NWAV 36 Philadelphia

Call for Papers on Linguistic Change and Variation

NWAV 36 will be held October 11-14, 2007 at the University of Pennsylvania. We invite submissions for papers in all areas related to language variation and change. Abstracts should be submitted via the online submission form. Authors may submit at most one singly-authored and one jointly-authored abstract, or two jointly-authored abstracts. Abstracts will be anonymously reviewed.

Papers will be considered for both oral and poster presentations. Oral presentations will be expected to last 20 minutes with 5 minutes for questions. We encourage submission of abstracts for poster presentations, to be presented in a poster session on October 12. Abstracts for both should be no more than 500 words (not including references) and must be submitted by May 31, 2007. Notifications of acceptance will be emailed by July 2, 2007.

The program will also include a limited number of workshops on special topics on October 11th. We are happy to consider proposals from those interested in running workshops; please e-mail such proposals to . Update (5/25): We are no longer soliciting workshop proposals, since all of the workshop slots are now full.

For further information on this or any other aspect of the conference, please contact .