AFLA-XIV, Call for Papers (Correction)

Joseph Sabbagh, Dr joseph.sabbagh at MAIL.MCGILL.CA
Thu Sep 7 02:55:14 UTC 2006

Please note the correction regarding the email address for abstract submissions, which differs from the original call:

AFLA XIV Call for papers

We are pleased to announce that the Department of Linguistics at McGill University (Montréal, Québec, Canada) will host AFLA XIV, the 14th annual meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association on 4-6 May 2007.  

Abstracts are invited for 30 minute talks (20 minute presentations + 10 minute question-and-answer period) on any aspect of formal linguistics (e.g. language acquisition, morphology, phonology, phonetics, semantics, syntax) of any Austronesian language. Applicants are limited to only one singly-authored and one jointly-authored abstract. Abstracts relating to this year's main themes are particularly encouraged, although abstracts on other topics will also be considered.  This year’s main themes are:

-	Dialectal Variation
-	Typology
-	Formosan Languages
-	Acquisition

Abstracts should be anonymous and should not exceed 500 words (with an additional one page for examples, figures, trees, references, etc.) and should be typed on pages with a one inch margin on each side and in at least 12 pt. Times New Roman font.  All abstracts are to be submitted in .pdf.  Any non-standard fonts should be embedded in the .pdf document.  Please include the word count and indicate whether your abstract involves Dialectal Variation, Typology, Formosan Languages, Acquisition and/or Other (Morphology, Phonology, Syntax, etc.) at the bottom of the first page of the abstract.  

Abstracts are to be submitted online, beginning September 14, 2006, on the AFLA XIV website listed below.  Please follow the “Abstracts Submission” link and follow the instructions there.  Only abstracts uploaded before the final deadline at the conference website and only those following the guidelines specified above will be accepted.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  23:59 EST (GMT -05:00) on September 30, 2006
Notification of acceptance:  October 20, 2006

If your abstract is selected for the conference, please send a copy of your abstract in .doc format to aflaxiv.2007 at for inclusion in the abstract booklet.

For further information, please consult the AFLA XIV website:	
If you have any questions, kindly contact the organisers at:  
	aflaxiv.2007 at

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