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Wed Jun 23 2010
Calls: General Linguistics/USA
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SPCL Pittsburgh 2011 Winter Conference
Message 1: SPCL Pittsburgh 2011 Winter Conference
From: Rocky Meade <rocky.meadeuwimona.edu.jm>
Subject: SPCL Pittsburgh 2011 Winter Conference
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Full Title: SPCL Pittsburgh 2011 Winter Conference
Short Title: SPCL 2011
Date: 07-Jan-2011 - 08-Jan-2011
Location: Hilton Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Contact Person: Rocky Meade
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/SPCL2011
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Call Deadline: 30-Jul-2010
The Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics will meet in Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania, January 7-8, 2011, in conjunction with:
The 85th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America
at the Hilton Pittsburgh,
600 Commonwealth Place,
Pittsburgh 15222, Pennsylvania,
Tel: 1-412-391-4600 or
Abstracts on the phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, lexicon, social aspects of language, history of the discipline, education or any pertinent issue involving pidgin and Creole languages or other contact languages are invited, beginning 1st June, 2010, for anonymous review by a five member panel.
Call for Papers
Abstracts for 20-minute papers and for posters on the phonology, morphology,syntax, semantics, lexicon, social aspects of language, history of the discipline, education or any pertinent issue involving pidgin and Creole languages or other contact languages are invited, beginning 1st June, 2010, for anonymous review by a five member panel.
Any member may submit one single-author abstract. There is not a limit on the number of coauthored abstracts. After an abstract has been submitted, changes of author, affiliation, title, or wording of the abstract, other than those due to typographical errors, will not normally be permitted. Papers must be delivered substantially as indicated in the abstract or represent bona fide developments of the same research. The submitting author must be a member of the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics.
3.) Word limit:
An abstract (including examples, if needed) must be no more than 500 words. Abstracts must be no more than one 8 1/2 inch by 11 inch page in length, in type no smaller than 10 point and preferably 12 point; margins should be at least .5 inches on all sides. References may be included on a second page. Abstracts exceeding the word or page length limit or in type smaller than 10 point will be rejected without being evaluated. Please note the word count at the bottom of the abstract. Except for the instructions given here and below, no special form or format is needed for this initial submission of the abstract (as specified in 5 below, a shorter abstract will be requested at a later date from authors of accepted papers).
At the top of the abstract, put the title.
5.) Omit your name from abstract:
Do not put your name on the attached abstract. If you identify yourself in any way on the abstract (e.g. 'In Brown (2001)...I'), the abstract will be rejected without being evaluated. Your name should be only on the abstract submittal form or e-mail message cover page.
6.) Special fonts:
If your abstract uses any special fonts, please send (alongside Word document) a PDF file, or a paper copy to the address shown below (same deadline), as special fonts may not transmit accurately. Indicate at the bottom of your e-mail if a hardcopy has been mailed. You may choose to send your special fonts file via attachment.
7.) Handbook abstract:
A shorter abstract, intended for publication in the LSA Annual Meeting Handbook, will be requested at a later date from all authors of accepted papers. Specific instructions for the transmittal of this abstract will be included in the acceptance letter.
8.) Sample abstract:
A sample abstract outline is given towards the bottom of this message.
9.) Submission of abstracts through Easy Abstracts:
Submission is open from June 1 to July 30, 2010. Copy and paste the following SPCL 2011 Easy Abstracts url into your browser: linguistlist.org/confcustom/SPCL2011
10.) Step by step instructions to follow:
Please indicate whether you prefer to present your paper as a poster or as a short presentation (please do not select any of the other presentation options unless you were invited to do so). Select 'Submit'
If and only if you are unable to access Easy Abstracts, abstracts may be emailed to: rocky.meadeuwimona.edu.jm. If at all possible, please send the abstract as a Microsoft Word attachment. If that option is not available, paste it into an e-mail message. When sending the e-mail submission, please follow this format (use the numbering system given below):
1. Title of Abstract:
5. Status (Faculty, Student):
6. Email Address:
If and only if unable to send by both electronic formats, mail abstract to the following address (a hard copy must arrive by deadline mentioned above):
Dr Rocky R Meade
Department of Language, Linguistics and Philosophy
University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7
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