The 13th International Diachronic Generative Syntax Conference

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
June 2-5, 2011

Call for papers

The DiGS 13 organizing committee invites papers that discuss any aspect of the historical grammar of languages. Especially encouraged are contributions to comparative syntax and to the study of syntactic change. The meeting will feature both plenary papers and a poster session.

Funding from the NSF and other sources will support travel subventions of $150 - $200 for student presenters at both the main conference and the poster sessions. Please note that funding will be available both for US and non-US student presenters. Application instructions for the subvention will be sent along with notification of abstract acceptance.

Contact us

For more information on the conference and/or the workshop, please contact the organizers at

DiGS 13 Sponsors:

Department of Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania
School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
US National Science Foundation