About ILLS


ILLS is a general linguistics conference open to all subfields and primarily encouraging the submission of abstracts by graduate students.

The ILLS annual conference is proud to be entirely student-organized and operated by the Linguistics Student Organization at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

In the past, ILLS has held special sessions on a variety of themes including Minority Languages, Pragmatics, and Multilingualism. Since 2009 this conference has grown to include student presenters from across the country; in 2013, we reached a milestone of one hundred registered attendees.

The ILLS14 committee is:
Joshua Dees, Robin Turner (co-chairs)
Izaro Bedialauneta Txurruka, Allison Casar, Martine Gallardo, Julia Gorham, Majda Layek, Chae Eun Lee, Danny Melendez, Mai Mohamed, Laura Olbrich, Scarlet Peterson, Jonathan Pye, Abraham Ulloa