LINGUIST List 26.5489

Thu Dec 10 2015

Calls: Gen Ling/Philippines

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 10-Dec-2015
From: Louward Zubiri <>
Subject: 26th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics
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Full Title: 26th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
Short Title: SEALS26

Date: 26-May-2016 - 28-May-2016
Location: Manila, Philippines
Contact Person: Shirley Dita
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 05-Jan-2016

Meeting Description:

The 26th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (SEALS26) is happening on May 26-28, 2016, at the Century Park Hotel, Manila, the Philippines.

SEALS26 is organised by the Department of Linguistics, University of the Philippines, Diliman (UP-Lingg), and the Summer Institute of Linguistics, Philippines (SIL-P).

As a primary venue for exchange of linguistic ideas, the SEALS conferences focus on the languages and linguistics of Southeast Asia, including the Austroasiatic, Austronesian, Hmong-Mien, Tibeto-Burman, and Tai-Kadai families, and provides an occasion for scholars to share their research.

2nd Call for Papers:

We invite scholars working on Southeast Asian linguistics for this year's meeting in Manila. Below are the important dates regarding submission of papers.

Deadline of abstracts: 5 January 2016
Notification of review: 1 February 2016

Important Notes:

In order to submit an abstract, please do take note of the following important details:

Proponents may only submit a maximum of two (2) abstracts: one as primary author and another as a secondary.
Maintain a maximum of 12 words for the paper title.
Maintain between 200 to 300 words for the abstract.
Maintain a maximum of 50 words for the bionote.

Conference Scope:

Everyone is invited to submit an abstract on any branch of linguistics in a Southeast Asian context, including but not limited to the scopes below:

- Phonetics and phonology
- Grammatical system
- Genetic and areal relationships
- Historical and comparative studies
- Semantics, pragmatics and discourse analysis
- Sociolinguistics
- Language documentation, endangered languages and linguistic diversity
- Sign linguistics

Submit your abstracts here:

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