Abstract Submission

Submissions are now closed.

Submissions are limited to two abstracts per author: one single-author abstract and one multi-author abstract OR two multi-author abstracts.

ILLS is a graduate student conference. Therefore, for abstracts co-authored with a faculty member, the student must be the primary author and should have carried out the bulk of the research and analysis. In addition, the student will be responsible for the presentation of the paper at the conference.

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 in PDF format with NO IDENTIFYING INFORMATION of the presenter in the document.

Please see the model abstracts page at the Linguistics Society of America website for guidance in building an acceptable abstract.

Deadline for abstract submission: January 8, 2018.
Deadline extended: January 19, 2018, 11:59pm CST.
Authors will be notified of abstract decisions in February, 2018.

Presentation Guidelines

Presenters will be given a total of 30 minutes for a talk. 20 minutes will be given for the presentation, and 10 minutes for questions. Powerpoints are strongly encouraged. Handouts are not necessary.

Posters should be a standard 48x36 inch size. We strongly encourage using a landscape orientation with information presented in vertical columns.