Final Call for Papers (Virtual Option; Extended Deadline)

Title: 35th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics 
Date: March 25-March 27, 2022
Location: Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
Contact Person: Ahmad Alqassas
Meeting Email:

Conference Website (

Linguistic Field(s):  General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics; Discourse Analysis, Language Acquisition; Computational Linguistics; Corpus Linguistics 

Subject Language(s):  Arabic, Standard

Call Deadline: 01-Nov-2021   (Extended deadline 20-Nov-2021)

Virtual Option: Presenters will have the option to give their talk remotely via zoom.

Meeting Description:

The Arabic Linguistics Society together with the Georgetown University’s Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies are pleased to announce the 35th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics to be held at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., on March 25-March 27, 2022.

Call for Papers: 

Papers are invited on topics that deal with theoretical and experimental issues in Arabic Linguistics. Research in the following areas of Arabic linguistics is encouraged: linguistic analysis (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics), sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, discourse analysis, historical linguistics, corpus linguistics, language acquisition, and computational linguistics.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Ellen Broselow, Stony Brook University 
  • Peter Hallman, Austrian Research Institute
  • Fawwaz Al-Abed Al-Haq, Hashemite University
  • Reem Khamis-Dakwar, Adelphi University


  • Persons interested in presenting papers are requested to prepare an abstract, following the guidelines at this link: (new window) 
  • Please note that abstracts submitted must be written in English. Abstracts written in any other language will be rejected. Please also note that abstracts submitted by e-mail will not be accepted.
  • To submit to your abstract, please use the EasyAbstract link:
  • Please fill in all the relevant fields on the submission page and upload a .pdf file of your abstract. You will receive an e-mail afterwards indicating that your abstract has been successfully submitted. Should you face any problem submitting your abstract via the above link, please contact the conference organizers at
  •  Twenty minutes will be allowed for each presentation followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion.  
  • Selected papers from the symposium may be considered for publication.

Student Awards: 

There will be at least three best student abstract awards; $300 each.