Call for Papers

The Departments of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin-Madison invite submissions for papers to be presented at the 6th Lusophone and Hispanic Linguistics Symposium (LHLS6).

We are proud to announce the participation of the following keynote speakers:
Dr. Xosé Luís Regueira
Dr. Patricia Giménez-Eguíbar

Submissions for the main session from graduate students and other scholars are welcome in any descriptive, social, applied or theoretical approach to linguistics, from a synchronic or diachronic perspective. Papers on topics in Spanish, Portuguese, and/or the languages they are in contact with should not exceed 20 minutes. The languages of the symposium are English, Portuguese and Spanish.

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 sent to

The deadline for submission is 12 p.m. CST on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. You will be notified of the status of your submission by late-August.

Please contact the submissions coordinator with any questions or concerns:
Gabriel Rei-Doval