Workshop in General Linguistics (WiGL 17)

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1221 Humanities
@ 1:00 pm - @ 7:00 pm

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WiGL 17 Conference website

Call for Papers

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Linguistics Student Organization (LSO) invites submissions for papers to be presented at the 17th Annual Workshop in General Linguistics (WiGL 17), to be held in-person Friday and Saturday, March 24-25, 2023, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


The keynote speakers for the workshop are Ryan Henke and Laura Horton, Assistant Professors of Language Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


WiGL is a conference run by students for students and is a forum for all students from UW-Madison and other institutions to present and share their research. We invite abstracts from undergraduate, graduate, and recently graduated students for 30-minute presentations (20 minutes + 10 minutes for questions) and posters on any linguistics-related topic.


Abstracts should be at most 500 words, not including data, graphics, or references, and should not include the author’s name or affiliation. Please submit abstracts in pdf format. Abstracts will be accepted until 20 January 2023 at 11:59PM CST, and decisions will be announced in early February. Please submit abstracts via this Google Form:


For advice on writing an effective abstract, see the following resource:


Please contact one of the workshop co-organizers with any questions or concerns:


Jae Weller


Rachyl Hietpas