Call for Papers


New Ways of Analyzing Variation 46: Progress

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

(Call for workshops further below)
Deadline for abstracts: June 1, 2017
http://english.wisc.edu/nwav46/?page_id=128

The organizers of New Ways of Analyzing Variation 46 (NWAV46), to be held at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, invite abstract submissions for presentations (oral and poster) in all areas related to language variation and change; we particularly welcome those that fit within the themes and scope of the 2017 meeting.

Abstracts should be no more than 500 words, excluding references, and must be anonymized to omit all information about the author(s). All abstracts should be submitted here: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=nwav46.

We also invite proposals for special sessions, also no more than 500 words, excluding references, and abstracts for each paper to be considered for the session (following the guidelines outlined above).

Authors may submit one single-authored and one joint-authored abstract, or two joint-authored abstracts. This limit applies to all presentations, regardless of type (paper, poster). We anticipate having up to 10 Student Travel Awards.

Abstracts will be anonymously reviewed and considered for both oral and poster presentations. Oral presentations will be selected for four parallel sessions; presenters will have 20 minutes to present and 10 minutes for questions. Poster presentations will be featured at two plenary poster sessions, Friday, November 3, and Saturday, November 4.

  • Abstract submissions accepted: April 1 to June 1, 2017
  • Decisions sent: July 31, 2017
  • Student travel award nominations due: August 1, 2017
  • Preliminary program available online: August 31, 2017
  • Student travel award decisions: September 15, 2017
  • Online conference registration period: July 15 to October 15, 2017
  • Conference start day, with on-site registration: November 2, 2017

 

CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS

(Call for Abstracts above)

Deadline for workshop abstracts: May 1, 2017
http://english.wisc.edu/nwav46/?page_id=128

We are pleased to announce the Call for Workshop Proposals for New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV) 46 in Madison, WI. We invite submissions for workshops in all areas related to language variation and change, and we particularly welcome those that fit within the theme and scope of the 2017 meeting. There are four 2-hour slots available for workshops, to be held on Thursday, November 3, 2016 (1.00–3.00 pm, and 3.15–5.15 pm).

Proposals should be no more than 500 words, excluding references. They should clearly outline the focus of the workshop, its aims, and its format. If the workshop will include multiple presenters, please include a brief synopsis of each contribution.

All proposals for workshops should be submitted as .pdf files, sent directly to the conference email account: nwav46@english.wisc.edu. The subject line should include the proposer’s last name and ‘Workshop Proposal for NWAV46’.

Proposal submissions accepted: February 1 to May 1, 2017
Acceptances/rejections sent: early June 2017

MORE INFORMATION

For further information on the conference, please check the official NWAV46 website, the Facebook site, and follow our Twitter account:

For general inquiries, please check the official website for updated information and contacts. Questions about abstract submission should be directed to nwav46@english.wisc.edu.