LINGUIST List 32.2931

Wed Sep 15 2021

Calls: General Linguistics/USA (Online)

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 12-Sep-2021
From: May Chan <>
Subject: 46th Penn Linguistics Conference
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Full Title: 46th Penn Linguistics Conference
Short Title: PLC 46

Date: 18-Mar-2022 - 20-Mar-2022
Location: Philadelphia / Online, USA
Contact Person: May Chan
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Nov-2021

Meeting Description:

The Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC) is an annual conference in general linguistics. It aims to bring together researchers from different subfields, and is open to submissions from faculty, students, and independent researchers. PLC 46 will be held virtually, allowing linguists from all around the world to participate. In addition to discussing their papers at the conference, accepted authors will have the chance to publish their work in the conference proceedings. PLC 46 will feature a special session devoted to the presentation of undergraduate research. Undergraduate students are warmly encouraged to submit an abstract showcasing their research in any subfield of linguistics and related disciplines.

Call for Papers:

We welcome papers in linguistics and associated fields on any topic and in any approach. Session topics in recent years have included - but are not limited to - phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, and pragmatics. We encourage abstracts on both spoken and signed languages. Speakers will have twenty minutes for each presentation, followed by five minutes for discussion and questions. The conference will also include a virtual poster session. Abstracts should indicate whether they are being submitted for consideration as a talk, poster, or both.

Length: Please limit abstracts to two single-spaced pages in 12pt font, including examples, figures, and references. Examples and figures may be interspersed with text. Abstracts should be anonymized: please do not include your name or affiliation within the abstract.

Format: To facilitate the review process, please submit your abstract as a .pdf file.

Please submit papers at by November 1, 2021. For full instructions, please see the conference website.

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