Linguists’ Day 2017

New deadline for abstracts submission: 31 March 2017

The annual Linguists’ Day of the LSB (Linguistic Society of Belgium) will be organized this year on Friday 5 May 2017 at the Faculty of Philosophy and Literature at the University of Antwerp. All activities (lectures and lunch) will take place in building D (entrance via the corner of Grote Kauwenberg and Vekestraat or via Grote Kauwenberg).


Lectures (20’ presentation + 10’ discussion) can deal with any linguistic topic and can be given in one of the three national languages (Dutch, French, German) or in English. Abstracts (max. 500 words, without references) should clearly indicate the subject, the objectives, the used data and method and the (provisional) results. All abstracts can be submitted to Jessica Van de Weerd ( with Patrick Dendale in cc. ( until Friday 31 March 2017. Before 14 April 2017 you will be informed about acceptance of your abstract.


Attendance is free of charge (this holds for members and non-members). If you want to give a lecture you must be a member of the LSB (this means that you have to be registered on the website and payed your contribution (€ 20 or € 40 if you wish to obtain the latest volume of the Belgian Journal of Linguistics for 2017).


Like we did last year the board will be organizing the Best Paper Presentation Award for doctoral students. If you wish to participate make sure you mention it when you submit your proposition.

Important data:

  • 24 March 2017: deadline submission abstracts – new deadline: 31 March 2017
  • 14 April 2017: notification of acceptance
  • 28 April 2017: deadline registration lunch
  • 5 May 2017: Linguists’ Day

Organization: Jessica Van de Weerd and Patrick Dendale