Southwestern Region Submissions

Call for Papers

Language & Linguistics Student Conference
Saturday, November 12, 2011
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond, Oklahoma

Conference Date: Saturday, November 12, 2011
Submission Deadline: Monday, September 12, 2011
Acceptance Notification: On or before Monday, September 26, 2011
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 10, 2011

150 Word Abstracts are invited from undergraduate and graduate students for 15-minute presentations including, but not limited to, relationships between and among language, linguistics, and their many applications:

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
applications in pedagogy
applications in rhetoric, the arts, literature, and the humanities
applications in academic, cultural, and sociological constructs

Students whose abstracts are accepted will receive with their paid registration a ticket to the conference luncheon, an event t-shirt and tote bag, and access to all conference events, including the keynote address.

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 who are enrolled in at least three credit hours at an accredited college or university or must have graduated with a degree no earlier than December 2010.

Submissions should consist of a titled abstract of no more than 150 words in MS Word format. Please include at the top of the abstract the title of your presentation but no personal identifying information (such as name or institution); however, please include identifying information in the body of the email message. Submissions should be sent as an attachment to langconf@gmail.com by the deadline of Monday, September 12, 2011. Late submissions are not guaranteed consideration for presentation. Questions regarding abstracts or presentations may be directed to the above address. For more information regarding conference events, please visit our conference website at http://www.libarts.uco.edu/english/linguistics.htm

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