Call for Papers

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The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to be hosting the 51st Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL) from April 29th to May 1st, 2021. LSRL 51 will be hosted completely virtually.

We invite abstract submissions to LSRL51 for consideration as 20-minute talks (plus 8 minutes for discussion) and/or poster presentations on any aspect of Romance Linguistics. All abstracts should be anonymous, no more than 2 pages in length (including examples and references), in 12-point font, single-spaced, 8.5×11-inch page setup (=US letter), and with 1-inch margins. Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract, or two joint abstracts per author. Abstracts and papers should be in English.

Submission deadline: December 10th, 2020.

New extended deadline: December 28th, 2020.

Abstracts may be submitted here.

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