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LINGUIST List 20.1927

Wed May 20 2009

Calls: General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Stephanie Morse <morselinguistlist.org>

LINGUIST is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new feature: Easy Abstracts! Easy Abs is a free abstract submission and review facility designed to help conference organizers and reviewers accept and process abstracts online. Just go to: http://www.linguistlist.org/confcustom, and begin your conference customization process today! With Easy Abstracts, submission and review will be as easy as 1-2-3!
        1.    Amy Carrell, Language and Linguistics Student Conference

Message 1: Language and Linguistics Student Conference
Date: 19-May-2009
From: Amy Carrell <acarrelluco.edu>
Subject: Language and Linguistics Student Conference
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Full Title: Language and Linguistics Student Conference
Short Title: LLSC

Date: 07-Nov-2009 - 07-Nov-2009
Location: Edmond, Oklahoma, USA
Contact Person: Amy Carrell
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.libarts.uco.edu/english/linguistics.htm

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Sep-2009

Meeting Description:

The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) will host the second Language &
Linguistics Student Conference on Tuesday, November 7, 2009, on its campus in
Edmond, Oklahoma.

Sponsored by the student-centered Language Society in collaboration with the UCO Department of English and English Society, the conference will feature undergraduate and graduate student research in the fields of language and linguistics through papers and presentations by students from national and international institutions. In addition to the presentation sessions, a keynote speaker (TBA) will be featured.

Call for Papers

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Acceptance Notification: Early October

Abstracts are invited from undergraduate and graduate students for 15-minute presentations including, but not limited to, relationships between and among language, linguistics, and their many applications:

American Sign Language
Natural and artificial languages
Extinct and endangered languages
Speech pathology and hearing sciences
Language and cognition
Theoretical and applied linguistics
Structural, semantic, or phonological analyses
Comparative grammars
Discourse/text analysis
Applications in rhetoric, the arts, and the humanities
Applications in academic, cultural, and sociological constructs

Students who are invited to present will receive with their paid registration a ticket to the conference luncheon, an event t-shirt and tote bag, and access to all conference events, including a keynote lecture by an invited scholar (to be announced).

Presentations may be readings or visual presentations, such as PowerPoint or handouts. No poster presentations will be accepted. Authors must currently be undergraduate or graduate students who are enrolled in at least three credit hours at an accredited college or university or must have graduated with a degree no earlier than December 2008.

Submissions should consist of a titled abstract in MS Word format of no more than 150 words. Please include at the top of the abstract the title of your presentation but no personal identifying information (such as name or institution). Submissions should be sent as an attachment to langconfgmail.com by the deadline of Tuesday, September 15, 2009. Late submissions are not guaranteed consideration for presentation. Questions regarding abstracts or presentations may be directed to the above address as well.

For more information regarding conference events, please visit our conference website at: http://www.libarts.uco.edu/english/linguistics.htm.

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