Call for Papers


The 18th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-18) will

be held from Friday June 23 through Sunday, June 25, 2006 at Western

Washington University, Bellingham, Washington.


 Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks in all theoretical and applied research areas of Chinese linguistics and Chinese acquisition.


 Requirements for Submission of Abstracts:


 Abstracts must be camera-ready, on a single page, single spaced, in 12-point type, with one inch margins.


 Mail five (5) copies of the abstract, one of which includes name(s) of author(s), affiliation(s), and e-mail address(es); the other four (for anonymous review) identified by title only.


 Please include a 3x5 card containing the paper title, name(s) of author(s), affiliation, status (student or non-student), address, phone number, and e-mail.


 To facilitate the reviewing process, identify on the card the primary area of linguistics addressed in your paper (e.g., Phonetics/Phonology, Syntax, Semantics, Functional/Pragmatics, Dialectology, Historical Phonology, Historical Syntax, Computational/Corpus Linguistics, First Language Acquisition Studies, Second Language Acquisition Studies, Psycholinguistics, or Sociolinguistics).


 Deadline for receipt of abstracts is January 13, 2006.


 Please mail abstracts to:



 Department of Modern & Classical Languages

 Western Washington University

 Bellingham, WA 98225-9057



 Please do not send abstracts by e-mail or fax.


 NACCL-18 Website:

 E-mail: <>


 We hope to see you in Bellingham in June 2006!


 Janet Zhiqun Xing

 For The NACCL-18 Organizing Committee