LINGUIST List 24.3981|
Thu Oct 10 2013
Calls: General Linguistics/USA
Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk
From: Eric Doty <ericdotyling.upenn.edu>
Subject: Penn Linguistics Conference 38
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Full Title: Penn Linguistics Conference 38
Short Title: PLC 38
Date: 28-Mar-2014 - 30-Mar-2014
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Contact Person: Eric Doty
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ling.upenn.edu/Events/PLC/plc38/
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Call Deadline: 18-Nov-2013
The 38th Annual Penn Linguistics Conference is a conference in linguistics run by the graduate students of the University of Pennsylvania Linguistics department in collaboration with the Department of Computer and Information Science.
Call for Papers:
Papers on any topic in linguistics and associated fields are welcome. Session topics in recent years have included phonology, syntax, semantics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, and pragmatics. Speakers will have 20 minutes for their presentations and 5 minutes for discussion and questions. The conference will also include a poster session with catered lunch. Abstracts should indicate whether they are being submitted for consideration as a talk, poster, or both. (See instructions.)
Abstracts are due by November 18, 2013. Notification of acceptance/rejection will be given by January 15, 2014.
Please limit abstracts to one page, single-spaced. An additional page may be used for references and tables. Do not include your name or affiliation within the abstract.
To facilitate the review process, please submit your abstract as a .pdf file.
To submit an abstract, you must follow these steps:
1. To begin, login at: https://www.easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?conf=plc38.
2. If you do not have an existing EasyChair account, click on ''sign up for an account.'' You will be asked to fill out a simple form to create an account.
3. Click ''New Submission'' at the top of the page.
4. Enter author information in the provided fields. Tick the ''Corresponding Author'' box for all authors who wish to receive e-mail correspondences or notifications.
5. Enter your title in the ''Title'' field.
6. In the ''Abstract'' field, please enter a one sentence summary, or any comments you have, in order to assist the committee in assigning reviewers. Please also indicate here whether you would like your submission to be considered for a talk, poster, or both. By default, submissions will be considered for both modes of presentation. Do not paste your full abstract into this field.
7. Please select the primary category of your abstract. Additional categories may be included in the keywords.
8. Enter at least three keywords.
9. Upload your abstract .pdf file in the ''Paper'' field. Only .pdf files will be accepted. Do not include your name or affiliation in the abstract/file name!
10. Do not tick the ''Abstract only'' box, or your .pdf will not be uploaded.
11. Click ''Submit.'' You will be taken to a summary page of your submission - this is your confirmation that it has been saved. Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously.
12. You may make any necessary updates by logging in and clicking on ''My Submissions.''
Conference proceedings will be published as a volume of the Penn Working Papers in Linguistics. Speakers will be invited to provide camera-ready copies of their papers after the Colloquium.
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