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Full Title: Methods in Dialectology XV

      
Short Title: Methods XV
Location: Groningen, Netherlands
Start Date: 11-Aug-2014 - 15-Aug-2014
Contact: Nanna H Hilton
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.methods-xv.net/
Meeting Description: Methods XV - University of Groningen

In a world of virtual communication and increasing opportunities for
geographical mobility, both the basis for linguistic variation and the types of
variation that are frequently encountered are hanging. The field of dialectology
is also hanging - therefore, the theme for the 15th edition of Methods in
Dialectology is 'The Future of dialects'. One of the aims of the conference is
to bring traditional approaches to dialectology together with the latest
advances in data collection technologies, new analysis instruments, and new
interpretations of the concept of 'dialect'.

Methods in Dialectology is a triennial conference that alternates between
Canada and Europe. Methods XV will be held at the University of Groningen
from Monday, 11 August to Friday, 15 August 2014. We are proud to
announce that the following speakers have accepted our invitation to deliver
keynote addresses at the conference:

Jacob Eisenstein (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Frans Gregersen (University of Copenhagen)
Mark Liberman (University of Pennsylvania)
Naomi Nagy (University of Toronto)
Brigitte Pakendorf (Université de Lyon)
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 24.3717

The following session(s) will be held during this meeting:
Instrumental Articulatory Phonetics and Dialectological Fieldwork: Strange Bedfellows?

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