The Chicago Linguistic Society is the oldest student-run linguistics organization in the United States. Our linguistics conference has been held every year since 1965. This academic year, CLS will host its 54th annual meeting, which will be held from Thursday, April 26, to Saturday, April 28, 2018.

Invited Speakers

On this site, you can find information about CLS 54, view the call for papers, view the conference schedule (updated on April 24), find information about conference proceedings, and learn about past conferences. An announcement about CLS 54 conveying a proper subset of this information is also available on LinguistList and can be accessed here.


Eszter Ronai, Laura Stigliano, Yenan Sun


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