LINGUIST List 30.4489

Tue Nov 26 2019

Calls: Applied Ling, Gen Ling, Lang Acquisition, Semantics, Syntax/USA

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 20-Nov-2019
From: Jonathan Jibson <>
Subject: Seventeenth Workshop in General Linguistics
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Full Title: Seventeenth Workshop in General Linguistics
Short Title: WIGL17

Date: 04-Apr-2020 - 05-Apr-2020
Location: Madison, WI, USA
Contact Person: Jonathan Jibson
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Semantics; Syntax

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2020

Meeting Description:

A small workshop for graduate students and professors on a variety of linguistic topics.

Call for Papers:

17th Workshop in General Linguistics
University of Wisconsin–Madison
4–5 April 2020


The University of Wisconsin–Madison Linguistics Students Organization invites submissions for papers to be presented at the 17th annual Workshop in General Linguistics (WIGL 17), to be held Saturday–Sunday, 4–5 April 2020 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

The invited speaker for the workshop is Dr. Jacee Cho, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Her remarks are titled “What is unique about second language acquisition?”

Accordingly, this year’s workshop particularly encourages submissions on second language acquisition, with a special emphasis on syntax and semantics. However, submissions are welcome in any field of descriptive, applied, or theoretical linguistics.

Abstracts should be at most one page, with 1-inch margins and 12-point Times New Roman font. A second page may be included for references and/or data. Abstracts should not include the author's name or affiliation. Abstracts should be submitted online via EasyAbs:

The deadline for submission is 31 January 2020. You will be notified of the status of your submission by 15 February 2020.

Please contact one of the workshop co-organizers with any questions or concerns:

Jonathan Jibson

Lynn Zhang

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