LINGUIST List 29.3982

Mon Oct 15 2018

Calls: General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 09-Oct-2018
From: Keren Rice <>
Subject: American Association for the Advancement of Science
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Full Title: American Association for the Advancement of Science
Short Title: AAAS

Date: 14-Feb-2019 - 17-Feb-2019
Location: Washington DC, USA
Contact Person: Keren Rice
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 19-Oct-2018

Meeting Description:

Call for abstracts for posters at the American Association for the Advancement of Science 2019, with support for registration for undergraduates, graduate students, and postdocs

Call for Papers:

Are you a student or post-doc researcher in linguistics or a related discipline who is interested in how recent developments in science and technology relate to language science? Are you interested in how science relates to public policy? The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting offers an exciting venue to hear talks by leading scientists and policy experts on topics that span all areas of science and technology, to network with other scientists and policy experts, and to be a part of the public discussion of science hosted by the world’s largest general scientific society. Section Z (Linguistics and Language Science) of the AAAS is pleased to offer a small number of awards to cover the meeting registration fees for qualified undergraduates, graduate students, and postdocs. Presentation at the meeting is not a requirement for this award, though we encourage you to consider submitting abstracts to the Student or General E-poster sessions (deadline for poster abstract submission: October 18, 2018, information available here: Travel and accommodation expenses are not included in the award. 

Who can apply:

Undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled in a degree program in Linguistics or allied field, and postdocs in Linguistics or allied field. 

How to apply:
Applications should include name, institutional affiliation, email contact, and graduate, undergraduate or post-doc status, along with a brief statement of research interest (max. 1 page); applicants who submit a poster abstract should include the poster title in their application. Applications should be sent via email to the Section Z Steering Group at Verification of student or post-doc status must be sent to the same address in a separate email from the applicant’s faculty advisor or supervisor. 

Application deadline and criteria: Complete applications are due by November 1, 2018. Several student and/or post-doc awards will be made to qualified applicants, with priority given to applicants who have submitted posters.

The AAAS meeting will take place in Washington, DC February 14-17, 2019.

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