Abstract submission is now closed.

Call for Papers

GURT 2019 is seeking proposals for individual papers and posters from across disciplines that address the theme of Linguistics and the Public Good. We welcome proposals that include various topical and theoretical foci, types and sources of data, methodological questions, and practical applications.

New Deadline for submissions: January 10, 2019

Notification of acceptance: January 31, 2019

Submission Guidelines

All submissions should include the following: 

  • Author(s) contact information and other details:

o Full name of principal presenter and contact information: affiliation, telephone, mailing address, email. All return correspondence will be to this individual only.

o Full names, affiliations, and email addresses of co-presenter(s) if any.

  • Abstract details:

o Presentation title (15 word limit).

o Abstracts should be no more than 500 words (one page, 12-pt font) with an additional page for references or figures if needed. Indicate which special theme, if any. Indicate preference for 20-minute talk or poster presentation.

o Presentation Summary (50 word limit): A brief description to be included in the conference program.

o Please provide 3 to 5 keywords to assist the organizers in assigning reviewers.

o Abstract should be prepared for anonymous review (no reference to the author or the author’s home institution in the abstract).

o More detailed instructions for abstract submission will be provided as the deadline nears.

To maximize participation opportunities at GURT 2019, each individual is allowed only one single-authored contribution and one co-authored contribution. 

The submission period for GURT 2019 is now closed. Thank you for submitting your abstract!

Review Criteria

Review criteria include promise of a novel and productive contribution to the field; clarity and evidence of a well-organized, engaging presentation; and relevance to the GURT 2019 theme.