27.3634, Calls: General Linguistics/USA

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Subject: 27.3634, Calls: General Linguistics/USA

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Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2016 21:54:05
From: Sarah Landon [slandon at uco.edu]
Subject: Language and Linguistics Student Conference

Full Title: Language and Linguistics Student Conference 

Date: 12-Nov-2016 - 12-Nov-2016
Location: Edmond, Oklahoma, USA 
Contact Person: Amy Carrell
Meeting Email: langconf at gmail.com
Web Site: http://uco.edu/llsc 

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 26-Sep-2016 

Meeting Description:

This conference at the University of Central Oklahoma showcases undergraduate
and graduate research and analysis relating to languages and linguistics, as
well as their relationships and applications.

Registration includes the conference luncheon, t-shirt, tote bag, and access
to all conference events.

2nd Call for Papers:

The Language and Linguistics Student conference is now open for submissions.
Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit abstracts for
individual presentations and organized panels. Individual presentations should
be 12 to 15 minutes. Panel presenters may select a 50- or 65-minute time
block. Presentation topics may include, but are not limited to, relationships
between and among language, linguistics, and their many applications in:

- Natural and artificial languages
- Indigenous languages
- Extinct and endangered languages
- American Sign Language
- Speech pathology and hearing sciences
- Language and cognition
- Theoretical and applied linguistics
- Structural, semantic, or phonological analyses
- Comparative grammars
- Discourse/text analyses
- Rhetoric, the arts, literature, and the humanities
- Academic, pedagogical, cultural, and sociological constructs

Submissions should be sent as an email attachment in MS Word format to
langconf at gmail.com by Monday, September 26, 2016. Late submissions are not
guaranteed consideration for presentation. Please include the title of the
presentation at the top of the abstract without any personal identifying
information; however, please include identifying information in the body of
the email message.

- Individual submissions should consist of a titled abstract of no more than
150 words.

- Panel submissions should be sent as a single document containing the title
of the panel and a description of the panel’s focus of no more than 200 words.
If appropriate, panelists may submit a 150-word titled abstract along with the
panel submission.

Presentations may be readings or visual presentations, such as PowerPoint or
handouts. Please note: All PowerPoint presentations must be PC compatible. No
poster presentations will be accepted. Authors must currently be undergraduate
or graduate students enrolled in at least three credit hours at an accredited
college or university or must have graduated with a degree no earlier than
December 2015.

Presenters will be eligible to submit a written copy of their conference
presentations for publication of the conference proceedings in the winter
issue of the ScissorTale Review, the University of Central Oklahoma’s
Department of English online journal of student work. For more on ScissorTale,
see http://www.uco.edu/la/english/newplainsreview/scissortale-review.
Instructions for submission and further details will be provided at the

Questions regarding abstracts or presentations may be directed to
langconf at gmail.com. For more information regarding conference events, please
visit our conference website at http://www.uco.edu/llsc.


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