• CLS 57 is going virtual! The dates will remain the same, but all talks, posters, and social events will be hosted on an online platform. Stay tuned for more info!
  • The call for papers for CLS 57 is now online! View it here on our website or here on EasyChair - we are currently accepting submissions until January 8, 2021!


The Chicago Linguistic Society is the oldest student-run linguistics organization in the United States. Our linguistics conference has been held almost every year since 1965. This academic year, CLS will host its 57th annual meeting, which will be held from Thursday, May 6, to Saturday, May 8, 2021.

Invited Speakers

CLS 56 Online Repository: Papers accepted to CLS 56 are now being hosted on an online repository which can be found here.



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