LINGUIST List 26.3248

Fri Jul 10 2015

Calls: General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 10-Jul-2015
From: Brice Russ <>
Subject: Linguistic Society of America 2016 Annual Meeting
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Full Title: Linguistic Society of America 2016 Annual Meeting
Short Title: LSA 2016

Date: 07-Jan-2016 - 10-Jan-2016
Location: Washington, DC, USA
Contact Person: David Robinson
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Jul-2015

Meeting Description:

The Linguistic Society of America will hold its 90th Annual Meeting January 7-10, 2016, at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC.

Over 1,000 linguists from around the world are expected to attend the Annual Meeting, which will feature talks from across the field of linguistics, film showings, and special sessions and events relating to linguistics in the nation's capital.

Invited plenary speakers include:

Patricia Keating (University of California, Los Angeles)
Marianne Mithun (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Raffaella Zanuttini (Yale University)
Panel on Language Contact and Language Acquisition: Elissa Newport (Georgetown University), Don Winford (The Ohio State University), Charles Yang (University of Pennsylvania), and Jeff Lidz (University of Maryland) (Discussant)

The American Dialect Society, the American Name Society, the North American Association for the History of the Language Sciences, the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics, the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, and The Association for Linguistic Evidence will meet concurrently with the LSA.

Call for Papers:

Full guidelines for Annual Meeting abstract submission are available at

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