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Full Title: Change and Variation in Canada 8

Short Title: CVC 8
Location: Kingston, ON, Canada
Start Date: 31-May-2014 - 01-Jun-2014
Contact: Anastasia Riehl
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.cvc8.org
Meeting Description: The eighth annual Change and Variation in Canada (CVC 8) workshop will take place May 31-June 1, 2014 at Queen’s University
in Kingston, Ontario.

Change and Variation in Canada (CVC) is an annual workshop that brings together researchers working within a variationist
framework on Canadian language varieties and/or at Canadian institutions. CVC provides an opportunity for researchers to
discuss work in progress and exchange ideas in an informal, collegial setting. Students are encouraged to attend and to present
their work.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 25.1380

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