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LINGUIST List 20.4145

Fri Dec 04 2009

Calls: General Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Lauren Friedman, 34th Penn Linguistics Colloquium

Message 1: 34th Penn Linguistics Colloquium
Date: 02-Dec-2009
From: Lauren Friedman <lfribabel.ling.upenn.edu>
Subject: 34th Penn Linguistics Colloquium
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Full Title: 34th Penn Linguistics Colloquium
Short Title: PLC 34

Date: 19-Mar-2010 - 21-Mar-2010
Location: Philadelphia, USA
Contact Person: Lauren Friedman
Meeting Email: plc34babel.ling.upenn.edu
Web Site: http://www.ling.upenn.edu/Events/PLC/plc34

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 04-Dec-2009

Meeting Description:

The Penn Linguistics Colloquium is an annual conference organized by graduate
students in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania. Our
invited speaker this year is Professor Chris Kennedy from the University of
Chicago. There will also be a special Friday interdisciplinary panel on Mental

Call for Papers

The 34th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium will take place March 19-21, 2010 at
the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia.

Invited Speaker: Chris Kennedy (University of Chicago) on the topic of
Aspectual Composition

There will also be a special interdisciplinary panel on Friday, March 19 on The
Nature of Mental Representations. More information will be posted closer to the

Papers on any topic in linguistics and associated fields are welcome. Speakers
will have 20 minutes for their presentations and 5 minutes for discussion and

Deadline: Abstracts are due this Friday, December 4, 2009. Notification of
acceptance/rejection will be given by Wednesday, January 20, 2010.

Length: Please limit abstracts to one page, single- or double-spaced. An
additional page may be used for references and tables. Do not include your name
or affiliation within the abstract.

Format: To facilitate the review process, please submit your abstract as a .pdf
file. If you cannot create .pdf files, you may submit a .doc, .rtf, or .txt
file, and we will convert it for you. However, since phonetic fonts are not
likely to output correctly, we ask that you set up a legend using standard ASCII

Abstract Submission: To submit an abstract, you must follow these steps:

1. To begin, click here to go to our abstract submission system.
2. Click "Abstract submission" on the page, and enter your paper title and
upload a PDF version of your abstract. Only PDFs will be accepted.
3. Do not include your name or affiliation in the abstract/file name!
4. Fill in the blank to provide the name of authors, email addresses, and
5. Choose one from the given abstract classifications.
6. You will receive an email confirming your abstract submission. Abstracts will
be reviewed anonymously.

Proceedings: Conference proceedings will be published as a volume of the Penn
Working Papers in Linguistics. Speakers will be invited to provide camera-ready
copies of their papers after the Colloquium.

For more information
Email plc34ling.upenn.edu
Visit http://www.ling.upenn.edu/Events/PLC/plc34

Penn Linguistics Colloquium
Department of Linguistics
619 Williams Hall
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

This event is supported by funding from SASgov, the student government for
graduate students in the School of Arts and Sciences, and GAPSA, the Graduate
and Professional Students' Association at the University of Pennsylvania.
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