Workshop In General Linguistics (WIGL)

The LSO has sponsored the Workshop in General Linguistics annually since 2003. The workshop is held in spring at UW-Madison, and is open to presentations from any subfield of linguistics. The proceedings are published online in the LSO Working Papers.


WIGL 11 (2014)

WIGL 11 will be held on May 10–11, 2014.

Submissions are welcome in any field of descriptive, applied or theoretical linguistics. The proceedings are published online in the LSO Working Papers in Linguistics. 

Abstracts should be at most one page, with one inch margins and 12 point font. A second page may be included for references and/or data. Abstracts should be submitted online via Easy Abs: The deadline for submission is Friday, January 31 2014. You will be notified of the status of your submission by early March. 


Invited Speakers: 

Tom Purnell, Eric Raimy, and Joe Salmons (University of Wisconsin–Madison)


Please contact the submissions coordinator with any questions or concerns:

Sarah Lundquist
WIGL 11 Submissions Coordinator


Past WIGLs


Note: this page is being restructured, information on past WIGLs to appear soon. -11/22/10



Schedule Invited Speakers
WIGL 10 (2012) Schedule Monica Macaulay, Rand Valentine   

WIGL 9 (2011)

Schedule Rebecca Shields  

WIGL 8 (2010)


Joe Salmons, Hamid Ouali


WIGL 7 (2009)

  Kier Moulton  
WIGL 6 (2008) Schedule Yafei Li  
WIGL 5 (2007) Schedule and abstracts Murvet Enc pictures
WIGL 4 (2006) Schedule and abstracts Marianne Milligan  
WIGL 3 (2005) Schedule Monica Macaulay  
WIGL 2 (2004) Schedule Tom Purnell  
WIGL 1 (2003)   Vivian Lin  


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