Welcome to the website of the Berkeley Linguistics Society (BLS), the second oldest graduate student-run linguistics society in the United States. The primary purpose of the Berkeley Linguistics Society is to organize a conference, the Annual Meeting, held every year since 1975.
BLS40 Executive Committee
Sarah Bakst, Herman Leung, Auburn Lutzross, Jonathan Manker, Zachary O'Hagan, Orchid Pusey, Nicholas Rolle, Katie Sardinha
4 February 2014
The program for BLS40 is now available here!
27 October 2013
The deadline for abstract submissions to BLS40 is one week away! Please see the Call for Papers link above for further details.
19 October 2013
BLS40 is pleased to announce that the plenary speaker for the parasession Language, Inequality, and Globalization will be Kira Hall, Associate Professor of Linguistics and Anthropology at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
17 September 2013
The call for papers for BLS40 has been released! Information regarding the plenary speaker for the second parasession will be released shortly. Like our Facebook page and join the event for BLS40 here.
10 August 2013
The 40th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society will take place at the University of California, Berkeley from February 7-9, 2014. A call for papers and further details will be announced in early September.
10 August 2013
The Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society are now available for order!