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Conference 2022

NZ Ling Soc

The University of Otago is pleased to be hosting the Linguistic Society of New Zealand annual conference on December 8–9, 2022. This will be preceded by a workshop on Approaches to the Linguistic Study of Narrative on the afternoon of 7 December.

Conference programme

The conference programme is now available to download.


Registration Deadline – 1 December

Please use the Book Tickets link above to register for the conference.


The conference will be hosted at the Dunedin Campus of the University of Otago, and online presentation options will be available for those who cannot travel.


All questions about NZLS 2022 should be emailed to

More information will be provided soon.


Please note that to present at the conference you will need to be a member of the society.  You can register or renew your membership here.

Plenary Speaker

  • Felicity Meakins

    Felicity Meakins

    Professor of Linguistics, University of Queensland

Important Dates

  • 28th October 2022

    Deadline for submission of abstracts
  • 1st December 2022

    Registration closes
  • 7th December 2022

    Narrative workshop
  • 8th December 2022

    Conference opens
  • 9th December 2022

    Conference closes



University of Otago – details TBA

Online participation also available