USC Undergraduate Conference in Linguistics: Call for Papers
The University of Southern California, Los Angeles, will host its first Undergraduate Conference in Linguistics on Friday/Saturday October 12-13, 2012.
Undergraduate students are invited to submit a one page abstract-outline of a possible 20-minute presentation at the conference, on any topic relating to the study of linguistics, including, but not limited to the sub-fields of syntax, semantics, phonetics, phonology, morphology, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, language acquisition and historical linguistics.
Abstracts should be submitted by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, and should be received by August 1st, 2012. Notification of acceptance will be sent out by August 15th.
- Hilda Koopman (UCLA) – Introduction to the Syntactic Structure of the World’s Languages database
- Khalil Iskarous (USC) – Experimental Phonetics
- Elsi Kaiser (USC) – Psycholinguistics
Plus: Special report from USC undergraduates on a field trip to document two endangered Austronesian languages in the mountains of Taiwan, summer 2012.
The USC Department of Linguistics intends to publish a special volume of the papers presented at the conference.
Further information about the conference will be posted at: https://sites.google.com/site/uscugcil/home