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TILA Conference Poster.pdf_page_1

We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the 2015 This Is Linguistic Anthropology (TILA) Conference for undergraduate students at the University of Toronto. This conference is an opportunity for undergraduate students working on linguistic anthropology to share and discuss their research papers with peers, graduate students, and faculty. It will also provide a valuable opportunity for undergraduate students to gain experience in conference presentations.

Submissions can address any topic or theme as long as it falls within the field of linguistic anthropology. Please send a paper abstract – maximum 350 words – to tilaconference@gmail.com by Friday, April 10, 2015. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate!

TILA Conference details:

Date: Friday, May 8, 2015
Time: 9:00am–5:00pm
Location: St. George Campus, specifics TBA
Professor Shalini Shankar (Northwestern University) will deliver the keynote address.
Presenters will be grouped into panels depending on their papers’ topics.

Each student will have 15 minutes to present, followed by a discussion mediated by a graduate student.
Lunch and refreshments will be served.

For additional inquiries, please email tilaconference@gmail.com.


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