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Ninth Annual ILLS (Illinois Language and Linguistics Society) Conference

Event Type
U of I Linguistics Student Organization
ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Urbana, IL 61801
Mar 31, 2017 - Apr 1, 2017   All Day
Anna Papafragou (University of Delaware), Lyn Wright (University of Memphis), Michele Koven (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Originating Calendar
School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics Calendar

ILLS is a general linguistics conference, primarily encouraging the submission of abstracts by graduate students. This year’s theme is “Language: Usage and Cognition.”

ILLS9 will also feature a special session organized around the conference theme “Language: Usage and Mind." Submissions related to this theme are especially encouraged, though submissions are not limited to this theme.

Abstract Submissions

To submit an abstract, please visit:

Submissions are limited to single-author abstract and one multi-author abstract, OR two multi-author abstracts. First and presenting authors must be graduate students.

Abstracts should be maximum 500 words, with one extra page allowed for images,data, and/or references. Full references are not necessary; please use the (Author,Year) format. Abstracts should be submitted via EasyAbs on in PDF format with NO IDENTIFYING INFORMATION of the presenter in the document.\

 Submissions will close on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017.

 Authors will be notified of abstract decisions in February, 2017.

 For more details, please visit our website ( or contact us at:

Notes: Registration is not yet open; it will open sometime in late February. The ILLS9 schedule will be available in March. The conference is free for all U of I students.

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