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Feb 032020
 

PRIX DU CHERCHER OU DE LA CHERCHEUSE EN DÉBUT DE CARRIÈRE

Le prix du chercheur ou de la chercheuse en début de carrière est décerné à une personne en début de carrière qui a contribué de manière remarquable à la linguistique en tant que science.

Le lauréat ou la lauréate recevra le prix à l’assemblée générale annuelle qui a lieu lors du congrès annuel de l’association.

Admissibilité

Les candidats doivent :

  • occuper un poste académique reconnu dans un établissement postsecondaire canadien ou faire preuve d’un autre statut professionnel équivalent
  • être membre en règle de l’association canadienne de linguistique
  • avoir terminé un programme en linguistique ou autre domaine étroitement lié au cours des 10 années précédant la date limite du concours (cette période n’inclut pas les congés autorisés comme congé parental ou congé de maladie).

Fréquence

Selon les dossiers présentés. Un individu ne peut recevoir ce prix qu’une seule fois, mais le même récipiendaire est tout de même admissible au Prix national d’excellence par la suite.

Critères

Le processus de sélection des lauréats tient compte d’un ou de plusieurs des critères suivants :

  • contribution substantielle et remarquable à la recherche en linguistique ou en matière de langue relative au niveau de carrière;
  • sens de l’innovation en recherche et en diffusion des résultats;
  • influence significative sur les pratiques, les politiques et la communauté en général.

Contenu du dossier de candidature

  1. Une lettre de nomination d’au plus quatre pages, qui présente l’importance de la contribution du candidat ou de la candidate en ce qui a trait aux critères suivants :
    • innovation et originalité dans les résultats et méthodes de recherche;
    • contribution remarquable à la recherche en linguistique ou en matière de langue correspondant au niveau de carrière;
    • efficacité dans la diffusion et la transmission du savoir;
    • influence significative sur les pratiques, les politiques et la communauté en général;
    • autres contributions pertinentes.
  2. Le curriculum vitae du candidat ou de la candidate incluant la liste de ses publications.

La date limite pour le dépôt des candidatures est le 1 avril 2020. Les dossiers doivent être envoyés, par voie électronique à Diane Massam, présidente du comité de sélection (diane.massam@utoronto.ca).

THE CANADIAN LINGUISTIC ASSOCIATION EARLY CAREER RESEARCHER AWARD

The Early Career Researcher Award is presented to an individual early in their career who has made outstanding and original contributions to the field of linguistics.

The award laureate will be awarded the prize at the Annual General Meeting held each year during the annual meeting of the Association.

Eligibility

Nominees must:

  • hold a recognized academic appointment at a Canadian post-secondary institution or demonstrate equivalent other professional standing.
  • be a member of the CLA in good standing.
  • have completed their most recent program of study in Linguistics or a closely related field not more than 10 years prior to the competition deadline (exclusive of any documented leave such as parental or sick leave).

Frequency

As nominations warrant. No individual may be awarded this prize more than once; however, recipients are still eligible for the National Excellence award at a later date.

Criteria

One or more of the following criteria will be used in the selection of the award winners:

  • substantial and distinguished contributions to linguistic or language research relative to career level;
  • innovation in research and dissemination;
  • impact on practice, policy, and the broader community.

Nomination Package

  1. Letter of nomination. The letter (maximum 4 pages) should outline the significance, benefits or impact of the nominee’s achievements as they relate to one or more of these categories:
    • Innovation and originality in research outcomes or methods;
    • Distinguished contributions to linguistic or language research relative to career stage;
    • effectiveness in communication and knowledge translation;
    • impact on practice, policy, and the broader community;
    • other appropriate contributions. 

  2. The nominee’s curriculum vitae, including a list of their publications.

The deadline for nominations is 1 April 2020. Nominations should be sent electronically to Diane Massam, Selection Committee Chair at (diane.massam@utoronto.ca).

Jan 242020
 

The Department of Linguistics, in the College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of General and Applied Linguistics with a primary specialization in Indigenous languages of the Americas, language revitalization and documentation commencing July 1, 2020.

The successful candidate must have a PhD or expected date of defense in 2020 (at the time of the appointment) in Linguistics or Applied Linguistics with demonstrated research and teaching experience related to Indigenous language revitalization, description, and documentation or archiving. Indigenous community engagement with a research focus on an Indigenous language are also required. Fluency in an Indigenous language of the Americas would be an asset. The candidate must also demonstrate excellence in teaching and a record of peer-reviewed academic publications.

The College of Arts and Science offers a dynamic combination of programs in the humanities, fine arts, social sciences, and natural sciences. There are over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the College, and 312 faculty members, including seven Canada Research Chairs. The College emphasizes student and faculty research, interdisciplinary programs, community outreach, and international opportunities.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 25,000.

Responsibilities:

The prospective candidate is expected to contribute to the growth of a vibrant and successful Linguistics department at the University of Saskatchewan by participating in course and program development with an Indigenous focus. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Linguistics, performing administrative service, maintaining an active research agenda, engaging in public service, attracting and supervising graduate students, and applying for external funding.

Salary bands: Assistant Professor: $96,301 TO 115,723; Associate Professor: $115,723 to $135,145; Full Professor: $135,145 to $157,804. Appointment is expected to be at the Assistant Professor rank.

This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long-term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Application materials to be submitted via email:

  • cover letter;
  • detailed curriculum vitae;
  • minimum of three letters or reference;
  • list and or description of courses they have taken;
  • copy of PhD degree or a statement of status in the program by the supervisor;
  • research statement (no more than 5 pages including references);
  • teaching portfolio including a teaching philosophy (no more than two pages),
    teaching evaluations if applicable;
  • any supporting documents.

Please submit materials to:

Professor Olga Lovick
Department of Linguistics
Arts 924, 9 Campus Drive
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A5

Telephone: (306) 966-1156
Email: linguistics.department@usask.ca

Application deadline along with all supporting documents is March 22, 2020; however applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.

The anticipated start date is July 1, 2020.

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Dec 312019
 

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Ottawa is pleased to announce a call for papers for the Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto Phonology/Phonetics Workshop (MOT). The workshop will take place March 27-29, 2020.

Abstracts are invited on any topic related to phonetics, phonology, their interfaces with each other, or their interfaces with the morpho-syntax.

Please submit anonymous abstracts in PDF format with the words “MOT 2020” in the subject line to mot2020conference@gmail.com. Abstracts are not to exceed 1 page, including data and references, with 1-inch margins and 11 point font. Please submit abstracts by Monday, February 3, 2020 by 11:59pm EST. Abstracts will be reviewed internally, with results expected within two weeks of submission. Abstracts and talks may be in either English or French.

Logistical details about the workshop will follow in due course. Please address any questions to Marc Brunelle and Kevin McMullin (mot2020conference@gmail.com).

C’est avec plaisir que le département de linguistique à l’Université d’Ottawa lance un appel de propositions pour l’atelier de phonologie/phonetique MOT (Montréal-Ottawa-Toronto). L’atelier aura lieu du 27 au 29 mars 2020.

Nous vous invitons à soumettre des résumés portant sur tout sujet en phonétique, phonologie, morphologie, ou concernant leurs interfaces. Les résumés doivent être soumis par courriel en format PDF, avec les mots «MOT 2020» dans le titre du message, à mot2020conference@gmail.com. Les résumés ne doivent pas dépasser 1 page, y compris les références et les exemples, avec des marges de 1 pouce et une taille de caractère d’au moins 11pt. La date limite pour soumettre un résumé est le lundi 3 février 2020 à 23h59 HNE. Les résumés seront évalués à uOttawa. L’annonce des résultats sera faite deux semaines après la date limite. Les résumés et les conférences peuvent être en français ou en anglais.

Les détails logistiques sur MOT vous parviendront plus tard. Veuillez vous adresser à Marc Brunelle et Kevin McMullin (mot2020conference@gmail.com) si vous avez des questions.

Dec 102019
 
Level:
PhD / MA
Institution/Organization:
University of Alberta
Duties:
Research
Specialty Areas:
Morphology; Phonetics; Computational Linguistics; Language Documentation; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Indigenous Languages; Language Revitalization
Description:

The Alberta Language Technology Lab (ALTLab) at the Department of Linguistics, University of Alberta is offering two graduate student positions at the PhD (4 years) or MA (2 years) level in its graduate program, to start September 2020 under the research project: 21st Century Tools for Indigenous Languages, funded by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Grant in 2019 – 2026, see: http://altlab.artsrn.ualberta.ca/21c.

Our Partnership is hosted by ALTLab and led by Dr. Antti Arppe. We develop language technological models, tools, and resources for Indigenous languages in Canada, starting with Plains Cree (Algonquian) and Tsuut’ina (Dene), and plan to continue and expand work with other languages. These resources include: intelligent electronic dictionaries, linguistically analyzed collections of spoken and written texts, spell-checkers, language learning and practice tools, and word form analyzers and generators, created in collaboration with Indigenous communities to facilitate and support the use of their languages in all spheres of life by community members.

Duties and responsibilities:
Beside studies in the Department’s graduate program, the graduate student will be expected to:

  • support the development or maintenance of current or future projects within ALTLab for our Partner communities
  • conduct research that falls under ALTLab research topics on the languages of our Partners and/or another Indigenous language (see past publications and list of potential research topics on our website)
Requirements:
Preferred Qualities:
  • experience in and knowledge of the phonetics/phonology and/or morphosyntax of Indigenous languages (North American Indigenous languages, in particular Plains Cree or other Algonquian language)
  • experience in computational linguistics and natural language processing (e.g. finite-state transducers, speech technology)
  • interest or experience in language documentation, language revitalization, language learning
We offer:
  • an opportunity to personally contribute to the practical retention of linguistic diversity
  • opportunities for well-rounded, comprehensive training in empirical research methods in field linguistics, psycholinguistics and corpus linguistics as well as in language technology
  • a chance to participate in an international SSHRC funded Partnership involving collaboration with partner organizations world-wide in the development of language technology and research on Indigenous languages
How to apply:
To apply, send by email to 21ct4il@gmail.ca (attn: Dr. Antti Arppe, ref: PhD 2020):

  • a brief statement of research interests and relevant background
  • curriculum vitae (including possible publications and presentations)
  • university transcripts
  • at least two confidential academic letters of reference delivered directly to Dr. Arppe (arppe@ualberta.ca) by the referees

We will start considering applications in late-December 2019. The positions are open until filled, but we urge applications to be submitted by Friday Jan 3, 2020, so as to meet the Linguistics departmental regular graduate application deadline on Friday, Jan 10, 2020. These positions are for a start in September 2020.

For further information, please consult the ALTLab website: https://altlab.artsrn.ualberta.ca/call-for-phd-student-applications-deadline-january-3rd-2020/ or contact us (21ct4il@gmail.com).

Applications Deadline:
03-Jan-2020
Mailing Address for Applications:
Attn: Dr. Antti Arppe
2-40 Assiniboia Hall
Department of Linguistics, University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E7
Canada
Contact Information:
Partnership office 21ct4il@gmail.com
Dec 102019
 

Applications are invited for a full-time postdoctoral position in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Alberta. The postdoctoral fellow will work in the Prosody Lab and the Centre for Comparative Psycholinguistics with Drs. Anja Arnhold and Juhani Järvikivi on projects relating to the prosodic marking of focus in Canadian English and the role of prosody in referential processing. Primary duties include active engagement in research and the research community, conceptualizing, designing, and conducting research projects, preparing findings for publication and oral presentation, laboratory management, and working with graduate and undergraduate students in the two labs. Candidates need not be Canadian Citizens to apply. The salary for this position will be $40,000 CAD a year, plus $3000 a year for research related costs, and supplemental health benefits, in keeping with university postdoctoral fellowship guidelines. The desired start date is April 1, 2020, at the latest. The position is for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second year.

The Prosody Lab is a recently-established and fully-equipped space for conducting experimental studies on the production and perception of spoken language. The lab itself houses a large sound-attenuated booth that contains a station for classical one-participant set-ups, as well allowing to record conversations of several speakers seated comfortably around a table. Lab members also have access to research facilities of other labs at the department or operated by the Faculty of Arts, including further recording booths and classroom-sized computer labs for perception studies.

The Centre for Comparative Psycholinguistics is a major venue of experimental research in language processing in North America and a lively research environment that attracts undergraduate and graduate students and senior staff across faculties and disciplines. The CCP research facilities include a line of SR Research Eyelink eye trackers (including 2 brand new Portable Duo trackers), mobile eye tracking glasses, and a Biosemi EEG. In addition to the local facilities and contacts, the Postdoctoral fellow will benefit from and participate in the Annual Spring Training in Experimental Psycholinguistics as well as training and training events organized within the SSHRC Partnered Training Initiative Words in the World.

Qualifications:

  • Completed PhD (within past 5 years and before the start date) in Linguistics, Cognitive Science, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in prosody research within the autosegmental-metrical framework, experimental design, and relevant statistical methods.
  • Experience and skills with ToBI-annotation, R statistical language, and advanced statistics (e.g., LMMs, GAMMs, other regression techniques) are desirable.
  • Experience with any of the following: annotation of information structure, eye-tracking methods, EEG/ERPs, language processing, and/or individual differences would be a plus.

To Apply: Applications should include a Cover letter, CV, a brief (max. 2 pages) statement of interest, one representative recent publication, and the names and contact details of three referees. Applications should be sent as a single pdf file via e-mail to Drs. Anja Arnhold and Juhani Järvikivi with the subject “Prosody Postdoc”.

Contact Names: Dr. Anja Arnhold, Dr. Juhani Järvikivi
Application emails: arnhold@ualberta.ca, jarvikivi@ualberta.ca

Closing date:

Application review will begin on February 1, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.

Dec 102019
 

AU DÉPARTEMENT DE LINGUISTIQUE
POSTE DE PROFESSEURE, PROFESSEUR
EN ACQUISITION DE LA LANGUE PREMIÈRE

L’UQAM recherche des candidates et candidats qualifiés afin de renouveler son corps professoral et assurer un développement de qualité dans tous les domaines d’activités.

SOMMAIRE DE LA FONCTION :

  • Enseignement de l’acquisition de la langue première
  • Encadrement d’étudiants aux deuxième et troisième cycles
  • Recherche en acquisition de la langue première et développement du domaine dans le département
  • Participation aux tâches départementales et autres services à la collectivité

EXIGENCES :

  • Doctorat en linguistique
  • Capacité d’enseignement universitaire aux trois cycles en acquisition de la langue première
  • Expérience de recherche et dossier de publications récentes en acquisition de la langue première
  • Capacité d’entreprendre, dès l’entrée en fonction, un programme de recherche en acquisition de la langue première
  • Capacité à s’intégrer à l’équipe départementale
  • Excellente maîtrise du français parlé et écrit

ATOUTS :

  • Capacité de contribuer à l’enseignement et à l’encadrement des étudiants dans un autre domaine de la linguistique
  • Expérience d’enseignement universitaire dans des domaines pertinents

DATE D’ENTRÉE EN FONCTION : 1er JUIN 2020

TRAITEMENT : Selon la convention collective UQAM-SPUQ

L’Université du Québec à Montréal souscrit à un programme d’accès à l’égalité en emploi. De ce fait, elle invite les femmes, les autochtones, les membres des minorités visibles, des minorités ethniques et les personnes en situation de handicap qui répondent aux exigences du poste à soumettre leur candidature. Nous encourageons les personnes qui s’identifient à l’un ou l’autre de ces groupes à remplir le Questionnaire d’identification à la présente adresse et à le joindre à leur dossier de candidature : http://www.rhu.uqam.ca/visiteurs/egalite/QuestionnaireAccesEgalite.pdf
. La priorité sera donnée aux Canadiennes, Canadiens et aux résidentes, résidents permanents.

Les personnes intéressées sont priées de faire parvenir une lettre d’intention, un curriculum vitae en français,
détaillé, daté et signé, un dossier de publications et toute autre information pertinente. Les candidates et les
candidats devront fournir les noms et coordonnées de trois répondants et prieront leurs répondants d’acheminer
directement leur lettre de recommandation au département de linguistique. Tous les dossiers (papier ou électronique)
doivent parvenir AVANT le 15 janvier 2020, 17 H, à :

Madame Lucie Ménard, directrice
Département de linguistique
Université du Québec à Montréal
C.P. 8888, Succursale Centre-Ville
Montréal, Québec H3C 3P8
Téléphone : 514 987-3000, poste 3515

Télécopieur : 514 987-4652
menard.lucie@uqam.ca
Internet : http://linguistique.uqam.ca

Dec 042019
 

L’ART DE LA TRANSFORMATION
Colloque en études francophones de la côte pacifique

Organisé annuellement par trois universités de la côte ouest canadienne (SFU, UBC, UVic), le Colloque en Études francophones de la côte pacifique (CEFCP) s’adresse aux étudiants.tes des cycles supérieurs (maîtrise et doctorat) dans le domaine des études francophones en lien avec l’éducation, les études culturelles, littéraires et linguistiques. Cette manifestation vise le partage et la réflexion collective autour d’enjeux vastes et inclusifs qui interrogent nos savoirs, savoir-faire et savoir-être. Le Colloque en Études francophones de la côte pacifique (CEFCP) est ouvert à la communauté étudiante canadienne et internationale.

Nov 262019
 

APPEL À COMMUNICATIONS


affiche (pdf)

L’Association canadienne de linguistique tiendra son congrès de 2019 lors du Congrès des sciences humaines à l’Université Western, (London, Ontario), du samedi 30 mai au lundi 1 juin 2020. Les membres sont invités à soumettre des propositions de communication (résumés) portant sur tous les domaines de la discipline.

Seuls les membres en règle pour l’année 2020 peuvent soumettre des résumés. Pour devenir membre de l’ACL ou pour vérifier son adhésion, visitez le https://www.cambridge.org/core/membership/claacl.

Des résumés peuvent être soumis selon deux formats : présentation orale (20 minutes plus 10 minutes de questions) ou affiche. Nous encourageons vivement les collègues établi(e)s à soumettre des résumés pour des affiches.

EXIGENCES

  1. Les résumés ne doivent pas dépasser une page (21,6×27,9cm soit 81⁄2×11po) à simple interligne avec une police de caractères 12 points et des marges de 2,54 cm (1 pouce), plus les références.
  2. Une bibliographie complète des textes cités dans le résumé doit également être soumise sur une seconde page.
  3. Les exemples, tableaux et figures doivent être inclus dans la page de résumé.
  4. Les résumés doivent être soumis par voie électronique sous forme de fichier PDF; si votre résumé utilise des symboles phonétiques ou autres caractères spéciaux, veuillez vous assurer que les polices de caractères appropriées sont aussi incluses.
  5. Afin de préserver l’anonymat, les résumés ne doivent pas comporter de références superflues aux publications des auteur(e)s et aucune référence à des organismes subventionnaires de recherche.
  6. Les résumés doivent comprendre :
    • un titre;
    • un énoncé clair et explicite des questions de recherche examinées;
    • un énoncé clair du contexte de la recherche, y compris les références principales;
    • une présentation des principaux arguments, y compris, le cas échéant, les exemples les plus pertinents (dans le cas de recherche en cours, le résumé devrait inclure les résultats préliminaires);
    • des conclusions et une interprétation de leur signification.
  7. Les auteur(e)s sont prié(e)s de s’identifier seulement dans le formulaire de soumission de résumé et de soumettre un résumé anonyme.
  8. On ne peut soumettre qu’un seul résumé comme auteur(e) et un seul comme co-auteur(e), ou bien deux résumés comme co-auteur(e).
  9. Les communications devront être présentées dans la langue utilisée dans le titre du résumé.

SESSION PRINCIPALE

Soumettez les résumés à : https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=aclcla2020.
Date limite : samedi 1 mardi 4 février 2020, 23:59 PST

SESSION SPÉCIALE

Dans le cadre d’une initiative de recherche franco-canadienne une session spéciale portera sur l’apprentissage de la parole en langue seconde, où Paolo Mairano (Université de Lille, Laboratoire STL (Savoirs, Textes, Langage)) et Pauline Welby (Aix-Marseille Université, CNRS, Laboratoire Parole et Langage) seront les conférenciers invités.

Nous invitons des soumissions de résumés pour des présentations à la session spéciale. Les résumés devront être soumis séparément, via https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=l2speechlearning.

SUBVENTIONS DE VOYAGE

L’ACL finance partiellement les dépenses de voyage des étudiant(e)s, des chercheuses et chercheurs aux cycles supérieurs ou au niveau post-doctoral résidant au Canada, ou des chercheuses et chercheurs à statut précaire ou sans emploi et étant membres en règle en date du 30 mai 2020. Plus d’informations à ce propos vous seront acheminées après le Congrès. Si vous avez des questions, n’hésitez pas à contacter le trésorier, Arsalan Kahnemuyipour (tres@cla-acl.ca).

FRAIS DE CONFÉRENCE

En plus des frais d’adhésion à l’ACL, les présentateurs(-trices) doivent acquitter les frais d’inscription au Congrès et les frais de conférence de l’ACL. Veuillez visiter le site https://www.congres2020.ca/.

MEILLEURE COMMUNICATION ET MEILLEURE AFFICHE ÉTUDIANT(E)S

L’ACL accordera un prix pour la meilleure communication et la meilleure affiche conçue et présentée par un(e) ou plusieurs étudiant(e)s. (Une description des critères d’évaluation est disponible à http://cla-acl.ca/prix-etudiants-student-awards/.) Seules les communications étudiantes sont admissibles au concours. Si votre directrice ou directeur de thèse et/ou de laboratoire est inclus(e) en tant que co-auteur(e), vous pourriez soumettre votre proposition de communication sans indiquer son nom et, par la suite, souligner sa contribution pendant la présentation.

CALL FOR PAPERS


poster (pdf)

The Canadian Linguistic Association will hold its 2020 conference as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at Western University (London, Ontario) from Saturday, May 30, to Monday, June 1, 2020. Members are invited to submit abstracts representing all areas of linguistics.

You must be a member of the CLA when you submit to the conference. To become a member of the CLA or to check your membership status, visit https://www.cambridge.org/core/membership/claacl.

Abstracts may be submitted in two categories: oral presentation (20 minutes plus 10 minutes for questions) or poster presentation. We strongly encourage established scholars to submit their abstracts for posters.

ABSTRACT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Abstracts may be no longer than one (1) page, (21.6×27.9cm, 81⁄2×11in.), single-spaced in 12-point font with 1-inch (2.54 cm) margins, excluding references.
  2. A complete list of references cited in the abstract must also be submitted on a second page.
  3. Examples, figures, and tables must be included on the first page.
  4. Abstracts must be in PDF format; if you use phonetic transcriptions or any other special symbols, ensure
    that necessary fonts are embedded.

  5. To help ensure anonymity, abstracts should not contain excessive references to the authors’ publications and
    should not contain acknowledgements to granting agencies.

  6. Abstracts should contain:
    • a title
    • a clear and explicit statement of the research question
    • a clear statement of the research context, including key references
    • an indication of the main arguments involved, including key examples, if applicable (for research in
      progress, pilot results must be included)

    • a statement of the conclusions reached and an assessment of their significance
  7. Authors should identify themselves only on the abstract submission form—abstracts must be anonymous.
  8. Members are limited to one individual and one joint abstract submission, or two joint submissions.
  9. Papers must be presented in the language used in the title of the abstract.

MAIN SESSION

Submission URL: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=aclcla2020
Deadline: Saturday 1st Tuesday 4th February 2020, 23:59 PST

SPECIAL SESSION

As part of a French–Canadian research initiative, there will be a special session on second language speech learning, focusing on speech production. Paolo Mairano (Université de Lille) and Pauline Welby (Université de Provence) will be the invited speakers for the session.

We invite abstract submissions for presentations at the special session. Abstracts for this session must be submitted separately, via https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=l2speechlearning.

TRAVEL GRANTS

The CLA will partially cover the travel expenses of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and underemployed members. All must be members in good standing on 30 May 2020. Information about the reimbursement procedure will be sent to all members after the annual meeting. Should you have any questions, feel free to contact the CLA Treasurer, Arsalan Kahnemuyipour (tres@cla-acl.ca).

CONFERENCE FEES

In addition to paying CLA membership fees, all accepted presenters must register for the Congress of the Humanities of Social Sciences and the CLA. Please see https://www.congress2020.ca/ for details.

BEST STUDENT PAPER AND POSTER CONTEST

There will be awards for the best paper and the best poster at the CLA conference written and delivered by one or more students. (Information concerning the selection criteria can be found at http://cla-acl.ca/prix-etudiants-student-awards/). Only presentations authored by students may be considered for the competition. If your adviser and/or lab director is included as a co-author, you may submit your abstract without their name but acknowledge their contribution in your presentation.

Nov 262019
 

WISSLR 2020

The Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium on Language Research (WISSLR) grants students of all levels the opportunity to present their research in any discipline of linguistics or language studies. Student conferences are a valuable opportunity for students to not just present their research, but also to network with professionals in their field and receive valuable feedback from their peers and superiors.

Submission Guidelines

We are accepting papers for WISSLR 2020, to be held at The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario Canada on 29th February, 2020 (Saturday). Submissions are restricted to one single-authored paper OR one co-authored paper per individual. Group presenters presenting ONE paper are also welcome. The abstract must be submitted online using the EasyChair abstract submission website, which will provide additional instructions:

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=wisslr2020

If you have never used EasyChair before, you will need to register. Should you have any problems submitting your abstract through EasyChair, please contact wisslr.uwo@gmail.com

All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. The topics include but are not limited to:

  • theoretical linguistics: phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics and morphology
  • sociolinguistics
  • applied linguistics
  • philosophy of language
  • language-related research

Deadline

The deadline for submission is 15th December, 2019 (Sunday) at 23:59:59 Pacific Standard Time (UTC-8). Please note that late submissions will not be considered. International participants are urged to submit their abstracts at the earliest date possible. We plan to notify participants about the outcome of their submission by mid-January.

Abstract Guidelines

All abstracts should be anonymous and written in English with glosses or translations for words or examples in any other language. Each abstract, including the title and any data in figures or tables, must not exceed 500 words. Data must include interlinear glosses following the Leipzig Glossing Rules. The 500-word abstract should be single-spaced and in a Unicode font no smaller than 11 point, and in .pdf or .doc/.docx format. Abstracts must be submitted electronically via EasyChair.

Fifteen minutes will be assigned for each presentation, to be followed by a 5-minute question-and-answer period. Poster presentations will be scheduled at dedicated times; there shall be no simultaneous oral sessions during the poster presentations.

Invited Speaker: TBA

Sponsors

WISSLR 2020 is sponsored by Arts and Humanities and the Society of Graduate Students (SOGS) at Western University and the Canadian Linguistic Association (CLA)/Asociation canadienne de linguistique (ACL).