18th Meeting of the Texas Linguistic Society TLS XVIII

The 18th meeting of the Texas Linguistic Society will take place February 22-24, 2019, at the University of Texas at Austin. The organizers invite papers from all sub-fields of linguistics. The main theme for this conference will be theoretical and practical applications of language documentation and description. There will be a special session to be announced.

Presentations will be 20 minutes in length, with 10 minutes for questions/discussion. There will also be a poster session.

Abstract guidelines

Length: Maximum 500 words, excluding examples and references.

Format: Include the paper or poster title and the text of the abstract. The abstract should not include the author’s name, affiliation, or other identifying information. All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously.

Deadline for submission: November 5, 2018

Notifification: December 10, 2018

How to Submit

Abstracts should be submitted through EasyChair at this link: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=tls2019

Invited Keynote Speakers

This year's conference will feature keynote presentations from:

(additional keynote speakers TBA)

Travel & Hospitality


TLS will be held at the University of Texas at Austin in the Julius Glickman Conference Center[google maps]

The UT is located just a few miles north of downtown Austin. It is accessible primarily via Guadalupe St. which runs along the entire west side of the main campus.


The main airport servicing Austin, TX and the surrounding area is the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). Shuttles and Taxis are available from AUS and the Route 100 Airport Flyer bus has stops on the UT campus at the intersection of 23rd St. E. and Robert Dedman, which is just a short walk from the Linguistics Department building.


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