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Sat Oct 09 2010

Calls: General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.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.    Hilary Prichard, The 35th Penn Linguistics Colloquium

Message 1: The 35th Penn Linguistics Colloquium
Date: 06-Oct-2010
From: Hilary Prichard <hilarypbabel.ling.upenn.edu>
Subject: The 35th Penn Linguistics Colloquium
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Full Title: The 35th Penn Linguistics Colloquium
Short Title: PLC

Date: 18-Mar-2011 - 20-Mar-2011
Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Contact Person: PLC Organizing Committee
Meeting Email: plc35babel.ling.upenn.edu
Web Site: http://www.ling.upenn.edu/Events/PLC

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 05-Nov-2010

Meeting Description:

The PLC is a conference in linguistics run by the graduate students in the
Department of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania.

Call For Papers

Invited Speaker: Virginia Valian of Hunter College (topic and title TBA)
There will also be a special interdisciplinary panel on Friday, March 18,
which is tentatively about language acquisition. More information will be
posted closer to the conference.

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 questions.

Deadline: Abstracts are due Friday, November 5, 2010. Notification of
acceptance/rejection will be given by Tuesday, January 18, 2011.

Length: Please limit abstracts to one page, single-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.

Abstract Submission: To submit an abstract, you must follow these steps:
1. To begin, go to our abstract submission system and login:
2. If you do not have an existing EasyChair account, click on 'sign up for an
account.' You will be asked to fill out a simple form to create an account.
3. Click 'New Submission' at the top of the page.
4. Enter author information in the provided fields. Tick the 'Corresponding
Author' box for all authors who wish to receive e-mail correspondences or
5. Enter your title in the 'Title' field.
6. In the 'Abstract' field, please enter a one sentence summary, or any
comments you have, in order to assist the committee in assigning reviewers.
7. Please select the primary category of your abstract. Additional categories
may be included in the keywords.
8. Enter at least three keywords.
9. Upload your paper in the 'Paper' field. Only .pdf files will be accepted.
Do not include your name or affiliation in the abstract/file name!
10. Do not tick the 'Abstract only' box, or your .pdf will not be uploaded.
11. Click 'Submit'' You will be taken to a summary page of your submission -
this is your confirmation that it has been saved. Abstracts will be reviewed
12. You may make any necessary updates by logging in and clicking on 'My

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 plc35ling.upenn.edu
Visit http://www.ling.upenn.edu/Events/PLC/plc35 (NOTE: The website is
currently under construction - check back soon!)

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
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