(virtually at) Brown University
May 7 – 9, 2021

Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) is the premier North American conference on semantics as a part of linguistic theory. The 31th SALT will be hosted by Brown University on May 7 – 9, 2021 and held online. You can see the program here. Information on the Proceedings is forthcoming.

SALT 31 will feature popup mentoring at lunch on Friday. Information on the Pop-up Mentoring program can be found here: https://genderinlinguistics.com/pump/. Details for prospective mentees and prospective mentors can be found under the 'pump' link at the top, which also provide links to applications (for both mentors and mentees) for the program. We encourage mentors and mentees to register as soon as possible; the deadline for registration for the Pop Up Mentoring is Monday May 3 at 3pm ET.

The synchronous component of SALT31 will take place through Zoom and Slack. Links will be sent to registered participants on May 6th. Please register here.

The SALT committee on Equity and Diversity, SALT(ED), will be holding a pre-conference workshop on Thursday, May 6.

For questions or comments, please contact the program committee. By attending, you agree to abide by the Code of Conduct.

Invited speakers


The Call for Abstracts is now available.

Equity in Linguistics

Please take a look at these guidelines from The LSA Committee on Gender Equity in Linguistics (formerly COSWL) for how to use inclusive language to ensure the conference is a welcoming environment.

The Linguistic Society of America (LSA) is proud to sponsor SALT and to publish its Proceedings. Find out more about membership here.