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LINGUIST List 24.3105

Wed Jul 31 2013

Calls: General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 30-Jul-2013
From: Corey Hamilton <langconfgmail.com>
Subject: 6th Language and Linguistics Student Conference
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Full Title: 6th Language and Linguistics Student Conference
Short Title: LLSC

Date: 16-Nov-2013 - 16-Nov-2013
Location: Edmond, OK, USA
Contact Person: Corey Hamilton
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.uco.edu/la/english/llsc/index.asp

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 16-Sep-2013

Meeting Description:

The 6th Language & Linguistics Student Conference
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Nigh University Center
University of Central Oklahoma (Edmond)

The LLSC is an international academic conference organized specifically for students and hosted by students. As the name suggests, conference topics pertain to all facets of language, linguistics, and literature. The LLSC is dedicated to providing students with transformative learning experiences. It is their abstracts, their research, their presentations, and their participation that take center stage at our conference.

Registration includes the conference luncheon, t-shirt, tote bag, and access to all conference events.

Call for Papers:

Important Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: Monday, September 16, 2013
Acceptance notification: Monday, September 30, 2013
Registration deadline: Monday, October 14, 2013

The Language and Linguistics Student Conference is now open for submissions. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit abstracts for individual presentations and organized panels. Individual presentations should be 12 to 15 minutes. Panel presenters may select a 50- or 65-minute time block. Presentation topics may include, but are not limited to, relationships between and among language, linguistics, and their many applications in:

- 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
- rhetoric, the arts, literature, and the humanities
- academic, pedagogical, cultural, and sociological construct

Submission Guidelines:

Submissions should be sent as an email attachment in MS Word format to langconfgmail.com by Monday, September 16, 2013. Late submissions are not guaranteed consideration for presentation. Please include the title of the presentation at the top of the abstract without any personal identifying information; however, please include identifying information in the body of the email message.

- Individual submissions should consist of a titled abstract of no more than 150 words.
- Panel submissions should be sent as a single document containing the title of the panel, a description of the panel's focus of no more than 200 words. If appropriate, panelists may submit a 150-word titled abstract along with the panel submission.

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 enrolled in at least three credit hours at an accredited college or university or must have graduated with a degree no earlier than December 2012.

Presenters will be eligible to submit a written copy of their conference presentations for publication of the conference proceedings in the winter issue of the ScissorTale Review, the University of Central Oklahoma’s Department of English online journal of student work. For more on ScissorTale, see http://www.libarts.uco.edu/english/newplains/scissortale.htm. Instructions for submission and further details will be provided at the conference.

Questions regarding abstracts or presentations may be directed to langconfgmail.com. For more information regarding conference events, please visit our conference website at http://www.uco.edu/la/english/llsc/callforpapers.asp.

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