LINGUIST List 27.1990

Mon May 02 2016

Calls: Applied Ling, General Ling, Socioling/Australia

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 01-May-2016
From: Melanie Burns <>
Subject: Australian Linguistic Society Annual Conference
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Full Title: Australian Linguistic Society Annual Conference
Short Title: ALS2016

Date: 07-Dec-2016 - 09-Dec-2016
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Contact Person: Melanie Burns
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Jun-2016

Meeting Description:

The 2016 annual conference of the Australian Linguistic Society will be held at Monash University’s Caulfield campus on 7-9 December 2016. We are pleased to announce that Day 1 (Wednesday 7 December) will be a shared day with the 2016 Conference of the Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA), with joint plenaries and presentations on this day.

Plenary speakers for ALS 2016:
Asif Agha (University of Pennsylvania) (joint ALAA/ALS plenary)
Jane Simpson (Australian National University)
Nick Enfield (University of Sydney)
Greville Corbett (University of Surrey)

Call for Papers:

We welcome submissions on any topic within the fields of general linguistics, applied linguistics, and sociolinguistics for the following presentation types:

- oral presentations: 20 minute presentation followed by 10 minutes question time
- themed sessions: a collection of individually-run related presentations allocated a dedicated 1.5 hour time slot
- lightning plenary presentations: brief (3 minute) presentations about work in progress or completed projects, with presenters then invited to be available during lunch (with or without a poster) to further discuss their work with those interested
- panel discussions, workshops, colloquia, roundtables, or other innovative sessions

Please see the conference website for details on abstract submission requirements:

Abstracts must be submitted online via the conference website:

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