Abstract Submission

The in-person Mental Lexicon conference is rescheduled for October 12th-15th, 2021 (one year after the original date). It will take place in the same venue, the Queen’s Landing Hotel in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada. We will announce a new deadline for abstract submission in the Fall of 2020, giving you ample time for the preparation and submission of your contributions to the conference. Please monitor this website (https://mentallexicon.artsrn.ualberta.ca/) for further updates on the Mental Lexicon conference. We will be in touch with those of you who have already submitted your abstracts. 

  • Abstracts may be no longer than one (1) page, (21.6 × 27.9 cm / 8½ × 11 in) single-spaced in a 12-point font, with 1-inch (2.54 cm) margins, plus references.
    1. A complete list of references cited in the abstract must also be submitted, although if on an additional page it will not be included in the program booklet.
    2. In order to help ensure anonymity, abstracts should not contain excessive references to their authors’ publications. Furthermore, the abstract should not contain acknowledgements for grants or to granting agencies.References in the abstract should normally be limited to published works.
  • Abstracts should contain:
    1. a title;
    2. a clear and explicit statement of the research question to be examined;
    3. a clear statement of the research context, including key references;
    4. an indication of the main arguments involved, including key examples, if applicable. In the case of empirical studies in progress, pilot results must be included;
    5. a statement of the conclusions reached and an assessment of their significance.
  • Authors should only identify themselves on the abstract submission form below; abstracts must be anonymous.
  • ABSTRACTS ARE TO BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY, in .pdf format only please, here.