22nd Annual conference of Southeast Asian Linguistics Society


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The Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (SEALS) provides a forum to share both research findings at various stages and thought-provoking ideas on the languages and linguistics of Southeast Asia, including the Austroasiatic, Austronesian, Hmong-Mien, Tibeto-Burman and Tai-Kadai language families. Linguistic investigations that interest the SEALS cover a range of topics including descriptive, theoretical and historical linguistics; linguistic anthropology (ethnolinguistics, language attitude and ideology, discourse and conversational analysis, language and gender, language and politics); language planning, literacy and bilingual education.

Abstracts are invited for papers on any of the following topics related to Southeast Asian Languages:

  • Space in Southeast Asian Languages: trajectory, deixis, directionality, metaphorical space etc…
  • Discourse in Southeast Asian Languages: information structure, discourse markers discourse construction, etc.
  • Corpus and variation in Southeast Asian Languages: data, variation, analysis, structure, normalization, usages, etc…

Furthermore, we invite papers on any aspect of language or linguistics related to the languages of Southeast Asia.

Keynote speakers

Abstract submission format

Please send your abstract of no more than 500 words on-line at Easychair
If you encounter problems with Easychair please contact : seals22.agay@gmail.com

If special font or characters are required, please use Unicode.
Abstracts should have the following structure:
Page 1 : Text (500 words) containing a statement of topic, approach and conclusions.
Page 2 : Examples and references.
Abstracts will be evaluated by the members of the academic committee on a strictly scientific basis.


  • Abstract submission: 12 February 2012, online
  • Notification of acceptance : 15 March 2012, via e-mail

Presentation guidelines

Presentations should be in French or English. Participants will be allocated 25 minutes for presentation, plus 10 minutes for discussion.



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