Call for Papers





Thank you for your interest in NELS 35.
The submission process is complete.

The 35th Conference of the
North Eastern Linguistic Society
October 22-24, 2004
University Of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut

Daniel Büring (UCLA)
Anders Holmberg (University of Durham)
Diane Lillo-Martin (University of Connecticut)
Lisa Selkirk (University of Massachusetts)

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes of discussion) on any aspect of theoretical linguistics. Abstracts are also invited for a poster session. Please specify the sessions you would like to be considered for. Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract per author.

We are pleased to announce a SPECIAL SESSION on SIGN LANGUAGES.  Abstracts are also invited for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes of discussion) within the special session on any topic related to the theoretical or experimental study of Sign Languages.

All abstracts should be submitted as attachments, in PDF format only to the following email address:

The filename should be unique. You should use your first name's initial and your last name to name your abstract. For example: John Smith's abstract would be named jsmith.pdf, NOT abstract.pdf or nels.pdf. The subject of the message should specify "Abstract", and the body should include the following information:

  • author's name(s), affiliation and e-mail address
  • title of abstract
  • area of linguistics (syntax, phonology, etc.)
  • Please specify whether you would like your abstract to be considered for:
    __ the main session
    __ the poster session
    __ the special session
    (multiple selections possible).

Abstracts should be limited to one page (using 1" margins on all sides and 11pt font size) with an optional additional page containing examples and references. Non-standard fonts and software should be avoided and all fonts should be embedded in the .pdf document.


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