LINGUIST List 23.4586

Fri Nov 02 2012

Calls: General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 02-Nov-2012
From: Mao-Hsu Chen <>
Subject: 37th Penn Linguistics Colloquium
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Full Title: 37th Penn Linguistics Colloquium Short Title: PLC 37
Date: 22-Mar-2013 - 24-Mar-2013 Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA Contact Person: Anton Ingason
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 09-Nov-2012

Meeting Description:

The 37th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium will take place March 22-24, 2013 at the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia.

Invited Speaker: Hilda Koopman (topic and title TBA)

Panel: We will be holding a special panel on Friday, March 22 on methodology and epistemology in the language sciences.

For more information:

Email: plc37ling.upenn.eduWebsite:

Penn Linguistics ColloquiumDepartment of Linguistics619 Williams HallUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA 19104-6305

This event is supported by funding from SASgov, the student government for graduate students in the School of Arts and Sciences, GAPSA, the Graduate and Professional Students' Association at the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Pennsylvania Department of Linguistics.

2nd 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 9, 2012. Notification of acceptance/rejection will be given by January 15, 2013.


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.

Submission Procedure:

To submit an abstract, you must follow these steps:

1. To begin, login at: 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 email 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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