Northwest Linguistics Conference NWLC 38, May 27–28, 2022

The Department of Linguistics at Simon Fraser University is pleased to host the 38th annual Northwest Linguistics Conference. We invite authors to submit abstracts for NWLC 2022. The conference is planned to take place virtually over Zoom from May 27th – May 28th, 2022.

News and Updates

MAY 10th, 2022

Conference schedule and registration now available

All confirmed papers are in and we now have a conference schedule for you to view! Get the schedule at this link or find it at the bottom of this page.

Here's the registration page. Registering for the conference is totally free, and this contact information is how we'll get the Zoom link to you. Please register as soon as possible—including if you are presenting—so we can be as prepared as possible.

Instructions for presenters

We sent some instructions out so you know what to expect. In case you need it again, you can find it here.

APRIL 28th, 2022

Presentations accepted!

We currently have 20 accepted presentations! The conference is now planned to take place May 27th–May 28th. A schedule will be available here soon!

APRIL 25th, 2022

Have you tried to contact us?

There was an issue with our email service, and so we may have missed your message if you tried to get in contact with us. It all should be resolved now, so we have reached out to everybody who may have sent us something during that time. If you haven't heard from us and tried to contact us, please email us again and we'll absolutely get back to you this time. Promise!

Relevant dates:

Call for papers opens February 18, 2022
Call for papers closes

March 13, 2022

April 3rd, 2022

Conference May 27–May 28th, 2022

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