USC Undergraduate Conference in Linguistics
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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: firstname.lastname@example.org, and should be received by August 1, 2012. Notification of acceptance will be sent out by August 15.
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.