LINGUIST List 32.2513

Thu Jul 29 2021

Calls: Applied Ling, Gen Ling/Australia and Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 29-Jul-2021
From: James Walker <>
Subject: Australian Linguistic Society 2021
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Full Title: Australian Linguistic Society 2021
Short Title: ALS2021

Date: 07-Dec-2021 - 09-Dec-2021
Location: Melbourne (Hybrid), Australia
Contact Person: James Walker
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 27-Aug-2021

Meeting Description:

The annual meeting of the Australian Linguistic Society will take place in hybrid format at La Trobe University (Melbourne), 7-9 December 2021.

Call for Papers:

We invite submissions from all fields of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics for presentations in the general sessions (20 minutes plus 5 minutes for questions), for posters, and for presentations within an organised session (descriptions provided at We strongly encourage a poster submission if your dataset lends itself well to graphical presentation, in-depth personal discussion.

Abstract Submissions:
All abstract submissions are due by Friday 27 August. Abstracts for the regular talks and poster presentations will be anonymously reviewed by the ALS Program Committee. Acceptances will be notified by mid-September.

Each abstract must be a maximum of one A4 page of text, including title. The abstract may also include one additional A4 page of examples, figures, tables and references. Each abstract should be a single file in Word (*.doc, *.docx) or PDF (*.pdf), in Times New Roman 12-point font, with 2 cm on all margins. On the additional page, 10-point font may be used. The abstract must be anonymous and should not include any author names or affiliations.

Each abstract should be submitted online via the ALS2021 EasyChair website (if you do not have an EasyChair account, you will have to create one):

As part of the EasyChair online submission form, you will be asked to supply author name(s) and affiliation(s), presentation title, keywords and topics, your preferred presentation type (oral or poster presentation) and mode of delivery (online or in-person) and which organised session, if any, you would like to present within. You will also need to upload your abstract as an anonymous Word or PDF file.

Abstract Review Criteria:
Each abstract will receive a general overall evaluation. The program committee will also consider the degree to which each abstract:
- situates the study within its research context and demonstrates a clear theoretical, methodological and/or practical contribution to the field;
- coherently articulates its topic and objectives;
- outlines the data being analysed and how it will be analysed; and
- is of potential interest to an ALS audience.

Further Information:
For further information and updates please see the ALS website or send an email to the ALS2021 Conference team:

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