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Full Title: Slavic Linguistic Society

Short Title: SLS
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
Start Date: 19-Sep-2014 - 21-Sep-2014
Contact: Kat Dziwirek
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: https://depts.washington.edu/slavls14/call.php
Meeting Description: The 9th Annual Meeting of the Slavic Linguistics Society will take place at the University of Washington in Seattle on September 19-21, 2014.

The invited speakers are:

Greville Corbett, University of Surrey
Roumyana Pancheva, University of Southern California
Olga Yokoyama, UCLA

SLS2014 Organizing Committee:

James E. Augerot (Slavic Languages and Literatures)
Bojan Belić (Slavic Languages and Literatures)
Barbara Citko (Linguistics)
Katarzyna Dziwirek (Slavic Languages and Literatures)
Valentina Zaitseva (Slavic Languages and Literatures)

Please note that presentation in the annual meeting of the Slavic Linguistics Society is a privilege of SLS membership; presenters need to be members of SLS. You will be able to join (or renew your membership) when you register for the conference online. Membership includes a subscription to the Journal of Slavic Linguistics.

Attention Graduate Students:

We are excited to announce that SLS intends to support participation of graduate students by offering up to 5 awards of $500 each. Also, selected University of Washington graduate students and faculty may be able to offer housing for graduate students participating in the conference. When submitting your abstract, please note whether you are interested in being considered for (a) the travel award, (b) housing.
LL Issue: 25.1305

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