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LINGUIST List 21.4650

Fri Nov 19 2010

Calls: Germanic, Sociolinguistics, General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Marc Pierce , Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference

Message 1: Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference
Date: 18-Nov-2010
From: Marc Pierce <mpiercmail.utexas.edu>
Subject: Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference
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Full Title: Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference
Short Title: GLAC

Date: 15-Apr-2011 - 17-Apr-2011
Location: Austin, TX, USA
Contact Person: Marc Pierce
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://laits.utexas.edu/glac17/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Language Family(ies): Germanic

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2011

Meeting Description:

The Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference (GLAC) is the conference of the international Society for Germanic Linguistics (SGL), an organization serving the broad community of scholars teaching and researching in Germanic Linguistics and Philology.

GLAC 17 will be held at the University of Texas at Austin, April 15-17, 2011.

Call for Papers:

Abstract submission deadline: January 15, 2011

Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars are invited to submit abstracts for 20-minute papers for presentation at GLAC 17. Papers may be on any linguistic or philological aspect of any Germanic language or dialect, including English (to the Early Modern period) and the extraterritorial varieties. Papers from any area of linguistics or philology and from any theoretical perspective are welcome. Authors may submit a maximum of two abstracts. All abstracts will undergo anonymous review.

Abstracts must be submitted via e-mail (in PDF, DOC, or RTF formats) to:


Abstracts should be a maximum of 1 page in length in a standard 12 point font. The page should be headed only by the title of the paper and the abstract should contain no self-identification. Please follow the directions on the website to submit author information. Notifications of acceptance or rejection will be sent out by e-mail by approximately February 15, 2011.

Tips for writing a good abstract are provided by the Linguistic Society of America at:


The conference website is:


Information about the conference will be posted there as it becomes available.

[NB: this is a different URL than previously announced.]

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