LINGUIST List 29.3803

Wed Oct 03 2018

Calls: Applied Linguistics, General Linguistics, Linguistic Theories/Cyprus

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 29-Sep-2018
From: Demetris Karayiannis <>
Subject: 2nd International Cyprus Undergraduate Linguistics Conference
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Full Title: 2nd International Cyprus Undergraduate Linguistics Conference
Short Title: I-CULC

Date: 16-Feb-2019 - 17-Feb-2019
Location: Nicosia, Cyprus
Contact Person: Demetris Karayiannis
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

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

Call Deadline: 30-Nov-2018

Meeting Description:

The Cyprus Undergraduate Linguistics Conference promotes undergraduate research and facilitates communication and discussion between researchers at all levels of undergraduate research throughout the linguistic community. The 2nd International Cyprus Undergraduate Linguistics Conference (I-CULC) will take place at the University of Cyprus on Saturday, February 16 to Sunday February 17, 2019 (Saturday may not include presentations, but we will have a welcome session, registration, and an evening social event.) 

This year’s theme is ‘Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to Language’.

The 2nd International Cyprus Undergraduate Linguistics Conference (I-CULC) will follow the Trans-Disciplinary Approaches to Language Variation workshop ( ), which will take place from Friday, February 15 to Saturday, February 16, 2019.

Conference website:

Keynote Speakers:

- Alison Henry (Ulster University)
- Phoevos Panagiotidis (University of Cyprus)

Call for Papers:

Students are invited to submit abstracts that relate to experimental and/or theoretical approaches to the study of Language. All subfields of linguistics are encouraged, including syntax, morphology, semantics, phonology, sociolinguistics, language acquisition, language pedagogy and related disciplines. Applicants must be undergraduate students or recent graduates of a BA/BSc programme, with a paper relating to a topic in one of these fields. The accepted applicants will be invited for a 20-minute presentation plus 10 minutes of discussion or for participating in a poster session (please indicate if you prefer a presentation or a poster when submitting your abstract).

Anonymous abstract submissions are expected to be a minimum of 400 words, should not exceed two pages including data, charts and references, and include a title. They must be submitted in .pdf format at: by November 30, 2018.

Author(s) name and affiliation, as well as preference about presentation or poster, must be stated in the body of the email. Each author may submit up to two abstracts, provided that at least one of the two is co-authored.

All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously on the basis of the following criteria: originality of research, clarity of structure and language, as well as strength of argumentation.

- Conference language: English
- Notification of acceptance: December 27, 2018
- Registration: Free
- Venue: University of Cyprus, Nicosia – CYPRUS
- Travel and practical information will be made available on the conference website.

Scientific Committee

- Spyros Armostis (European University Cyprus)
- Kleanthes K. Grohmann (University of Cyprus)
- Brian D. Joseph (Ohio State University)
- Phoevos Panagiotidis (University of Cyprus)
- Natalia Pavlou (University of Cyprus)
- Marina Terkourafi (Universiteit Leiden)

Organizing Committee

- Demetris Karayiannis (University of Cyprus)
- Andreas Pingouras (University of Cyprus)

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