Conference: AFLA 25

25th Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA 25)

Date: 10-May-2018 – 12-May-2018
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Contact Person: Tiffany Liu
Meeting Email:
Web Site:

Call Deadline: 10-Dec-2017

About AFLA: AFLA is an organization that promotes the study of Austronesian languages from a formal perspective. Since the initial meeting in 1994, AFLA has served as a forum for the presentation of new research in all of the core areas of formal linguistics, including (but not limited to) phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, typology, and
psycholinguistics. AFLA has a history of bringing together leading scholars, native speaker linguists, and junior scholars in the formal study of Austronesian languages.

AFLA 25 will take place May 10-12, 2018, at the Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica in Taiwan. This event features the following invited speakers:

Dr. Sandra Chung (UC, Santa Cruz)
Dr. Maria Polinsky (University of Maryland)
Dr. Eric Potsdam (University of Florida)
Dr. Kie Zuraw (UCLA)

Call for Papers:

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes for questions). A poster session may be added to the program following evaluation of submissions. Abstracts may deal with any aspect of theoretical or experimental linguistics (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, typology, and psycholinguistics) on any Austronesian language(s). We ask that you limit your submissions to one singly-authored abstract and one co-authored abstract, or two co-authored abstracts.

Submission guidelines: Submissions should be in PDF format. Abstracts should be no longer than 2 letter-sized (or A4) pages, including all text, data, figures, and references. Text should be in a 12pt font, with page margins no smaller than 1 inch (2.5 cm) on all sides.

Submission Deadline: December 10, 2017 (Taiwan Time, GMT +8)

Submission website: Abstracts should be submitted online at

Questions: Please contact the conference assistant Tiffany Liu at