We are pleased to announce that the 5th Language Creation Conference will take place May 4-5, 2013 in Austin, TX. LCC5 will run from 10am to 8pm on Saturday and from 12 noon to 5pm on Sunday.
The UT Language Creation Society in Austin under the local direction of Alex Sands will be hosting the 5th LCC on the University of Texas, Austin campus in the Student Activities Center.
See our youtube channel for video of the presentations.
Jim Henry Medical Trust
One of our presenters, Jim Henry, is going through a difficult ordeal as he struggles with cystic fibrosis. Jim is a longtime community member and a brother of the conlanging community, and he needs help. If you’d like to read more about his story and perhaps help out, please visit the Jim Henry Medical Trust.
About the LCC
The Language Creation Conference is an international conference discussing issues related to the craft of language creation, or “conlanging”. It includes both fairly technical linguistic discussions as well as more artistic, sociological, or philosophical ones; examples of craft in action; voices from many parts of the conlanging community; and people from all over the world. The conference is open to the public. Preregistration requested. Lunch, snacks, and opportunities to socialize with fellow conlangers will be provided. All proceeds go to the LCS.
We welcome members of the press and will assist you in researching a story about conlangs or conlangers. Press registration is the same as for any other attendee, but we ask that you identify yourself publicly and briefly let the audience know your affiliation(s) and what you are working on.
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