27.5149, Calls: Anthro Ling, Applied Ling, Cog Sci, Gen Ling/UK

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Subject: 27.5149, Calls: Anthro Ling, Applied Ling, Cog Sci, Gen Ling/UK

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Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:19:19
From: Jaroslaw Jozefowski [jjjozefowski1 at sheffield.ac.uk]
Subject: 4th Sheffield Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics

Full Title: 4th Sheffield Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics 
Short Title: ShefLingPGC 

Date: 23-Mar-2017 - 24-Mar-2017
Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom 
Contact Person: Winnie Smith
Meeting Email: sheflingpgc at sheffield.ac.uk
Web Site: https://sheflingpgc.wordpress.com/ 

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; General Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 31-Dec-2016 

Meeting Description:

4th ShefLing PGC (Sheffield Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics) will take
place at The University of Sheffield on 23-24 March 2017.

ShefLingPGC is a friendly international postgrad & early careers research
conference featuring both theoretical and applied perspectives. All sub-fields
and languages welcome.

ShefLing PGC's friendly atmosphere, helpful comments from peers and fair
abstract review process make it a perfect environment for first-time speakers.

Keynote Speakers:

Prof Elena Lieven (Manchester)
Dr Christopher Hart (Lancaster)
Dr Danielle Matthews (Sheffield)

2nd Call for Papers:

Postgraduate students and early career researchers are warmly invited to
submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations for the 4th Sheffield
Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics (ShefLing PGC). Submissions are welcome
from all areas of linguistics and language research, e.g. corpus linguistics,
diachronic linguistics, first and second language acquisition, language
policy, language teaching, psycholinguistics, and sociolinguistics. In
particular, we encourage first-time speakers to join us at this inclusive and
friendly postgrad conference.

Key Dates:

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 December 2016
Notification of acceptance: 15 January 2017
Registration opens: 01 January 2017
Registration closes: 16 February 2017

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

Please submit your abstract via the following form:
https://goo.gl/forms/pxWAT29VocXU3VAy1 .

The abstract must not exceed 300 words (excluding references). Please format
the citations and references in your abstract in accordance with the APA
referencing system (more information on the APA style can be found here:

Presentation Guidelines:

Speakers will be allotted 20 minutes for the presentation, followed by ten
minutes for questions. The conference includes a dedicated poster session. The
language of the conference is English.

Further Information:

For the most up-to-date information about the event and details about previous
editions of ShefLingPGC, follow us on Twitter @ShefLingPGC, find us on
Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Sheffield.Linguistics.PGC) or visit our
website (http://sheflingpgc.wordpress.com). 

Please email queries to: sheflingpgc at sheffield.ac.uk 

Here are a few links on how to write abstracts in linguistics:

Model Abstracts from the Linguistic Society of America:
Maggie Tallerman's guide on writing linguistics abstracts:


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