LINGUIST List 31.1643

Fri May 15 2020

Calls: Gen Ling/Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <laurenlinguistlist.org>



Date: 15-May-2020
From: Susana de los Heros <sherosuri.edu>
Subject: 49th VIRTUAL ANNUAL MEETING OF THE LINGUISTIC ASSOCIATION OF THE SOUTHWEST, 2020
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Full Title: 49th VIRTUAL ANNUAL MEETING OF THE LINGUISTIC ASSOCIATION OF THE SOUTHWEST, 2020
Short Title: LASSO

Date: 24-Sep-2020 - 26-Sep-2020
Location: Virtual, USA
Contact Person: Susana de los Heros
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://lassoling.org/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jun-2020

Meeting Description:

LASSO (The Linguistic Association of the Southwest) 49th Annual Meeting to be held virtually on September 24- 26, 2020. We welcome papers in all areas of linguistics.

Keynote speaker: Jonathan Rosa, Stanford University
Presidential Address: Rey Romero, University of Houston

Call for Papers:

LASSO, the Linguistic Association of the Southwest, invites abstract submission for papers, and group panels for its 49th Annual Meeting to be held virtually on September 24- 26, 2020. We welcome papers in all areas of linguistics including, but not limited to applied linguistics, linguistic variation, languages in contact, language policy and planning, language attitudes and ideologies, syntax, phonetics and phonology, indigenous languages, etc. This year we especially encourage papers addressing any of the following topics: language and racialization, language and social justice, and Spanish and the Latinx community.
Submissions by graduate students and junior faculty are especially welcome. Graduate students who present their work at the conference are eligible for the Helmut Esau Prize, which includes a $400 award.

Presentation format:
Presentation time for papers will be 20 minutes plus 10 minutes for discussion. Abstracts may be in English, or Spanish. Presentations should be given in the same language as the abstract. Only one abstract as single author and a second as co-author will be accepted from any one individual.
Proposals for complete panels with multiple speakers must fit within the 90 minutes time frame of the conference presentations.

Submission Guidelines:
- Abstracts can be submitted through EasyAbs from February 15, 2020 to June 15, 2020.
- Papers may be delivered in English, or Spanish.
- Abstracts should be single-spaced in 12-point Times New Roman font not to exceed 500 words.
- Abstracts need to include the title of the paper and must clearly present a specific thesis statement and include a description of the topic, the approach, and conclusions.
- To preserve anonymity during the review process, authors should not include their names, academic affiliation, email address or any other identifier or reveal their identity anywhere in the abstract. This information will be completed in a separate form prior to submission in Easy Abs (https://linguistlist.org/confservices/EasyAbs/customabssub.cfm?emeetingid=5502JA44587E465840A050441)
- Include the title of the paper, area of research, author names, academic affiliations, and e-mail addresses in the form within the abstract submission system.
- Abstracts can be submitted through EasyAbs from February 15, 2020 to June 15, 2020.
- Submissions need to be on pdf format.
- Authors will receive a reply notifying them that their abstracts are under consideration. If such notification has not been received within one week, it should be re-sent. We also recommend that you contact the Program Chair: Susana de los Heros (sherosuri.edu).
- Notifications of acceptance/rejection will be sent in mid-July.
- Authors may submit up to two abstracts, an individual and a joint one.

LASSO MEMBERSHIP:
An individual must be a current LASSO member and be listed in the conference program member in order to present a paper. You may pay your dues online at: http://lassoling.org/dues_payment.html or fill out a membership form available at: http://lassoling.org/membership_renewal_form.pdf at the same time you register for the conference online. Membership includes a subscription to the International Journal of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest.

EXCEPTION: High School teachers who wish to attend, and not present a paper, only need to pay the reduced conference dues, i.e. $35.




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