The Speculative Grammarian wants your submissions

The Speculative Grammarian, the premier scholarly journal featuring research in the neglected field of satirical linguistics, wants YOU to write for them!

SpecGram publishes satirical and humorous articles, poems, cartoons, ads, and all sorts of other material—and no field within or related to linguistics is off limits.

Submit your works of genius here.


CULC: Call for papers!

Call for Papers for the 4th annual Cornell Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium

Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
April 10-11, 2010

UnderLings, the Cornell University undergraduate linguistics association, requests abstract submissions for the fourth annual Cornell Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium. Student submissions at all levels are encouraged in a variety of subfields of linguistics, including but not limited to phonetics, phonology, syntax, historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, and language acquisition. Applicants pursuing a B.A., B.S., or equivalent degree are invited to submit a one-page abstract for a talk of no more than twenty minutes in length or for a poster presentation at our poster session. Abstracts should be submitted to by Friday, March 5th, 2010. Please indicate whether you would like to be considered for a talk or for the poster session or both. There is a probability that the conference proceedings will be published afterward, most likely in an online, widely-accessible format. More information about the colloquium and online pre-registration will be available soon online.

Please direct any questions to

TULCon3: Call for Papers

The Society of Linguistics Undergraduate Students (SLUGS) at the University of Toronto is excited to announce its third annual conference for undergraduates from March 5-7, 2010. The Toronto Undergraduate Linguistics Conference (TULCon) is a great opportunity to meet your peers in the linguistics world, share your work, and learn; and we invite your submissions.

Abstracts should be approximately 500 words in length (not including references), can be about any topic relating to linguistics, and can also be works in progress. Speakers will have the opportunity to speak for 20 minutes with 5 minutes for questions following. In your submission, please indicate whether you would like to present a talk or a poster during our poster session.

Submissions should be sent as .pdf or Microsoft Word (.doc, NOT .docx) attachments to by February 5, 2010.
If you have any questions, please contact SLUGS at

Columbia Undergraduate Journal of Anthropology: call for submissions!

Do you have an anthropology-flavored essay, poem, or piece of original artwork burning a hole in your hard drive? Submit it to CUJA by December 24!

The Columbia Undergraduate Journal of Anthropology is seeking submissions for the Spring 2010 issue. CUJA is an annually published, inter-disciplinary journal written and edited by undergraduates from many academic majors and backgrounds.

We welcome submissions of all varieties and encourage our authors to submit creative and experimental work or academic papers. Poetry, diagrams, and artwork are just as welcome as class projects, papers, and field reports. All work that thoughtfully engages with and questions social worlds past, present, and future will be considered.

Deadline for all submissions: December 24.

We are also looking for new editors. Students interested in editing their peers’ academic work should send a short application with an overview of their academic interests, a description of the class they have most enjoyed (and why), and a short writing sample, as well as their name, class year, major, and contact information.

Deadline for editorial application: December 11.

Paper submissions, editor applications, and general inquiries may be sent to:

TULCon Call for Submissions ends in 1 week

The Call for Submissions for University of Toronto’s undergraduate linguistics conference, TULCon, is closing one week from today (on Friday 2/13). 

 If you have any research that you’ve done in the field of linguistics that you want to present either as a 20-minute talk OR a poster, please submit your 1-page abstract to by February 13th.

Also, whether you are submitting a paper or you just want to attend the conference, please register on our website. There is no payment to be made on the website, but registering helps give us a better idea of how many people to expect.