• March 27-29, 2020
  • 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS)
    1453 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
Add to Calendar 03/27/2020 8:00 am 03/29/2020 8:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Lavender Languages and Linguistics Conference - 27th Annual The 27th annual Lavender Languages and Linguistics Conference will take place at California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in San Francisco, CA on March 27-29 2020. The Lavender Languages and Linguistics conference is dedicated to language and sexuality research and has run annually since 1993. California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS)
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
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2020 Call for Proposals is below, please submit by October 1, 2019.

2020 Student work-in-progress session, please submit by September 15, 2019.

The Lavender Languages and Linguistics conference is dedicated to language and sexuality research and has run annually since 1993. Lavender Languages 27 will retain its inclusive, supportive atmosphere for students and scholars with an interest in language and sexuality (broadly defined). 

Participation by established scholars, early career scholars, graduate and undergraduate students (for students see the email submission for the “works-in-progress” session below) as well as activists and community leaders working on language issues of import to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming, poly, sexually fluid, asexual and other affinity communities will continue have an active presence in all conference activities—including presenting papers and coordinating panels and workshops.

The conference proudly maintains a “no attitudes” atmosphere to ensure that all attendees will benefit from a welcoming, supportive and collaborative conference space. The conference aims at being a safe space following the anti-harassment policy of the Association of Computational Linguistics. This open access and intention are in line with CIIS’ ethos of inclusion and integral thinking as exemplified in the university’s Seven Commitments.

Call for Proposals

Scholars of all backgrounds whose work explores the linkages between language and sexuality are invited to submit abstracts for papers (20 minutes + 10 minutes Q&A), posters or topical panel proposals by clicking submissions. Your submission should be no longer than 350 words and should be anonymized. The deadline for submissions is October 1, 2019.

Student work-in-progress session (click here for PDF submission instructions, do not submit via link above) is organized by Lucy Jones, University of Nottingham, UK at lucy.jones@nottingham.ac.ukDeadline for student submissions is September 15, 2019.

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