The University of Texas at Austin is hosting the 49th meeting of New Ways of Analyzing Variation as a virtual conference. This year's theme is

Diversity in Variation

Through talks and workshops, we plan to highlight communities, research questions, and methods that reflect the full diversity of language variation studies.

Our plenary speakers are

Their work advances the field in non-traditional ways. - Although submissions may address any and all areas of language variation and change, for NWAV 49 we particularly welcome proposals which highlight:

  • Variation in less studied communities

  • Computational sociolinguistics

  • Methodological innovation

  • Combination of multiple methods

Key Dates

  • Call for Papers published: 25 January

  • Submissions open: 15 February

  • Deadline for submissions: 07 June

  • Notifications of acceptance by: 05 August

  • Submit presentation video links by: 10 October

  • Submit PDF files of posters by: 18 October

  • Conference: 19-24 October

But What About NWAV 50?

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Some previous NWAV conferences

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Austin, TX (2019)