maximum of one individual and one joint abstract per author, independently from submissions for the pre-DiGS workshop.

The language of the conference is English.

Abstracts are to be submitted in pdf-format via the EasyAbs system.

The deadline for submission of abstracts February 10, 2023.

Notification of acceptance: March 15, 2023.

Fur any further inquiries, the organizers can be contacted .

More information about DiGS24 will be posted in due time at the conference website