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Call for Abstracts – TABU Dag 2019

From:Mo 14-01-2019
Until:Su 24-02-2019
Call for Abstracts – TABU Dag 2019

The international linguistics conference TABU Dag welcomes submissions for oral presentations and posters for its 40th celebratory edition, held at the University of Groningen on June 20 and 21, 2019. We invite abstracts in any field of linguistics, including but not limited to: syntax and semantics, phonetics and phonology, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics, developmental linguistics, language acquisition, speech production, discourse and text analysis, and computational linguistics. Master students as well as doctoral and postdoctoral researchers are particularly encouraged to present their work at TABU Dag.          

The keynote speakers for the 40th edition of TABU Dag are:

· Kirsten Abbot-Smith (University of Kent)

· Neil Cohn (Tilburg University)

· Jan Hulstijn (University of Amsterdam)

· Courtenay Norbury (University College London)

· Martin Pickering (University of Edinburgh)  

·Lucia Specia (Imperial College London, University of Sheffield)

For TABU Dag 2019 we accept abstracts for oral presentations and posters with pitch presentations. The individual oral presentation sessions include a talk of maximum 20 minutes, followed by a 10‑minute discussion. Poster sessions will be held on both days of TABU Dag 2019, with every poster accompanied by a 1-minute pitch presentation. For more information regarding poster formatting and pitch presentations, visit the TABU Dag website at .    

The abstract submission is open from January 14 until February 24, 2019. Submissions should include a title, full names of the main author and all co-authors, author affiliations, keywords, and a brief abstract not exceeding 200 words (excluding references). Abstracts should be submitted via the TABU Dag website.

Important dates and information:

·   Abstract submission: January 14 to February 24, 2019        

·   Notifications of acceptance: no later than March 24, 2019    

·   Registration: possible from the start of April          

·   Conference location: Groningen, the Netherlands    

For further information, please visit the conference website or contact us at