PARLAY 2014 Conference [Call for Papers]

Update 2015

This is a post advertising a conference that took place in 2014. The content of the post is no longer current, and it is retained here for archival purposes only. If you are interested in receiving timely updates on upcoming academic events, as well as other information connected to languate teaching and learning, you might want to consider following this blog.

Call for papers

The 2nd Postgraduate and Academic Researchers in Linguistics at York (PARLAY; link no longer active) Conference will take place on Friday 12th September 2014 at the University of York.

Plenary talks will be delivered by Professor Peter Sells (York) and Dr. John Williams (Cambridge). There will also be a 45-minute workshop on How to Get Published in Research Journals organised by Elsevier.

Call for papers

Postgraduate students and early career researchers are invited to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations on any language. Oral presentations will be allocated 20 minutes, followed by a 10 minutes discussion. Posters will be displayed in a dedicated session. Some suggested topics include:

  • Applied Linguistics
  • Conversation Analysis
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Forensic Linguistics
  • Historical Linguistics
  • Language Acquisition
  • Morphology
  • Phonetics
  • Phonology
  • Pragmatics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Semantics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Syntax

Anonymous abstracts (300 words max., excluding references) should be submitted using the EasyAbs function at the Linguist List (link no longer active). The deadline for submission is 17.00 on 25 April 2014.

Further information

The conference organisers can be contacted at parlayconference2014[at]gmail[dot]com, and the following social media channels


Image credit: adikos @ flickr  | CC BY.

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