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Call for Papers: UIC Bilingualism Forum 2024

Conference Dates:  October 24th and 25th, 2024
Location:  Chicago, IL, USA
Abstract Submission Deadline: May 15th, 2024

Abstract Submission Deadline EXTENDED: May 24th, 2024

  • Status: OPEN

Notification of acceptance: July 30th, 2024

Meeting Description: The Department of Spanish and Italian Studies at the University of Illinois Chicago will host the UIC Bilingualism Forum 2024 from October 24 – 25, 2024. The Bilingualism Forum is a biannual conference organized by graduate students from the Hispanic Linguistics program at UIC. Abstracts for paper presentations or posters are invited on any area related to bilingualism: theoretical linguistics, code-switching, SLA, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, neurolinguistics, cognitive sciences, heritage languages, bilingual acquisition, etc.

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Judith Kroll (University of California, Irvine)

Dr. Uju Anya (Carnegie Mellon University)

Submission Guidelines:

  • 1-page anonymous abstract, 1 page for supporting information and references, and 1 separate page with name, title and affiliation, for a total of 3 pages maximum.
  • Paper presentations will be 20 minutes each with 10 minutes for discussion.
  • Please also specify whether you wish your submission to be considered for presentation as a paper, a poster, or for both categories.
  • All abstract submissions should be made electronically through EasyAbs.
  • Visit the Call for Papers BilForum 2024, or submit your abstract visiting: EasyAbs BilForum 2024

We look forward to receiving your abstracts, and hope you will join us next fall in Chicago. Please contact with any questions.