24.5304, Calls: General Linguistics/USA

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Subject: 24.5304, Calls: General Linguistics/USA

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Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 12:17:23
From: April Grotberg [agrotber at purdue.edu]
Subject: 9th Annual Student Symposium of the Purdue Linguistics Association

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Full Title: 9th Annual Student Symposium of the Purdue Linguistics Association 
Short Title: PLA 

Date: 28-Mar-2014 - 29-Mar-2014
Location: West Lafayette, IN, USA 
Contact Person: April Grotberg
Meeting Email: plasymposium at gmail.com
Web Site: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~pla2006/ 

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 01-Feb-2014 

Meeting Description:

The 2014 PLA Student Symposium endeavors to provide undergraduate, graduate,
and post-doctorate researchers from various linguistic fields an opportunity
to interact with those both inside and outside their respective disciplines.
The symposium general session, which will be held on Friday afternoon and
Saturday morning, spotlights original research by students in various fields
informed by linguistic theory. In addition to the general session, on Saturday
we will also host a special session, the theme of which will be 'Experimental
Methods in Linguistics'. The special session will begin with an address by our
keynote speaker, Dr. Gregory Ward of Northwestern University.

Call for Papers:

Special Session (Saturday afternoon):

We invite submissions for abstracts for 20-minute presentations that contribute to theoretical discussions using experimental approaches. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

- Use of statistical tools and its benefits and challenges
- Perception and production
- Processing and grammar
- Ethical considerations in experimental design
- Transcription, coding, and/or annotation methods
- Experimental methods as applied to field research and/or less-studied languages
- Acceptability judgements in relation to competence and performance
- Online versus laboratory-based data collection methods

General Session (Friday afternoon and Saturday morning):

We invite submissions for abstracts for 20-minute presentations in any area related to linguistics, including, but not limited to: 

- Phonetics 
- Phonology 
- Morphology
- Syntax 
- Semantics 
- Sociolinguistics 
- Pragmatics 
- Psycholinguistics 
- Historical Linguistics 
- Anthropological Linguistics 
- Computational Linguistics 
- Educational Linguistics 
- Language Acquisition 
- Speech and Hearing Sciences 

Formatting Guidelines:

- 500 word maximum 
- 2 page maximum (second page may be used for tables, ļ¬gures, and references) 
- PDF format
- Use your last name and abstract title as the name of your PDF 
- Place the title of your paper at the top of the document
- Do not include your name, institution, or any identifying info in the body of the abstract.

Submission Guidelines:

All undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral students are welcome to submit an abstract. Please submit your anonymous abstract electronically at http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/pla2014 by 11:59pm EST on Saturday, February 1, 2014. 

Questions can be sent to plasymposium at gmail.com. 

Special Note:

After the Symposium, presenters will be invited to submit a manuscript version of their talk for inclusion in a digital proceedings volume. The proceedings will be made available open access through Purdue e-Pubs.

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