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LINGUIST List 25.226

Tue Jan 14 2014

Calls: Germanic, General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>

Date: 13-Jan-2014
From: John Sundquist <jsundquipurdue.edu>
Subject: Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference
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Full Title: Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference
Short Title: GLAC-20

Date: 02-May-2014 - 03-May-2014
Location: West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Contact Person: John Sundquist
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.conf.purdue.edu/landing_pages/glac20/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Germanic

Call Deadline: 01-Feb-2014

Meeting Description:

The Twentieth Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference (GLAC-20) will take place May 2-3, 2014 at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. There will also be a workshop on second and third language acquisition of vocabulary held concurrently with the general conference sessions.

Invited Speakers:

Rex Sprouse (Indiana University)
Caroline Heycock (University of Edinburgh)

2nd Call for Papers:

New abstract submission deadline: February 1, 2014

Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars are invited to submit abstracts for 20-minute papers for presentation at GLAC 20. Papers may be on any linguistic or philological aspect of any Germanic language or dialect, including English (to the Early Modern period) and the extraterritorial varieties. Papers from any area of linguistics or philology and from any theoretical perspective are welcome.

Authors may submit a maximum of two abstracts. All abstracts will undergo anonymous review.

Abstracts should be submitted through EasyAbs through the EasyAbs submission system:


Abstracts should be uploaded in PDF format. The length should not exceed 1 page in a standard 12 point font. The page should be headed only by the title of the paper and should contain no self-identification.

Notifications of acceptance or rejection will be sent out by e-mail by February 15, 2014.

The Linguistic Society of America provides tips for writing a good abstract at: http://www.linguisticsociety.org/model-abstracts.

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