26.1835, Calls: Sino-Tibetan, General Linguistics/USA

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Subject: 26.1835, Calls: Sino-Tibetan, General Linguistics/USA

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Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2015 17:43:40
From: Chris Donlay [cdonlay at umail.ucsb.edu]
Subject: 48th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics

Full Title: 48th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics 
Short Title: ICSTLL48 

Date: 21-Aug-2015 - 22-Aug-2015
Location: Santa Barbara, CA, USA 
Contact Person: Chris Donlay
Meeting Email: icstll48 at yahoo.com
Web Site: http://www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/icstll 

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics 

Language Family(ies): Sino-Tibetan 

Call Deadline: 01-May-2015 

Meeting Description:

The 48th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics features the latest linguistic research on Sino-Tibetan and other area languages.

Pre-Meeting Workshops

Thursday, August 20

- How Grammars Encode Space in Tibeto-Burman
- Preserving Cultural Heritage in Ethnic Tibetan Communities in China


On-Campus Housing will be available to conference participants, who will be housed in the Manzanita Village Residence Hall. This lovely facility is directly adjacent to Loma Pelona, the conference hall, and is a short walk to the beach. Single- and double-occupancy rooms are available; each floor has multiple single-person bathrooms with locking doors. Click the link below for more information on amenities.


Housing in the residence halls includes a full meal package, with breakfast, lunch, and dinner available in our state-of-the-art dining halls, which feature a wide variety of healthy foods, with an emphasis on locally sourced and organic ingredients.

Full information on housing will be available on the conference website on May 1st. Costs will range from $338 to $561, depending on the number of nights and single versus double accommodation.

Off-Campus Housing is also available, but at increased cost and without a meal plan. Hotels close to UC Santa Barbara include the following:

The Bacara Resort and Spa
The Goodland Kimpton
Courtyard by Marriott 
Best Western South Coast Inn
Pacifica Suites

In addition, there is a wide range of hotels in the city of Santa Barbara, which is located approximately a twenty minute drive to the south. Please note that we are unable to provide transportation to the campus from local hotels; however, some hotels offer a shuttle service. We recommend that reservations be made early, as late summer is the peak of the tourist season, so hotels will fill up quickly.


Registration will open May 1st; links to register will be available on the conference website.

Early Registration  (paid prior to July 15th 2015):

Students	$100
Regular	$175	
Late Registration (paid after July 15th 2015):

Students	$125
Regular	$225

2nd Call for Papers:

We invite submission of abstracts for presentations covering all aspects of linguistic research on Sino-Tibetan and other area languages. Papers may treat issues in any subfield of linguistics, they may present field reports, or they may involve research in allied fields, such as linguistic anthropology or prehistory. Papers will be allotted twenty minutes for presentation followed by ten minutes for questions and discussion. Papers should be presented in English.

Abstracts should conform to the following guidelines:

- No longer than 350 words
- Written in English
- Should not include the name and affiliation of the presenter
- Should be sent as an email attachment  (MS Word compatible or PDF) to icstll48 at yahoo.com.
- Deadline: May 1, 2015

Important Dates

May 1:  Deadline for Abstract Submission
May 20:  Notification of Acceptance
July 15:  Deadline for Registration at Discounted Rate 
August 5:  Deadline for Cancellation of Housing/Registration Without Fees
August 14: Deadline to Reserve On-Campus Housing

Please address inquiries to: icstll48 at yahoo.com.

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