The 22nd International Yue Conference
Call for Papers

The 22nd International Conference on Yue Dialects will be held at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) on December 8-9, 2017.   The Conference is co-organized by EdUHK's Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies, and Centre for Research on Linguistics and Language Studies. We cordially invite both regional and international scholars and students to share their works on all areas of linguistics related to Cantonese and other Yue dialects. Globalization is the theme and keyword of this year's conference. Research related to the following topics or methodology would be especially encouraged:

Submission of Abstracts

  1. Each presentation will be 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for discussion.
  2. All submitted abstracts can be written either in English or in Chinese, and are limited to one single-spaced A4 page, with 1-inch margin all around. Use font size 12 throughout. Any reference list must be included in the one-page limit.
  3. Each anonymous abstract submitted must be in both MS Word format AND PDF format . In addition, both files are named with the title of the paper.
  4. In the body of the email, provide the following information:
    • (1)   Name(s) of Author(s);
    • (2)   Institutional Affiliation(s);
    • (3)   Contact Address;
    • (4)   E-mail address;
    • (5)   Area of research (e.g., phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, discourse);
    • (6)   Title of the paper.

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  5. We will accept at most one single-authored work AND one joint-authored work by an individual.
  6. All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously. Only those abstracts that are accepted are eligible for presentation.

Important Dates

Submission Deadline: 31 August, 2017 (Thursday)
Notice of Acceptance: 16 October, 2017 (Monday)

LSHK Award for Outstanding Student Paper on Cantonese Linguistics

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