Conference: IACL 22 & NACCL 26

The 22nd Annual Conference of the IACL & the 26th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics, May 2-4, 2014.

Location: College Park, Maryland, USA

Contact Person: Minglang Zhou

Meeting Email:

Web Site:

The annual conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL ) is an international conference, which has been held in Asia, Europe, and America over the past 20 years. It has become a major conference for scholars and students around the globe who are interested in Chinese linguistics and related studies. The IACL-22 conference programs consist of keynote speeches, panel discussions, oral and poster presentations, and presentations by the finalists competing for IACL Awards (YSA, MJH, IRA).

The annual North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics, known as the Northeast Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NECCL), was renamed NACCL during the third conference to broaden its geographical representation to include all of the U.S. as well as Canada ( NACCL conferences are held jointly with annual conferences of IACL when the latter is held in North America. The NACCL-26 conference programs consist of keynote speeches, panel discussions, and oral and poster presentations.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline: December 15, 2013

Notification of Acceptance: February 1, 2014 (Non-IACL members must join IACL by March 2, 2014 to be elligible to present at the conference.)

Conference dates: May 2-4, 2014

IACL-22 & NACCL-26 Abstract Submission

Abstracts are invited for talks on any fields of Chinese linguistics or linguistic studies of languages in China. Each talk will be 15 minutes, followed by a 10-minute discussion. Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract per author. Abstracts should be submitted online through Conference Email ( Notice of acceptance will be sent on February 1, 2014. Non-IACL members must join IACL within 30 days of the notice of acceptance (by March 2, 2014). The program will not include non-IACL members.

Abstract Format:

Abstracts should be in WORD, or in PDF if special fonts (such as IPA) are used.

Abstracts should be written in English for presentations in English or in Chinese for presentations in Chinese

For English: Please use standard Times New Roman font, size 12 pt

For Chinese: Please use Song font(宋体/宋體), size 12 pt

Abstracts are limited to one page (using 1 inch margins on all sides), including examples and (selected) references  (using APA style).

Two copies of an abstracts should be submitted: one anonymous (with title only) and one with title, name(s), institution(s), and email address. Abstracts should include a subcategory (such as “phonology,” “syntax,” “sociolinguistic,” “applied linguistics,” “GC symposium,” etc. in the header.