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other events in town

We already pointed you to popmontreal and the free Arcade Fire concert (see below). There are also a few other linguistic events going on: For example, there’s a conference on recursion and creativity at UQAM. And if you’re staying on after ETAP, you might want to check out the events around Daniel Büring’s visit next [...]
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pretap

For those who want to hang out pre-ETAP on Thursday evening, come to Brasserie Benelux (245 Sherbrooke ouest). It’s not far from the conference venue, so you can practice how to get there. We locals will probably only be able to be there at 9pm because of various logistic things we need to figure out [...]
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getting somewhere

Getting from the airport to downtown Montréal: One option is the 747 Shuttle Bus (Cost: $8 in Cash. There’s also a machine for tickets). If you are staying at Le Cantlie, get off at Réné Levesque [Le'vɛk] and Peel, walk toward St. Catherine and on until you hit Sherbrooke, take a left. Taxi: $38 flat [...]
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cataphoric focus marking

Cross-posted from prosody.lab: Shifting prominence to mark focus requires a linguistic antecedent, so if you say ‘A red apple’, chances are you or someone either said something like ‘green apple’, or there is some other reason why antecedents of this sort are salient, for example, someone might have asked: What kind of apple do you [...]
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stuff to do

best place to finish your slides (cafe, bar):laika Cheap Eats: famous montreal smoked meat (better late when line has vanished; or check out dodgy-looking place across the street, it’s good too): schwartz’s great, tapas-style texan food (note the low predictability of ‘texan’ given the previous word): icehouse amazing japanese food, but long waits: kazu close [...]
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popmontreal

ETAP 2 will overlap with the this years popmontreal. As part of the festival, there will be a free concert by Arcade fire on Thursday, September 22, at 10pm.
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poster dimensions

The poster sessions at the ETAP 2 conference (Montreal, Qc.) will take place on Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24 (see the ETAP program). - the boards on which the posters will be mounted are 4 feet tall (121cm) and 7 feet (213cm) wide, so any standard poster size should easily fit - to mount [...]
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program

The conference program is now online, and registration has opened.
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reviewing

Just an update on the timline: The deadline for reviewing is coming closer, and we expect to send out decisions no later than July 15.
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abstracts

We didn’t mention in our call that the abstracts should be anonymous–the reviewing process will be blind.
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