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 58th annual meeting. Visit their website for more information on this year's conference and past proceedings. Materials from previous conferences may be found here


CLS58 is expected to be in person! Registration for CLS58 is free; to register, please fill out this google form. The call for papers is now open here.


Important Dates

  • Conference Dates: April 22 (Friday) - April 24 (Sunday), 2022
    • Submission Deadline:  January 9, 2022 (11:59 PM CST)

Invited Speakers

  • Kathryn Davidson (Harvard University)

  • Monica Do (University of Chicago)

  • Emily Gasser (Swarthmore College)

  • James Kirby (University of Edinburgh)

  • Roger Levy (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

  • Lal Zimman (University of California Santa Barbara)


 • Sam Gray

 • Quain (Tianrang Bu)

 • Lucas Fagen

 • Stephanie Reyes

 • Irene Tang


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