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Spring Colloquium

UNC Linguistics Spring Colloquium 2021

Saturday, March 20th, 2021

Every spring, the Linguistics Graduate Student Association at UNC-Chapel Hill puts on its annual Spring Colloquium. We invite fellow linguists from all over to present and discuss current topics of interest in the field in an all-day conference. The Colloquium is free for all who present or attend; there is no registration fee.

The conference will be held Saturday, March 20th via Zoom( with Dr. Natalie Schilling (Georgetown University), and Dr. Kate Lindsey (Boston University), as keynote speakers. Papers and posters are invited on any topic in all areas of Linguistics. Paper presentations will be 20 minutes long (in English) followed by a 10-minute discussion period. It will again feature a poster session during the coffee hour after its small but mighty success last year.

The Linguistics Department is accepting abstracts for the Colloquium starting Tuesday, November 17th. Abstracts should be no longer than one page in 12-point font with an optional second page for examples, figures, tables, and/or references. Click here to submit an abstract. The deadline for submission is Sunday, February 7th, 2021. Those accepted will be notified no later than Friday, February 14th, 2021. If you have any difficulties submitting your abstract, please contact the Colloquium Committee at

Please do not include any author information in your abstract. Abstracts containing identifying information will not be considered.

For info about UNC Linguistics Graduate Students Association, please visit our website.


Programs from Past Spring Colloquia

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