Abstracts must have been received electronically by
Monday, November 12, 2012 at midnight (PST)
- Due to technical difficulties, the deadline for abstract submission has been extended to November 15, 2012 at midnight (PST).
No late submissions will be accepted. Authors will notified of decisions regarding abstracts in mid-December.
An author may submit at most one single and one joint abstract. In the case of joint authorship, one address should be designated for official communication with BLS.
Abstracts must clearly present a specific thesis statement and include a description of topic, approach, and conclusions.
Abstracts must fit on one page with margins no smaller than .5" in font no smaller than 10-pt (1" margins with 12-pt font is preferred). Data and examples must be given within the body of the text, but references may be included on a separate page if necessary. To preserve anonymity during the review process, authors should not include their names or otherwise reveal their identity anywhere in the abstract.
Abstracts that do not fit these specifications will not be considered.
All abstracts must be submitted electronically, formatted as Adobe Acrobat PDF files with the author's name as the filename. The body of the e-mail message must contain the following information:
- Paper title
- Session (Special Session, Parasessions, or General Session) *
- Name(s) of author(s)
- Affiliation(s) of author(s)
- E-mail address for each author
- - Designation of email address for official communication in the case of joint authorship
- - Phonetics
- - Phonology
- - Morphology
- - Syntax
- - Semantics
- - Pragmatics
- - Historical linguistics
- - Sociolinguistics
- - Cognitive linguistics
- - Psycholinguistics
Send electronic submissions to email@example.com, with the subject line "BLS 39 Abstract".
* Please note that papers submitted to the Special Session or Parasessions may be considered for the General Session as well.