LINGUIST List 29.697

Mon Feb 12 2018

Calls: General Linguistics/UK

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 07-Feb-2018
From: George Bailey <>
Subject: Manchester Forum in Linguistics 2018
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Full Title: Manchester Forum in Linguistics 2018
Short Title: mFiL 2018

Date: 26-Apr-2018 - 27-Apr-2018
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Sarah Mahmood
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 18-Feb-2018

Meeting Description:

The Manchester Forum in Linguistics (mFiL) is an annual international conference which brings together new researchers from every field of linguistics. The aim of the event is to share current work, results and problems and to provide information and advice for postgraduate students and early career researchers. This includes the presentation of papers, posters, a careers panel and plenary talks, as well as dinner and drinks. This sixth instalment will be held at the University of Manchester on 26-27 April 2018.

Final Call for Papers:

Submissions for oral and poster presentations in all areas of linguistics are welcomed. Presentations should be no more than 20 minutes in length with 10 additional minutes allocated for questions, comments and discussion. Preference will be given to abstracts which contain implications for linguistic theory or employ novel methodology.

Authors are permitted to submit a maximum of one single-authored paper and one co-authored paper or a total of two co-authored papers. Abstracts must be fully anonymous.

Deadline extended to:

18 February 2018 (midnight GMT)


Use one of the templates provided at . The format of these templates is an A4-sized page with 2.5cm margins on all sides using a single-spaced 12pt serif font, specifically Junicode (freely available to download here: Authors may alternatively use another, similar serif font.

Abstracts should be either one or two pages in length. Additionally, there is an upper word limit of 750 words. Both these restrictions include optional extras such as glossed examples, tables, figures, references and the like. The abstract title, author name(s), institution(s) and e-mail address(es) are excluded from the word count. It is not necessary to specify the word count in your abstract.


via EasyChair at (If you have not previously registered with EasyChair, you will need to do so in order to submit an abstract.). Upon submission, you will be asked whether you would like your abstract to be considered for an oral presentation, poster presentation or either.


Conference website:

Page Updated: 12-Feb-2018