Call for papers: IX Encuentro Internacional de Linguistica en el Noroeste

Lili án Guerrero lguerrero at
Tue Feb 21 00:03:08 UTC 2006

Second Call for Papers
The “IX  Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste” will take place at the Universidad de Sonora, in Hermosillo, Sonora, México, November 15, 16 y 17, 2006.

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid                 El Colegio de México 
MARIANNE MITHUN                                CARMEN SILVA-CORVALÁN       
University of Califonia, Santa Barbara                      University of Southern California
Papers in all the areas of Linguistics (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax,
semantics, discourse, lexicography, language acquisition, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, etc.) will be considered.  Speakers may propose particular sessions; please, contact the Committee during the reception of the abstracts.
Submission Guidelines:
Deadline for abstract submission: May 1, 2006
1. Abstract must be anonymous and can be presented in Spanish and English.
2. Submissions are limited to 1 individual and one joint abstract per author. 
3. Particular sessions will be accepted if they include a minimum of three speakers and a maximum of eight.
4. Abstracts must be submitted electronically as an e-mail attachment in Word  or RTF format.
5. Abstracts may not exceed 500 words, single space, 12 points Garamond. 
6. The abstract must contain the following information:
a) Title of the paper
b) Description of the topic to be analized
c) Mention of the goals and/or arguments that will be presented
d) Examples
e) No more than five references 
7. On a separate page (body message), provide the following information:
Title of the paper
Name(s) of the author(s)
Linguistic subfields (2-3 areas)
Academic status (faculty/grad student/undergrad student)
Institutional and personal address 
Audio-visual and/or electronic devices needed 
8. Abstracts and personal information must be emailed to: encuentro at
9. If  the abstract include any special fonts, please specify them or send a hard copy of your abstract to the Fax number: 00-52-(662)-212-55-29
Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent by August 15, 2006.
$85 dlls. Faculty and other (non-students)
$50 dlls. PhD students
$10 dlls. Other students 
For updates, questions, and hotel information, please check our webpage:, or contact the committee members at encuentro at


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