Call for Papers

22nd Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference — GLAC
University of Iceland May 20–22, 2016

The organizers of the 22nd Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference (GLAC), sponsored by the University of Iceland, invite faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars to submit abstracts to the conference which will be held on the University of Iceland campus in Reykjavík on May 20–22, 2016.

  • Abstract submission begins: October 1, 2015
  • Abstract submission ends: January 15, 2016
  • Anticipated Notification of Acceptance: February 15, 2016

We are delighted to offer three options for participating at GLAC in 2016:

  • 30-minute paper presentations on research (20 minute talk, 10 minute question period)
  • thematic colloquia panels consisting of 3 papers, each 30 minutes (20 minute talk, 10 minute question period)
  • posters presenting research

Papers, colloquia and posters may be on any linguistic or philological aspect of any historical or modern Germanic language or dialect, including English (to the Early Modern period) and the extraterritorial varieties. Papers from the full range of linguistic and philological subfields, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, stylistics, metrics, language acquisition, contact, and change, as well as differing theoretical perspectives, are welcome. All abstracts will undergo anonymous review.

Abstracts must be submitted electronically in PDF format to EasyAbs at Abstracts should be a maximum of one single-spaced page in length, and be written in a standard 12-point font. The page should be headed only by the title of the paper/poster, and the abstract should contain no self-identification. Follow the directions on the EasyAbs website to submit the author’s name, institutional affiliation (if any), title of the paper, and e-mail address. A proposal for a three-paper thematic colloquium consists of three paper proposals (on three pages) submitted as a unit.

Plenary speakers: Höskuldur Thráinsson (University of Iceland) and Kristján Árnason (University of Iceland).

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