We invite submissions of abstracts for papers (30 minutes presentation plus 10 minutes discussion) on the semantics/pragmatics and morpho-syntax of aspect, tense and mood in Russian. The main theoretical focus will be on contrastive/typological and formal approaches to TAM-categories.

Abstracts must be anonymous. They should be at most 2 pages in length, including examples and references, using a 12pt font with 1-inch (2.5 cm) margins on all four sides.
Submissions in English or Russian (in pdf format) should be  done online. Before submitting your paper, you must be registered at the OSLa home page.

There will be some travel grants available for accepted papers from the open call. If you need an invitation in order to apply for visa, please contact the organizer.

Important dates:
— Call for papers: September 1, 2009
— Submission deadline: January 15, 2010
— Notification of acceptance: February 15, 2010
— Conference dates: May 27-30, 2010 (date of arrival: May 26)