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Full Title: Linguistic Society of America 88th Annual Meeting

Short Title: LSA 2014
Location: Minneapolis, MN, USA
Start Date: 02-Jan-2014 - 05-Jan-2014
Contact: David Robinson
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.linguisticsociety.org/event/lsa-2014-annual-meeting
Meeting Description: The 88th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America will take place at the Hilton Minneapolis from January 2-5, 2014. The Annual Meeting will feature the usual concurrent, organized, and plenary sessions, professional development activities, networking opportunities, and more. In addition, a special suite of activities and presentations will mark the 90th anniversary of the LSA.

Minneapolis, the host city of the Meeting, offers a wealth of cultural, social and culinary possibilities, just a few of which are listed at http://www.linguisticsociety.org/content/minneapolis-wintertime.

Hotel reservations (available in September) will once again be a low $99/night for single or double occupancy, and LSA members will be eligible for discounts of up to forty percent on meeting registration.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.2697

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