Chicago Linguistic Society

The Chicago Linguistic Society is the oldest student-run linguistics organization in the United States. This linguistics conference has been held almost every year since 1965. This academic year, CLS will host its 57th annual meeting. Visit their website for more information on this year's conference and past proceedings. 


CLS 57 is going virtual! The dates will remain the same, but all talks, posters, and social events will be hosted on an online platform.

Registration for CLS 57 is free. Please fill out this google form for registration. Zoom links/passwords/Discord will be sent to registrants in advance of the conference.


Important Dates

  • Conference Dates: May 6 (Thursday) - May 8 (Saturday), 2020
    • Submission Deadline:  January 15, 2021 (11:59 PM CST)

Invited Speakers



Please email us for any questions or issues that may arise.