The Penn Linguistics Club Announces

The Twenty-first Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium

Saturday and Sunday, February 22 and 23, 1997

Invited Speaker: Alec Marantz, M.I.T.

We welcome papers on any topic in linguistics. In addition, this year's meeting will feature a special session on morphology.

Speakers will have twenty minutes for their presentation and five minutes for discussion and questions.

Prospective speakers should submit an abstract no later than Monday, December 2nd, 1996 to:

          The Penn Linguistics Colloquium Committee
          Department of Linguistics
          619 Williams Hall
          University of Pennsylvania
          Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6305

Abstracts for either the general conference or the special session should be no longer than 2 pages in 12 point font with 1 inch margins and should be accompanied by an index card including your name, affiliation (department and institution), address, email address and the subfield of linguistics (or related discipline) that you find most appropriate to your topic. All abstracts labeled "morphology" will be considered for inclusion in the special session. Submission by email to will be greatly appreciated.

Abstracts will be evaluated by reviewers from the University of Pennsylvania and other institutions.

Colloquium participants are invited to submit their paper to the Penn Review of Linguistics, which will be published late in the spring following the Colloquium.

If you have any further questions, please contact us at the above address or via e-mail at