Call for Papers: ALS 2018, University of South Australia, 10-12 Dec 2018

The 49th annual conference of the Australian Linguistic Society will be hosted by the University of South Australia in Adelaide, Monday 10 December to Wednesday 12 December 2018.

Abstract Submission Date

Friday 17 August – all abstracts due (for talks in workshops, regular talks, poster presentations)

Abstract Submission Requirements for ALS 2018

All abstracts – for workshops, talks, and posters – will be anonymously reviewed by the ALS Program Committee.

Preparing your abstract:

Each abstract must be a maximum of 1 A4 page of text including title, but no author names or affiliations. The abstract may also include 1 additional A4 page of examples, figures, references etc. Please prepare your abstract in Word (as a single .doc or .docx file) in Times New Roman 12 point font, with 2cm on all margins. 

The abstract must be anonymous. The abstract should not include any author names or affiliations. Be careful that name and email are not automatically embedded by your word processor.

Submitting your abstract:

Each abstract should be submitted online via the ALS EasyChair website:

If you do not have an EasyChair account yet, you will have to create one for the purpose of this conference. To submit an abstract, you will need to both:

  1. upload your abstract as one anonymous Word document and
  2. paste the title and main text of your abstract into a text box within EasyChair. 

As part of the EasyChair online submission form, you will also be asked for author & affiliation information, your preferred presentation type (oral or poster presentation) and which workshop, if any, you would like to present within.

Abstract review criteria

Each abstract will receive a general overall evaluation. In addition, each abstract will be rated against three more specific criteria:

  1. Placement within relevant context
  2. Clarity and comprehensiveness
  3. Potential interest to conference audience

Further Information

For further information please send an email to the 2018 ALS Conference team:

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