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16th Annual Meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society: Language, Mind, and Society

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Illinois Language and Linguistics Society; Beckman Institute; Center for Advanced Study; Center for East Asian & Pacific Studies; Center for Global Studies; Center for Social and Behavioral Sciences; Department of Classics; Department of Communication; Department of English; Department of French and Italian; Department of History; Department of Linguistics; Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures; Department of Spanish and Portuguese; European Union Center; Humanities Research Institute; Illinois Dad's Association; Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center; School of Literatures, Cultures & Linguistics; Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education (SLATE); Student Organization Resource Fee; The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program
I Hotel & Illinois Conference Center (1900 S 1st St, Champaign, IL 61820)
Mar 1, 2024 - Mar 2, 2024   All Day
Illinois Language and Linguistics Society
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Russian, E. European & Eurasian Center: Conference & Workshops

We are pleased to announce the 16th Annual Meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society (ILLS16) is now open for registration!  ILLS is an annual graduate student-run linguistics conference aimed primarily at providing graduate and advanced undergraduate students a friendly venue in which to present and discuss research on any topic related to language and linguistics.

ILLS16 will be held from March 1 to 2, 2024 at I Hotel & Illinois Conference Center (1900 S 1st St, Champaign, IL 61820). We welcome all U of I students who are interested in linguistics. If you would like to attend ILLS16, registration is now open, and it is free for all U of I system students. Please see our official website ( to register and to see the conference schedule!

The conference theme for ILLS16 is “Language, Mind, and Society.”  We hold that an interdisciplinary exchange of ideas and a collaborative approach to language from a multitude of avenues is fundamental to the advancement of language research and the subsequent understanding of our world, cultures, and societies. Our plenary speakers include:

  • Dr. Michael Tanenhaus (University of Rochester)
  • Dr. Rajka Smiljanic (University of Texas at Austin)
  • Dr. Ruth Kramer (Georgetown University)
  • Dr. Salvatore Callesano (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

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