Call for abstracts: **Deadline Extended** Workshop on East Asian Languages, UCLA

Kaneyasu, Michiko michikok at
Thu Dec 30 22:11:50 UTC 2010

**Extended Deadline: January 14th, 2011**

The Asian Linguistics Graduate Student Association at the University of California, Los Angeles announces its 17th Workshop on East Asian Languages (WEAL). WEAL 2011 will take place March 18th-19th (Friday-Saturday) at the Royce Hall Conference Room, 314 Royce Hall, UCLA. 

Keynote speakers for the workshop will be:
·         Patricia M. Clancy (University of California, Santa Barbara)
·         Hyo Sang Lee (Indiana University)
·         Yoshiko Matsumoto (Stanford University)
·         Ruey-Jiuan Regina Wu (San Diego State University)

Abstracts are invited for talks on any topic in East Asian linguistics. WEAL is intended to be a data-based and informal workshop for presenting and discussing issues on East Asian languages, including Japanese, Chinese and Korean. Therefore, we would especially welcome presentations on initial results and other issues arising from ongoing projects as well as finished papers. 

Talks will be 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for discussion. Anonymous abstracts should be 350 words or less (excluding examples and/or references), and must be submitted electronically. 
Please indicate your source(s) and type(s) of data in the abstract (e.g. audio/visual recordings, texts, conversational, elicited, narrative, etc.). For co-authored papers, please indicate who plans to present the paper as well as who will be in attendance.

Please limit your abstracts to the following formats: PDF or Microsoft Word document; and use the author’s name as the filename.  Send electronic submissions to: 2011weal at, with the subject line “WEAL 2011: Last name, First name.”  

In the body of the email to which the abstract is attached, please provide the following information: 

(1) Category (formal or functional) and subfield (e.g., discourse, pragmatics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, phonology, syntax, semantics, etc.)
(2) Full title of your paper
(3) Names of authors 
(4) Affiliations
(5) E-mail address for each author
(6) Designation of e-mail address for official communication in the case of joint authorship  
(7) Phone number for each author

Late submissions will not be accepted.

Notification of acceptance will be sent via email by February 4, 2011.

Further details regarding the workshop and registration are available at

If you have any questions regarding the workshop, please contact the workshop organizers via e-mail at 2011weal at

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