LINGUIST List 29.3574

Tue Sep 18 2018

Calls: General Linguistics/Canada

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Date: 14-Sep-2018
From: Stephen Levey <>
Subject: Ottawa Conference for Linguistics Undergraduates 2018
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Full Title: Ottawa Conference for Linguistics Undergraduates 2018
Short Title: OCLU 2018

Date: 24-Nov-2018 - 24-Nov-2018
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Contact Person: Stephen Levey
Meeting Email:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Oct-2018

Meeting Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Ottawa is pleased to
announce that it will host its tenth Ottawa Conference for Linguistics
Undergraduates (OCLU) on Saturday, 24 November, 2018. OCLU will also include
a session for M.A. students. The conference provides a supportive environment
in which undergraduates and M.A. students can disseminate their research
findings, hone their presentation skills, and network with other students and
faculty who share their academic interests. The Department of Linguistics aims
to assist the professional development of students interested in linguistics,
and will provide conference participants with the opportunity to visit
research laboratories in linguistics, and discuss their interests with both
faculty and graduate students.

Call for Papers:

Submissions based on theoretical linguistics (e.g., syntax, morphology,
semantics, phonology) and empirical linguistics (e.g., neurolinguistics,
psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, etc.) are

Presentations, in English or French, will be 20 minutes long with 5 minutes
for questions. Abstracts should be submitted to by
Wednesday, 31 October. Abstracts should be no more than 500 words long
(excluding title, references and examples). Please submit an anonymous version
of the abstract in WORD format as a file attachment. In the subject heading of
the e-mail, please indicate: OCLU 2018 Abstract

In the body of the e-mail, please include the following information:

- Title of abstract
- Area of linguistics addressed by the abstract (e.g., syntax, phonology,
psycholinguistics, etc.)
- Name(s) and affiliation(s) of presenter(s)
- Degree program (Undergraduate or M.A.) of presenter(s)
- E-mail address of each presenter

Please note that selection of M.A. talks will be carried out separately from
that of undergraduate talks. Information about the conference will be posted
as it becomes available at (coming soon)

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