LINGUIST List 26.5461

Tue Dec 08 2015

Calls: General Linguistics/USA

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


Date: 07-Dec-2015
From: Kailen Shantz <kailen.shantzgmail.com>
Subject: 8th Annual Meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society
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Full Title: 8th Annual Meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society
Short Title: ILLS8

Date: 21-Apr-2016 - 24-Apr-2016
Location: Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
Contact Person: Kailen Shantz
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://ills.linguistics.illinois.edu/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 20-Dec-2015

Meeting Description:

This is a final call for papers for the 8th Annual Meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society (ILLS8), which will be held from April 21-24, 2016 in the Illini Union at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

To mark the coincidence of ILLS8 with the 50th anniversary of the Linguistics Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, this year’s conference will feature plenary talks from six distinguished alumni of the department representing each decade of the department’s history, and six distinct fields of linguistic inquiry.

Invited plenary speakers are:

- Jerry Sadock (University of Chicago)
- Peter Cole (University of Delaware)
- Nkonko Kamwangamalu (Howard University)
- Laura Downing (University of Gothenburg)
- Khalil Iskarous (University of Southern California)
- John Levis (Iowa State University)

ILLS8 will also feature a special session organized around the conference theme “Language and Linguistics Through Time.'' Abstracts with an appropriate topic will automatically be considered for the special session.

Final Call for Papers:

ILLS a general linguistics conference open to any and all submission relating to language and linguistics. We primarily encourage submissions from graduate and undergraduate students.

ILLS8 will also feature a special session organized around the conference theme “Language and Linguistics Through Time.''

Submissions related to this theme are especially encouraged, though submissions are not limited to this theme.

Abstract Submissions:

To submit an abstract, please visit: http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/ILLS8

Submissions are limited to single-author abstract and one multi-author abstract, OR two multi-author abstracts. First and presenting authors must be graduate students.

Abstracts should be maximum 500 words, with one extra page allowed for images, data, and/or references. Full references are not necessary; please use the (Author, Year) format. Abstracts should be submitted via EasyAbs on LinguistList.org in PDF format with NO IDENTIFYING INFORMATION of the presenter in the document.

Submissions will close on December 20, 2015.

Authors will be notified of of abstract decisions in February 2016.

For more details, please visit our website (http://ills.linguistics.illinois.edu/) or contact us at ills-conferenceillinois.edu



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