USC Undergraduate Conference in Linguistics
October 12, 2012
KAP 156



The registration site is now open.

Cost: FREE

Call for Papers

The University of Southern California, Los Angeles, will host its first Undergraduate Conference in Linguistics on Friday/Saturday October 12, 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:, and should be received by August 1, 2012.  Notification of acceptance will be sent out by August 15. 


Guest speakers:

Hilda Koopman (UCLA) – Introduction to the Syntactic Structure of the World's Languages database

Khalil Iskarous (USC) – Experimental Phonetics

Elsi Kaiser (USC) – Psycholinguistics

Plus: a special report from USC undergraduates on a field trip to Taiwan to document two endangered Austronesian languages, summer 2012.


The USC Department of Linguistics intends to publish a special volume of the papers presented at the conference.

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