Call for Papers

Review notifications regarding submissions have been sent to corresponding authors.

Abstract submission deadline (extended):Dec. 15 2017, 23:59 GMT
Abstract submission deadline:Dec. 01 2017, 23:59 GMT
Notification of acceptance:Jan. 12 2018
Conference:Jun. 19 - 21 2018

Abstracts should be submitted using the Easychair submission system.

Invited Speakers:
Gillian Ramchand (University of Tromsø, Norway)
Sameer-ud-Dowla Khan (Reed College, Portland).

Submissions (Talks and Posters):
The main conference sessions will involve 30-minute talks (20 min. + 10 min. discussion), and poster presentations. Contributions can focus on results from completed as well as ongoing research. Presentations should describe original, unpublished work.

Submission Specifications:
We invite abstracts for individual presentations, posters as well as workshop proposals. We welcome submissions concerning research on South Asian languages pertaining to one or more of the following topics*:

Phonetics and Phonology
Morphology and Syntax
Semantics and Pragmatics
Descriptive studies
Comparative and typological studies
Cognitive and psycholinguistic studies
Language contact
Historical linguistics and language change
Translation studies
Computational linguistics
Corpus and quantitative linguistic studies
Language endangerment, preservation and documentation
Language learning, acquisition, and teaching
Language policies
Minority languages

* The submissions do not need to be limited to these topics.

All abstracts should be submitted in PDF format via EasyChair.
Abstracts should be no more than one page of text, with an additional page for figures, examples, and references. The abstract should be in 10pt or larger type and include a title. Omit author name(s) and affiliation(s) (including in PDF document properties), and avoid obvious self-reference. The language of the conference is English and all abstracts must be written in English.

Local Organizers:
Miriam Butt
Farhat Jabeen