I. Meeting Description:

We are happy to announce that 36th South Asian Language Analysis Roundatable (SALA 36) will be held in Kathmandu,Nepal on July 8-10,2020. The Central Department of Linguistics, Tribhuvan University is the main organizer of this conference.

II.Call for papers

Abstracts are invited for 30 minutes (20+10) talks and posters, as per the following details:

Submissions (Talks and Posters):

The main conference sessions will involve 30-minute talks (20 min. + 10 min. discussion), and poster presentations. Contributions can focus on results from completed as well as ongoing research. Presentations should describe original, unpublished work.

Submission Specifications:
We invite abstracts for individual presentations, posters as well as workshop proposals. We welcome submissions concerning research on South Asian languages pertaining to one or more of the following topics, but not limited to:

  • Phonetics and Phonology
  • Morphology and Syntax
  • Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Comparative and typological studies 
  • Cognitive and psycholinguistic studies
  • Language contact
  • Historical linguistics and language change
  • Translation studies
  • Computational linguistics
  • Corpus and quantitative linguistic studies 
  • Language endangerment, preservation and documentation
  • Language learning, acquisition, and teaching 
  • Language policies and planning

All abstracts should be submitted in word and PDF format not exceeding 500 words through easychair (https://easychair.org/cfp/SALA36). Abstracts should be no more than one page of text, with an additional page for figures, examples, and references. The abstract should be in 12 pt. with 2 inches’ margin on all 4 sides and include a title. Omit author name(s) and affiliation(s) (including in PDF document properties), and avoid obvious self-reference. The language of the conference is English and all abstracts must be written in English.