62nd Annual Conference of the International Linguistic Association

Theme: Language and the Brain: coding, understanding, and processing
Date: May 26-28, 2017
Venue: City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Language: English

Co-organized by:

  • The International Linguistic Association (ILA)
  • Department of Linguistics and Translation (LT), City University of HK
  • The Halliday Centre for Intelligent Applications of Language Studies (HCLS), City University of HK

The Department of Linguistics and Translation (LT) is co-organizing the 62nd Annual Conference of the International Linguistic Association with the Halliday Centre for Intelligent Applications of Language Studies (HCLS) and the International Linguistic Association (ILA). The theme of the conference is "Language and the Brain: coding, understanding, and processing." You are welcome to submit abstracts of papers or posters for consideration of presentation at the conference. In keeping with the ILA tradition, we also invite submissions on other areas of linguistics (see "Call for Papers" below for details).

All submitted papers will undergo blind review. The language of the forum is English, so papers should be written and delivered in English.

Submission deadline: Sunday, 5 March 2017 (email to Ms Annika Wendt, ILA Secretary at awendt@ilaword.org)

Notification of proposal acceptance: Saturday, 18 March 2017

Registration requirement: Presenters' registration fees must be received by Tuesday, March 28, 2017

For enquiries about paper submission, please contact:
Jo Anne Kleifgen, jk217@columbia.edu
Jonathan Webster, ctjjw@cityu.edu.hk
Liu Meichun, Meichliu@cityu.edu.hk


Guideline for Proposals - Deadline March 5th

A paper or poster title and abstract of between 300 and 400 words, excluding references, is required along with a summary abstract for the conference booklet of no more than 150 words. The author's name, institutional affiliation, mailing address, and phone number must also be included. Proposals will be blind-reviewed for quality and originality. Submissions should contain mainly new material and must not have been published previously in order to be considered.

All proposals should be emailed in a MSWord (.doc, .docx) file and using "ILA2017" in the subject line, to Ms Annika Wendt, ILA Secretary at awendt@ilaword.org by March 5, 2017. Proposal acceptances will be sent by March 18, 2017. The author(s) whose proposals have been accepted for the ILA Annual Conference must register before the March 28 registration deadline in order to be included in the Conference Program.


Other Information

Time allocation for presentations:

Plenary sessions: 1.5 hrs
Paper/Poster sessions: 20 minutes to present; followed by 5 minutes for questions
Workshop sessions: 2.5 hrs
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