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MOTH call for papers

The first meeting of the Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto-Hamilton graduate syntax workshop (MOTH) will take place on March 2nd 2013, at McMaster University.  We invite students to submit abstracts for 20-minute presentations on any area of syntactic theory, to mothsyntax2013@gmail.com

Abstracts should be limited to 1 side of A4 or letter paper, with 2.5cm margins, in 12pt Times new roman.

Important dates:
Deadline for submission of abstracts: January 21
Notification of acceptance: February 9
Workshop: March 2

If you have any questions, please get in touch with Rob Truswell. MOTH will be a great opportunity for you to get feedback on your ideas.

TOM call for papers

The Linguistics department of McGill University will host the Sixth Toronto-Ottawa-Montreal Semantics Workshop (TOM 6).

When: Saturday, March 23, 2013

Invited Speakers:

Michela Ippolito (University of Toronto)

Raj Singh (Carleton University)

TOM is a friendly and informal workshop on semantics and related fields. It is an ideal venue for students to present their ongoing work to get helpful feedback. The talks will be 20 minutes long, followed by 10 minutes of discussion.

Abstract Deadline: February 1, 2013

Abstracts should be maximum one page in length, with at least one-inch margins and 12 point fonts (Times or equivalent).Send your abstract to the contact person in your area:

Toronto/Hamilton: Michela Ippolito <michela{dot}ippolito{at}utoronto{doc}ca>

Ottawa: Ana Arregui <aarregui{at}uottawa{dot}ca>

Montreal: Junko Shimoyama <junko{dot}shimoyama{at}mcgill{dot}ca>


Andrés goes to WSCLA

Andés Salanova will be one of the invited speakers at this year’s edition of the Workshop on Structure and Constituency of the Languages of the Americas, to be held at Berkely April 5-7.

You can find information about the conference here:


Psychoshorts, March 1st, 2013

Save the date!  Psychoshorts is a 1-day conference focusing on Psycholinguistics. This year it will be held on March 1st, 2013 and feature both a morning workshop on Research Methods for Psycholinguistics, followed by an afternoon of talks and posters.

Details to follow…


Les journées de linguistique – Appel á communications

The “Journées de linguistique” is a three day Francophone symposium that provides graduate students the opportunity to present their research pertaining to the field of language.
The 27th edition will take place from March 13th-15th, 2013 at Laval University in Québec, Canada. Attached is a copy of the Call for Proposals. The deadline for submitting proposals is now January 25, 2013.
Please pass this information on to your colleagues and students, further details can be found on our website http://www.ciral.ulaval.ca/jdl or by contacting us at jdl@lli.ulaval.ca
Les Journées de linguistique sont un colloque francophone permettant aux étudiants des cycles supérieurs de présenter les résultats de leurs travaux dans des domaines relatifs à la langue.
La XXVIIe édition se tiendra du 13 au 15 mars 2013 à l’Université Laval (Québec, Canada). Vous trouverez en pièce jointe l’appel à communications. Vous avez désormais jusqu’au 25 janvier 2013 pour soumettre vos propositions.
Nous vous invitons à transmettre l’information à vos collègues et étudiants. Pour toute question ou précision, consultez notre site web auhttp://www.ciral.ulaval.ca/jdl, ou contactez-nous à jdl@lli.ulaval.ca.
Katherine Cyr et Caroline Sigouin
Comité organisateur des XXVIIes Journées de linguistique
Pavillon Charles-De Koninck, local 2253
Université Laval
Québec (QC) G1V 0A6
Les Journées de linguistique sont désormais un événement écoresponsable!

Marie-Hélène à Paris

Marie-Hélène Côté was an invited speaker at the Journé PFC, Paris 2012. You can find more information about the conference, as well as about the project “Phonologie du Français Contemporain” here:


Undergraduate Conferences – two calls for papers

(1)    TULCON

The Society of Linguistics Undergraduate Students (SLUGS) at the University of Toronto is excited to announce its 6th annual Toronto Undergraduate Linguistics Conference (TULCON), to be held on March 1-3 2013!
TULCON is a great opportunity for undergraduate linguists to meet their peers, share their work, and further their appreciation for linguistics and language-related studies.

We invite research, complete or in progress, from any area of linguistics. Abstracts should be approximately 500 words in length (not including references). Please submit your abstracts in .pdf or .doc (NOT .docx) format to tulcon2013@gmail.com by Sunday January 27, 2013. In your submission, please indicate whether you would like to present a talk or a poster during our poster session. Speakers will have the opportunity to present for 20 minutes, followed by an additional five-minute question period.

If you have any questions, please contact tulcon2013@gmail.com.


(2) McCCLU

The seventh annual McGill Canadian Conference for Linguistics Undergraduates – McCCLU – will be held on March 8th, 2013- March 10th 2013.

It will again be hosted at McGill University, Montreal, by the Society of Linguistics Undergraduates of McGill – SLUM. The aim of this conference is to encourage original endeavors into the world of research as well as to enrich the present academic undergraduate community within the field of linguistics.

We are now calling for undergraduate students to submit abstracts for presentation at the conference on any subject matter within the domain of linguistics. Each abstract should detail material for a 20-minute presentation, with a 10-minute question period on issues raised afterward. Abstracts should be a maximum of one page in length (12 point font, 1 inch margins) and submitted online to http:// linguistlist.org/easyabs/mccclu2013 by January 15th, 2013.

For further information, please visit our blog at: mccclu2013.blogspot.com. Should you have any other questions please email us at mccclu2013@gmail.com


(Thanks Rebecca!)