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FYI: 1st Call for Papers: GULLP


Author: Paco Fernández

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Morphology
Phonetics
Phonology
Semantics
Sociolinguistics
Syntax
Language Acquisition

FYI Body: GULLP is a publication run by graduate students in the Department of
Spanish and Portuguese at Georgetown University featuring papers from
different areas in Luso-Hispanic Linguistics. Topics include Phonology,
Syntax, Semantics, Foreign Language Acquisition, Historical and
Sociolinguistics.

GULLP accepts submissions from graduate students in any of these
disciplines in English, Portuguese and Spanish.

Full title: 1st Georgetown University Luso-Hispanic Linguistics Papers

Short title: GULLP 1st Call for Papers

Call Deadline: August 15, 2005

Date for notification of acceptance: September 25, 2005 .

Location: Georgetown University , Washington , DC

Meeting email: gullp@georgetown.edu

Website: http://data.georgetown.edu/departments/spanport/GULLP/index.cfm

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description: Spanish and Portuguese Theoretical, Foreign Language
Acquisition, and Sociolinguistics

1st Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce the 1st Call for Papers for the Georgetown
University Luso-Hispanic Linguistics Papers for graduate students coming
from all areas of specialization in Luso-Hispanic Linguistics. The aim of
GULLP is to serve as a meeting point for graduate students, providing them
with an annual publication where their working papers can be given feedback
from peers, as well as from senior researchers, and serve as a yearly
electronic venue to make their research public.

Papers are due on or before August 15, 2005 . Your proposal should describe
original, unpublished work that may be in progress. Authors are limited to
a maximum of one individual and one joint submission (papers co-authored
with faculty will not be accepted). For more information about the
submision, see the link to our website.

Notification of acceptance will be sent around September 25th . Accepted
papers will be published in the 1st Georgetown University Luso-Hispanic
Linguistics Papers Electronic Journal, in late October

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