College of Liberal Arts: Department of English: Language and Linguistics Student Conference: Call for Papers

Call for Papers

The Language and Linguistics Student Conference
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Nigh University Center
University of Central Oklahoma (Edmond)

“Students Engaging, Transforming, and Empowering Students” 

Abstract submission deadline: Monday, September 1, 2014

Acceptance notification: Monday, September 15, 2014

Registration deadline: Monday, September 29, 2014

The Language and Linguistics Student Conference is now open for submissions. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit abstracts for individual presentations and organized panels. Individual presentations should be 12 to 15 minutes. Panel presenters may select a 50- or 65-minute time block. Presentation topics may include, but are not limited to, relationships between and among language, linguistics, and their many applications in

SUBMISSIONS should be sent as an email attachment in MS Word format to by Monday, September 1, 2014. Late submissions are not guaranteed consideration for presentation. Please include the title of the presentation at the top of the abstract without any personal identifying information; however, please include identifying information in the body of the email message.

PRESENTATIONS may be readings or visual presentations. Please note: PowerPoint presentations only and must be PC compatible. PowerPoint must be delivered via flash drive. Internet connection is not garuanteed. No poster presentations will be accepted. Authors must currently be undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in at least three credit hours at an accredited college or university or must have graduated with a degree no earlier than December 2013.

PRESENTERS will be eligible to submit a written copy of their conference presentations for publication of the conference proceedings in the winter issue of the ScissorTale Review, the University of Central Oklahoma’s Department of English online journal of student work. For more on ScissorTale, see Instructions for submission and further details will be provided at the conference.

REGISTRATION includes the conference luncheon, t-shirt, tote bag, and access to all conference events.

QUESTIONS regarding abstracts or presentations may be directed to For more information regarding conference events, please visit our conference website at

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