Mar 162018

The School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Calgary invites you to the 2018 NorthWest Conference on Phonetics & Phonology.

Abstracts are due by 11:59 p.m. (Pacific time) on April 6, 2018.

Abstracts should be no more than 1 page in 12 pt. font with 1-inch margins, with an optional second page for references. At the top of the abstract, please put: the title of the paper, author name(s) and affiliation(s), and author e-mail address. Submissions should be in .pdf format; please ensure that all phonetic fonts are embedded (if relevant).

To submit your abstract, send it as an attachment to the conference organizers at In your email please specify the following:

  • Your name and department and university affiliation
  • The names of your coauthors (if submitting co-authored work) and their department and university affiliations
  • Whether you are undergraduate, graduate, post-doc, or faculty
  • Preferred method of presentation: oral presentation, poster presentation, or either

We will attempt to provide everyone with their preferred presentation format but the number of oral presentation slots will be limited, as there will not be parallel sessions.

Proceedings of papers from the conference will be published in the Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics. The deadline for paper submission will follow the conference; more information will be posted later.

Notification of acceptances will be issued on April 13, 2018.

Please direct any questions to
Further information can be found on the conference website: