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LINGUIST List 24.457

Thu Jan 24 2013

Calls: General Linguistics/USA

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

Date: 24-Jan-2013
From: April Grotberg <plasymposiumgmail.com>
Subject: 8th Annual Student Symposium of the Purdue Linguistics Association
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Full Title: 8th Annual Student Symposium of the Purdue Linguistics Association

Date: 29-Mar-2013 - 30-Mar-2013
Location: West Lafayette, IN, USA
Contact Person: April Grotberg
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~pla2006/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 08-Feb-2013

Meeting Description:

8th Annual Student Symposium of the Purdue Linguistics Association
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
March 29-30, 2013

The 2013 PLA Student Symposium endeavors to provide undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctorate researchers from various linguistic fields an opportunity to interact with those both inside and outside their respective disciplines. The Symposium General Session, which will be held on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, spotlights original research by students in various fields informed by linguistic theory. In addition to the General Session, on Saturday we will also host a Special Session, the theme of which will be Indigenous Languages and Linguistics. The Special Session will begin with an Address by our Keynote Speaker, Dr. George A. Broadwell, of State University of New York at Albany.

Final Call for Papers:

Extended submission deadline: Friday, February 8, 2013

Special Session (Saturday afternoon):

We invite submissions for abstracts for 20-minute presentations pertaining to Indigenous Languages and Linguistics.

General Session (Friday afternoon and Saturday morning):

We invite submissions for abstracts for 20-minute presentations in any area related to linguistics, including, but not limited to:

- Phonetics
- Phonology
- Morphology
- Syntax
- Semantics
- Sociolinguistics
- Pragmatics
- Psycholinguistics
- Historical Linguistics
- Anthropological Linguistics
- Computational Linguistics
- Educational Linguistics
- Language Acquisition
- Speech and Hearing Sciences

Formatting Guidelines:

- 500 word maximum
- 2 page maximum (second page may be used for tables, ļ¬gures, and references)
- PDF format
- Use your last name and abstract title as the name of your PDF
- Place the title of your paper at the top of the document
- Do NOT include your name, institution, or any identifying info in the body of the abstract.

Submission Guidelines:

All undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral students are welcome to submit an abstract. Please submit your anonymous abstract electronically at http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/pla2013 by 11:59pm EST on Friday, February 8, 2013.

Questions can be sent to plasymposiumgmail.com.

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