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Postgraduate Research Symposium on Linguistics, Language, and Speech (PRSLLS)

Dates: 18 & 19 June 2021 (Fri & Sat)
Virtual Venue: Zoom (for 18 & 19 June)


The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies (CBS) of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University is excited to announce that the Postgraduate Research Symposium on Linguistics, Language, and Speech (PRSLLS) will be held on 18 & 19 June 2021. It will be held online due to COVID-19 situations worldwide.

The symposium will provide an inter-institutional forum for postgraduate research students from different disciplines to present and discuss their works, exchange ideas and share experiences. Scholars and experts of linguistics, speech and language development or acquisition, and communication disorders are welcomed to submit abstracts.

The programme of the symposium will include two workshops for postgraduate research students on research presentation skills and academic writing, as well as using different software for the statistical analyses of (computational) linguistics research.

Themes (including but not limited to):

Language processing & acquisition
Computational modelling
Neurolinguistics & psycholinguistics
Cognitive processes in translating & interpreting
Communication disorders
Health communication and language

Key Dates:

Submission of abstract: 5 April, 2021 19 April 2021
Notification of acceptance: 21 May, 2021
Registration deadline: 11 June, 2021
Conference: 18 June-19 June, 2021
Submission of full papers: 3 July 2021
Best presentation award announcement: 19 June, 2021
Best Paper Award announcement: upon the publication of the proceedings
Workshops: 18 & 19 June 2021
Social Event: 18 June 2021 evening

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