LINGUIST List 28.1149

Tue Mar 07 2017

Calls: Typology/Australia

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 05-Mar-2017
From: Danielle Barth <>
Subject: 12th Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology 2017
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Full Title: 12th Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology 2017
Short Title: ALT 2017

Date: 11-Dec-2017 - 15-Dec-2017
Location: Canberra, ACT, Australia
Contact Person: Danielle Barth
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Typology

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2017

Meeting Description:

The 12th meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology will be held at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia from 12 to 14 December. The preceding day (11) will feature typological teach-ins on three language families: Australian, Papuan and Austronesian. The Friday after the conference (15) will be reserved for workshops. In addition to open paper slots, there will be plenaries given by the Greenberg and Gabelentz Prize winners, two further plenaries (tba), and a plenary discussion on the past, present and future of linguistic typology. There will, additionally, be a slot for poster sessions.

We encourage attendees to come for this whole week.

Final Call for Papers:

Association for Linguistic Typology

Proposal Submission Deadline: 31 March 2017
Notification of Acceptance: 5 May 2017

Abstracts are invited for the 12th conference for the Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT 2017) (12-14 December 2017) and workshops (15 December 2017). We welcome abstracts on any aspect of typology. Abstracts should be submitted through the conference webform. If you have any problems using this form, please email the conference organisers at

Scholars may submit a maximum of two papers, whether sole authored or co-authored. This includes submissions to the workshops.

Abstracts may be submitted for the General Session or for one of the Workshops. Abstracts submitted for a workshop but not accepted there will be automatically considered for inclusion in the general session. If authors wish to submit an abstract for a workshop, we encourage them to contact the workshop organizers ahead of time for advice on workshop coherence.

Proposals will be reviewed by members of the ALT 2017 Program Committee. Abstracts submitted to a workshop will be jointly reviewed by members of the ALT 2017 Program Committee and the workshop organisers.

We are welcoming abstracts from all interested people, you do not need to be a registered member of ALT to submit an abstract. However, by the time of the ALT conference, all presenters are expected to be members of ALT (

The conference directly follows the Australian Linguistic Society Conference, taking place in Sydney the week before.

A limited number of scholarships for researchers are available, applications also due 31 March 2017.

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