College of Liberal Arts: Department of English: Language and Linguistics Student Conference: Call for Papers

The Language and Linguistics Student Conference
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Nigh University Center
University of Central Oklahoma (Edmond)

“Students engaging, transforming, and empowering students”

Abstract submission deadline: Monday, September 26, 2016

Acceptance notification: Monday, October 3, 2016

Registration deadline: Monday, October 17, 2016

The Language and Linguistics Student conference is now open for submissions.  Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit abstracts for individual presentations and organized panels.  Individual presentations should be 12 to 15 minutes.  Panel presenters may select a 50- or 65-minute time block.  Presentation topics may include, but are not limited to, relationships between and among language, linguistics, and their many applications in

SUBMISSIONS should be sent as an email attachment in MS Word format to by Monday, September 12, 2016.  Late submissions are not guaranteed consideration for presentation.  Please include the title of the presentation at the top of the abstract without any personal identifying information; however, please include identifying information in the body of the email message.

PRESENTATIONS may be readings or visual presentations, such as PowerPoint or handouts.  Please note: All PowerPoint presentations must be PC compatible.  No poster presentations will be accepted.  Authors must currently be undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in at least three credit hours at an accredited college or university or must have graduated with a degree no earlier than December 2015.

PRESENTERS will be eligible to submit a written copy of their conference presentations for publication in the spring issue of 1890: A Journal of Undergraduate Research, the University of Central Oklahoma’s peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary research journal.  For more on 1890, see  Instructions for submission and further details will be provided at the conference.

REGISTRATION includes the conference luncheon, t-shirt, tote bag, and access to all conference events.

QUESTIONS regarding abstracts or presentations may be directed to  For more information regarding conference events, please visit our conference website at

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