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Full Title: Linguistics Association of Great Britain Annual Meeting 2014

Short Title: LAGB 2014
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Start Date: 01-Sep-2014 - 05-Sep-2014
Contact: Oliver Bond
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.lagb.org.uk/lagb2014
Meeting Description: The 2014 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain will be held at The Queen's College, University of Oxford from Monday 1 to Friday 5 September.

Plenary Speakers:

Henry Sweet Lecture 2014: Angelika Kratzer (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
'The semantics of embedding and the syntax of the left periphery'

Linguistics Association Lecture 2014: Adam Albright (MIT)
'Generalizing phonological patterns with phonetic and featural biases'

Special Events:

Workshop on the Semantics of Embedding and the Syntax of the Left Periphery

This workshop, organised by Angelika Kratzer and David Adger, will be held in conjunction with Angelika Kratzer's Henry Sweet Lecture on 2 September 2014.

Workshop on Learning Biases in Natural and Artificial Language Acquisition

This workshop, organised by Adam Albright and Andrew Nevins, will be held in conjunction with Adam Albright's Linguistics Association Lecture on 5 September 2014.

Language Tutorial on Armenian

There will be a Language Tutorial on Armeninan (Armenian, Indo-European; Armenia), given by Bert Vaux (University of Cambridge) on 3 and 4 September 2014.

LAGB Postgraduate Summer School

This new addition to the LAGB Annual Meeting programme will provide postgraduate students with the opportunity to attend masterclasses in linguistics, receive training opportunities, meet linguists and socialise with other postgraduate students from across the UK. The one-day LAGB Summer School will take place on 1 September 2014. This event is co-organised by the LAGB Committee and the LAGB Student Committee.

LAGB Education Committee Session

The LAGB Education Committee will hold a two-hour session on grammar teaching for English and foreign languages.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 25.531

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