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LINGUIST List 18.1937

Thu Jun 28 2007

Calls: Writing Systems/USA

Editor for this issue: Ania Kubisz <anialinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Keri Henley, The 15th Annual University of Texas at Arlington Student Conference in Linguistics and TESOL

Message 1: The 15th Annual UTASCILT
Date: 27-Jun-2007
From: Keri Henley <utascilling.uta.edu>
Subject: The 15th Annual UTASCILT

Full Title: The 15th Annual UTASCILT
Short Title: UTASCILT

Date: 01-Nov-2007 - 02-Nov-2007
Location: Arlington, Texas, USA
Contact Person: Keri Henley
Meeting Email: utascilling.uta.edu
Web Site: http://ling.uta.edu/~lingua

Linguistic Field(s): Writing Systems

Call Deadline: 14-Sep-2007

Meeting Description

The 15th Annual University of Texas at Arlington Student Conference in
Linguistics and TESOL is a student-led conference specifically designed to give
graduate students a chance to present their original research. This is a great
opportunity to join students from across America and around the world to present
research on language.

The 15th Annual University of Texas at Arlington Student Conference in
Linguistics and TESOL

Call for Papers

Call Deadline: 14-Sep-2007. Papers for this conference are invited in all areas
of linguistics, including the area of TESOL and the area of endangered
languages. Our keynote speaker will be Dr. John Baugh, of Washington University
in St. Louis. Dr. Baugh is a professor of Psychology, and has his Ph.D. in
Linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania. His recent work includes
research involving linguistic profiling and prejudice, which he will be speaking
on during the conference. Reflecting Dr. Baugh's work, we will be including a
special session entitled Language, Identity and Human Rights, and encourage all
students with research in these areas to submit. We also encourage and will be
accepting submissions outside of this theme.

Students from any educational institution are encouraged to submit their
research and share insights they have discovered in the field. Presenters can
choose between oral and poster presentations. Oral presentations will last 15
minutes with 5 minutes for discussion and questions. An allotment of time will
be set aside for poster presentations and discussion. This is a great
opportunity to develop professional skills! The three best presentations will be
awarded the Yumi Nakamura Memorial Prize in Linguistics (up to $400.00 USD).
Poster and oral presentations are considered, accepted and judged as equal

The deadline for submission of abstracts is Friday, September 14, 2007.
Notifications of acceptance will be distributed in early October, 2007.
Abstracts should be written on a single page (500 words or less) in Times New
Roman, font 12, with one additional page for graphs and/or references.
Electronic submissions are preferred and the text of the e-mail should include
1) your name, 2) affiliation, 3) address, phone number, e-mail address, 4) title
of paper, and 5) type of presentation: oral or poster; however, if submitting by
mail, please provide 5 copies of your anonymous abstract with the title of the
paper at the top and a 3'' x 5'' index card including the following information:
1. Your name
2. Affiliation
3. Address, phone number, and e-mail address
4. Title of paper
5. Type of presentation: oral or poster

Abstracts should be sent to the attention of: UTASCILT, Program in Linguistics,
Box 19559, University of Texas at Arlington, TX 76019-0559 in time to reach UTA
by the deadline. Electronic submission should be in MS Word or PDF format.
Please do not send .html formats. E-mail abstracts should be sent to:

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