NWAV 43 First Call for Papers

Jan 29, 2014

New Ways of Analyzing Variation 43

First Call for Papers

Call Deadline: June 1, 2014

We are pleased to announce that the 43rd New Ways of Analyzing Variation conference (NWAV 43) will be held on October 23-26, 2014 in the Hilton Chicago Magnificent Mile Suites hotel in downtown Chicago, Illinois. The conference is hosted jointly by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Illinois at Chicago. We invite submissions for papers in all areas related to language variation and change. Abstracts should be submitted via the online submission interface that will be available on February 15, 2014. Authors may submit one singly-authored and one jointly-authored abstract, or two jointly-authored abstracts. Abstracts will be anonymously reviewed.

Papers will be considered for both oral and poster presentations. Oral presentations will be expected to last 20 minutes with 5 minutes for questions. Poster presentations will be featured at a two-hour, separate poster session on October 24. Abstracts should be no more than 500 words (not including references) and must be submitted by

June 1, 2014. Notifications of acceptance will be emailed by June 15, 2014. We are also accepting proposals for a limited number of panel sessions. Prospective panel organizers should include individual 500-word abstracts for each participant and a 300-word abstract explaining the rationale for the panel. Panel abstracts will undergo regular review.

For further information on the conference until the opening of abstract submissions on February 15, send email to: nwav43information@gmail.com