Abstract Requirements

  1. Following the requirements listed below, please submit your abstract for a paper or symposium in a Word or PDF document at http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/ACLACAAL2016 by November 15, 2015. ONLY ONE PROPOSAL PER PERSON AS FIRST AUTHOR PLEASE.
  2. Paper sessions will be designed for 20-minute papers followed by a 10-minute question/discussion period. Symposia will be scheduled for 3-hour blocks.
  3. Abstracts for single papers should be no longer than 250 words, excluding references. Abstracts for symposia should include a general description of the symposium (250 words) as well as a description of each panel member presentation (250 words). One page for each.
  4. In order to help ensure anonymity, abstracts should not contain excessive reference to its author’s publications.
  5. Abstracts will be evaluated according to each of the following categories:
  • appropriateness and significance of the topic and interest for the participants of ACLA
  • evidence of a theoretical framework and links to previous research
  • clearly stated research design in the case of empirical studies
  • organization and clarity
  • for symposium proposals, evidence of coherence and complementarity of the papers

Only abstracts meeting the above criteria will be evaluated.