LINGUIST List 24.1335

Tue Mar 19 2013

Calls: General Linguistics/Portugal

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 18-Mar-2013
From: Eric Russell <>
Subject: Society for Pidgin & Creole Linguistics
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Full Title: Society for Pidgin & Creole LinguisticsShort Title: SPCL

Date: 19-Jun-2013 - 21-Jun-2013Location: Lisbon, PortugalContact Person: Eric RussellMeeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2013

Meeting Description:

The Society for Pidgin & Creole Linguistics, in coordination with the ACBPLE, is pleased to announce its 2013 Summer Conference, hosted by the University of Lisbon, Faculdade de Letras.

2nd Call for Papers:

Abstracts for papers on the phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, lexicon, social aspects of language, history of the discipline, education or any pertinent issue involving pidgin and creole languages or other contact languages are invited for anonymous review. Full papers will be allowed 30 minutes, including 10 minutes for discussion.

Abstracts should be submitted online the EasyAbs submission form (, preferably in Microsoft Word or PDF format. Abstract submission opens on 15 February and closes on 31 March 2013.

Abstracts (including examples, if needed) must be no more than 500 words (excluding title and references), in type no smaller than 10 point and preferably 12 point. References may be included on a second page. Abstracts exceeding the word or page length limit or in a type smaller than 10 point will be rejected without being evaluated. Please note the word count at the bottom of the abstract.

Omit your name from abstract itself. If you identify yourself in any way on the abstract (e.g. In Brown (2001) I claim...), the abstract will be rejected without being evaluated. Your name should only be on the first page of the submission form.

If your abstract uses any special fonts, please upload it to EasyAbs as a PDF file in addition to a Word document, as special fonts may not transmit accurately. 

If and only if you are unable to access EasyAbs, abstracts may be sent as an attachment to the SPCL Executive Secretary (

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