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LINGUIST List 24.325

Fri Jan 18 2013

Calls: General Linguistics/USA

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

Date: 18-Jan-2013
From: Lydia Medill <medill2illinois.edu>
Subject: Illinois Linguistic and Language Society
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Full Title: Illinois Linguistic and Language Society
Short Title: ILLS

Date: 05-Apr-2013 - 07-Apr-2013
Location: Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
Contact Person: Lydia Medill
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://ills.linguistics.illinois.edu/current/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2013

Meeting Description:

The 5th annual meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society will be held April 5-7, 2013 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ILLS is a graduate student conference open to all subfields of linguistics. In addition to the general conference and a Saturday poster session, this year’s meeting will include a special session Saturday, April 6 on the topic of ‘Minority languages’.

Invited Speakers:

Zsuzsanna Fagyal (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Carrie Gillon (Arizona State University)
Michael Kenstowicz (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
John Rickford (Stanford University)
Ryan Shosted (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Final Call for Papers:

Last reminder of Illinois Language and Linguistics Society call for papers! The deadline for the submission of abstracts is January 31, 2013.

We encourage submission and are currently accepting abstracts for topics in general linguistics and minority languages.

All talks will be given 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for questions. Abstracts will also be considered for a Saturday poster session. The top 4 submitted student abstracts will be awarded $200 to cover conference travel costs.

Abstracts should be maximum 500 words, with one extra page allowed for images, data, and/or references. Abstracts should be submitted via LINGUIST List’s EasyAbs (http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/ILLS5) in PDF format with no identifying information of the presenter in the document.

The conference URL is: http://ills.linguistics.illinois.edu/current/index.html

Please contact lso.illinoisgmail.com or medill2illinois.edu with any questions you may have.

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