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Students in the Department of Linguistics have been organizing a student conference in linguistics since 2001. The conference is intended to celebrate the wide breadth of issues taken up in theoretical and applied linguistics, including interdisciplinary approaches.


UUSCIL 2020 has been cancelled. Please check back mid April for digital representations of student work this year.

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 UUSCIL 2020

April 10th, 2020


The Language and Communication Building

Room 2110

255 S Central Campus Drive

Salt Lake City, Utah 84112


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Utah is pleased to announce the 2020 University of Utah Student Conference in Linguistics, to be held on Friday, April 10th. The conference is open to undergraduate and graduate students in Linguistics and Linguistics-related fields, and is an opportunity to showcase your work, meet other linguistics students, and learn more about linguistics in the state of Utah. This is a great opportunity to present any of your completed projects or works in progress. We invite both oral presentations (20 minutes long plus 10 minutes for questions) and posters.


Interested students should submit an abstract no more than one page long (and an optional page for data, figures & references) to by January 15th, 2020. Please indicate whether you prefer a 20-minute talk or a poster. We anticipate accepting all qualified submissions. Accepted presenters will be given further instructions regarding presentations and logistical information closer to the conference date.


Abstract Requirement: 1 page abstract + 1 optional page for data, figures & references.

Submit to:

Deadline: January 15th, 2020

For questions or for additional information, please email


Previous Conference Schedules

Last Updated: 3/20/20