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Thu Apr 28 2011

Calls: General Linguistics/USA

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        1.     Meredith Seagraves , Language and Linguistics Student Conference

Message 1: Language and Linguistics Student Conference
Date: 28-Apr-2011
From: Meredith Seagraves <mseagravesuco.edu>
Subject: Language and Linguistics Student Conference
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Full Title: Language and Linguistics Student Conference
Short Title: LLSC

Date: 12-Nov-2011 - 12-Nov-2011
Location: Edmond, Oklahoma, USA
Contact Person: Corey Hamilton
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.libarts.uco.edu/english/linguistics.htm

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 12-Sep-2011

Meeting Description:

The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) will host the fourth Language & Linguistics Student Conference on Saturday, November 12, 2011, 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:

150 word 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:

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

Students whose abstracts are accepted 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 the keynote address.

Presentations may be readings or visual presentations, such as PowerPoint or handouts. Please note: All PowerPoint presentations must be PC compatible. 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 2010.

Submissions should consist of a titled abstract of no more than 150 words in MS Word format. Please include at the top of the abstract the title of your presentation but no personal identifying information (such as name or institution); however, please include identifying information in the body of the email message. Submissions should be sent as an attachment to langconfgmail.com by the deadline of Monday, September 12, 2011. Late submissions are not guaranteed consideration for presentation. Questions regarding abstracts or presentations may be directed to the above address. For more information regarding conference events, please visit our conference website at http://www.libarts.uco.edu/english/linguistics.htm

Important Dates:

Submission Deadline: Monday, September 12, 2011
Acceptance Notification: On or before Monday, September 26, 2011
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 10, 2011
Conference Date: Saturday, November 12, 2011



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