LINGUIST List 26.758

Thu Feb 05 2015

Calls: Portuguese, Spanish, General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 03-Feb-2015
From: Rebecca Foote <>
Subject: Hispanic Linguistics Symposium 2015
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Full Title: Hispanic Linguistics Symposium 2015
Short Title: HLS 2015

Date: 24-Sep-2015 - 27-Sep-2015
Location: Urbana, Illinois, USA
Contact Person: Rebecca Foote
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Portuguese; Spanish

Call Deadline: 01-May-2015

Meeting Description:

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will host the Hispanic Linguistics Symposium from September 24 – 27, 2015. The Hispanic Linguistics Symposium is an annual conference with a focus on theoretical and applied linguistics in Spanish and Portuguese.

Invited Speakers:

Melissa Bowles, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Clancy Clements, Indiana University Bloomington
Luis López, University of Illinois at Chicago
Cristina Sanz, Georgetown University

Organizing Committee:

Anna María Escobar
Rebecca Foote
Jill Jegerski
Jonathan MacDonald
Silvina Montrul

Call for Papers:

Abstracts for paper presentations or posters are invited on any area of Hispanic linguistics, and within any theoretical or quantitative framework.

Submission Guidelines:

- Papers and posters may be delivered in English, Portuguese, or Spanish.
- Authors may submit up to two abstracts, one individual and one joint.
- Abstracts should be submitted in .pdf format and should not exceed one page (1-inch margins, 12-point Times New Roman font), with a second page reserved for examples, tables, and references.
- Abstracts must clearly present a specific thesis statement and include a description of the topic, the approach, and conclusions. To preserve anonymity during the review process, authors should not include their names or otherwise reveal their identity anywhere in the abstract.
- Abstracts must be submitted through EasyAbstracts (EasyAbs):
- Please specify the title of the paper, area of research, author names, academic affiliations, and email addresses in the form within the abstract submission system.
- Please also specify whether you wish your submission to be considered for presentation as a paper, a poster, or for both categories.
- Abstracts can be submitted through EasyAbs from February 3, 2015 to May 1, 2015.
- Notifications of acceptance/rejection will be sent in mid-July.

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