On the occasion of Chulalongkorn University’s and the Faculty of Arts’ centenary, the Department of Linguistics will host Chulalongkorn International Student Symposium on Southeast Asian Linguistics in collaboration with Cornell University, University of Sydney, and Nanyang Technological University on June 8-9, 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand. This event will be organized in conjunction with Chulalongkorn Summer School of Southeast Asian Linguistics 2017 (ChulaSEALing2017), the first Summer School dedicated to Southeast Asian Linguistics. It will provide an opportunity for students from all over the world to present their research topics relating to Southeast Asian linguistics, establish links among linguistics students and meet distinguished linguists in the fields.

     Students currently enrolled in an academic program in linguistics or a related field are invited to submit an abstract on any area of Southeast Asian linguistics, including but not limited to the following:

  • Phonetics and phonology

  • Morphology and syntax

  • Semantics, pragmatics, discourse analysis

  • Comparative and Historical linguistics

  • Sociolinguistics

  • Language documentation and endangered languages

  • Psycholinguistics and cognitive linguistics

     The abstract must not exceed 800 words and must be submitted via Easychair by Januray 23, 2017, February 28, 2017. For each selected abstract, a full paper is required by April 30, 2017 May 15, 2017. The full papers should not exceed ten A4 pages, including examples and references, in single-space 12-point type (Times new roman). The accepted papers will be published in a special issue of Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society.

All scholars interested in Southeast Asian Linguistics are welcome to attend Chulalongkorn International Student Symposium on Southeast Asian Linguistics. Thanks to funding from Chula Global Network, registration is free of charge but must be done before April 30, 2017. Note that the symposium maintains a separate registration from ChulaSEALing2017.