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LINGUIST List 23.4146

Thu Oct 04 2012

Calls: General Linguistics/Canada

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 04-Oct-2012
From: Lareina Milambiling <wisslr.uwogmail.com>
Subject: 5th Annual Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium on Language Research
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Full Title: 5th Annual Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium on Language Research
Short Title: WISSLR

Date: 15-Mar-2013 - 16-Mar-2013
Location: London, Ontario, Canada
Contact Person: Lareina Milambiling
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.uwo.ca/linguistics/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 23-Nov-2012

Meeting Description:

The 5thAnnual Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium on Language Research (WISSLR): a symposium for students of all levels to present their original, interdisciplinary research on language.

The Graduate Program in Linguistics at the University of Western Ontario is pleased to present the 5th Annual Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium on Language Research (WISSLR), to be held March 15-16, 2013.

For additional information, please visit http://www.uwo.ca/linguistics/ or email wisslr.uwogmail.com.

Conference Theme: Interdisciplinary Language Research

Plenary Speaker: Dr. Yasaman Rafat, Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, University of Western

Call for Papers:

In keeping with the interdisciplinary nature of the Masters program at Western, we are pleased to invite students of all levels to submit abstracts on original research on language from a range of disciplinary approaches. Topics may come from such areas as Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics, Communication Disorders, Natural Language Processing, Linguistic Anthropology, Linguistic Interfaces, Philosophy of Language, and much more.

The symposium will be held at the University of Western Ontario, with the possibility of streaming live to the Internet using Wimba technology. We also welcome presentations from other locations via the same means (all software downloadable for conference participants). Each participant will have 15 minutes for their presentation, and 5 minutes for questions and discussion. Students of all levels are encouraged to participate. Works in progress are welcome.

Abstracts of no more than one page (plus a separate page for bibliography) can be submitted at http://edu.surveygizmo.com/s3/944969/WISSLR-2013, by Friday, November 23, 2012. Successful applicants will be notified by Wednesday, January 23, 2013. Please send your anonymous abstract as an attachment, and include your name, academic affiliation, email, title and any additional information on the online form. There are a limited number of spots available for off-site presenters, so preference for online presentations will be given to international candidates. Partial travel assistance may be available for some participants coming to London for this event.

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