Third Circular and Call for Abstracts

The Fourth Work­shop on Sino-Tibetan Lan­guages of South­west China (STLS-2016) will be held at the Uni­ver­sity of Wash­ing­ton in Seat­tle, USA, Sep­tem­ber 8–10 (Thursday–Saturday), 2016. This is the third cir­cu­lar and call for abstracts.

Abstract submission is now open! The deadline for abstract submission is February 29, 2016. To submit your abstract, visit the “Abstract Submission” page of the conference web site, Please remember that abstract submissions are anonymous, so do not include author names in the abstract or its file name.

The conference web site remains a work in progress, and will continue to be built out over the following months. If you have questions or suggestions, please contact the conference organizers at

The following information is updated from the second circular:

  1. The conference program will be determined by anonymous review of abstracts.
  2. Abstract sub­mis­sion is now open and will run through Feb­ru­ary 29, 2016. Abstracts may be submitted only via the conference web site; abstracts will not be accepted by email.
  3. Results of abstract review (acceptance/rejection) will be sent out in April 2016.
  4. Copies of all email cir­cu­lars are posted on the con­fer­ence web site at
  5. If you did not receive this circular directly from, and would like to be added to the mail­ing list for future work­shop announce­ments, please send a request by email to with your name and pre­ferred email address.

With all best wishes,

Zev Han­del (on behalf of the STLS-2016 Orga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee)