LINGUIST List 23.5220

Thu Dec 13 2012

Calls: General Linguistics/Australia

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 12-Dec-2012
From: Brett Baker <>
Subject: Australian Linguistic Society
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Full Title: Australian Linguistic Society Short Title: ALS
Date: 01-Oct-2013 - 04-Oct-2013 Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Contact Person: Rachel Nordlinger
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Jun-2013

Meeting Description:

The 44th annual conference of the Australian Linguistic Society will be held at University College at the University of Melbourne (MAP) from the afternoon of Tuesday 1 October to Friday 4 October 2013.

Plenary Speakers:

Professor Elinor Ochs
Professor Andy Butcher
Professor Martin Haspelmath

General information about ALS2013 is available at and via email at

Call for Papers:

The Australian Linguistic Society annual conference welcomes papers on any topic within the fields of general, applied and sociolinguistics. Submissions are invited in any area of linguistics as well as for the specialist workshops which will be announced early March.

Submitting an Abstract:

Authors should submit a one page abstract (references, figures, examples on a second page) in PDF format through EasyChair. Follow the link: for more information on how to use EasyChair.

A further call for papers will be distributed in the New Year.

Call for Workshops:

We cannot guarantee that all workshop proposals will be successful. In your proposal, please provide the following information (by 1 March 2013) to enable us to make programming decisions.

1. Whether the workshop should be full-day or half-day
2. An overview (200 words or so) of the theme
3. We strongly prefer you to nominate confirmed potential speakers and topics
4. A named coordinator or contact person to liaise with the Program Committee

Papers for workshops will be peer reviewed, using the same abstract submission process as those for the general session (but will be noted as workshop papers). Authors submitting abstracts to the ALS will be able to submit papers for inclusion in a workshop as part of the abstract submission process.

Proposals should be submitted via email to

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