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The Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese is pleased to announce the sixth annual Penn State Undergraduate Exhibition in Hispanic and General Linguistics (PSUxLing) to be held on Friday, April 3rd 2020. PSUxLing is an annual conference that is dedicated to promoting excellence in undergraduate research in linguistics. The first PSUxLing took place on October 6th, 2014, and was attended by over 100 faculty, graduate, and undergraduate linguists. The conference website can be found here:

We invite undergraduate students to submit up to one single-authored and one jointly-authored abstract for consideration. Abstracts should be between 350 and 500 words long, not including references, and should be submitted using the Abstract Submission. The submission deadline is February 1, 2020.

During PSUxLing, undergraduate linguists have the opportunity to present their research at a two-hour poster session, as well as attend two keynote talks by leading researchers in our field. The 2020 keynote speakers are Dr. Gillian Lord (University of Florida) and Dr. Esther Brown (University of Colorado). More information about our speakers, as well as abstracts for their presentations, is available on the PSUxLing6 Website.

PSUxLing is an excellent opportunity for undergraduate linguists from across the country to meet other linguists, share ! their own research, and gain further knowledge of the field of! linguist! ics. While only current undergraduate students are eligible to present their work, everyone is welcome to attend! Travel awards of $300 to $800 will be awarded to students whose abstracts score the highest during the review process and who are traveling from outside Penn State