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Tenth Annual Symposium on Language Research at UC Davis

Friday, May 24, 2024

Theme: Transformative Trends in Language Research

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sonja Lanehart

Professor of Linguistics, University of Arizona

Abstract Submission Deadline: March 29, 2024 at 11:59pm PT (Abstract Submission closed)

The UC Davis Cluster on Language Research is pleased to announce the 10th anniversary of our Annual Symposium on Language Research! 

The Cluster invites abstracts related to research on language in any capacity, but we particularly encourage submissions related to our theme of transformative (e.g. innovative, interdisciplinary, intersectional) trends in language research.

Presenters will be given 15 minutes for their presentation followed by a 5-minute question period. In-person attendance at UC Davis is highly encouraged, but presenters will also have the option to participate via Zoom.


All graduate and undergraduate students currently investigating language in some capacity are encouraged to submit their research, preliminary or otherwise. Only students (i.e. individuals who have not yet completed a PhD) may submit.

Submission Guidelines:

Please submit an abstract of no more than 350 words in pdf format to --Do not include any identifying information in your abstract or file name.

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