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Full Title: English Language and Literature Studies: Embracing Edges

Short Title: ELLSSEE
Location: Belgrade, Serbia
Start Date: 07-Dec-2012 - 09-Dec-2012
Contact: Zoran Paunovic
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://ellsee.fil.bg.ac.rs
Meeting Description: 4th International Conference of the English Department, Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade
English Language and Literature Studies: Embracing Edges (ELLSEE)
7-9 December 2012
Faculty of Philology, Belgrade

The English Department at the Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade, is pleased to announce the fourth international conference on English language and literature studies. The aim of the ELLSEE conference is to promote exchange of ideas across different areas and theoretical frameworks of English linguistics and anglophone literary/cultural studies throughout a broad academic community.

The list of plenary speakers will include:

Vesna Goldsworthy (Professor in English Literature and Creative Writing, Kingston University, UK)
David Norris (Professor in Russian and Slavonic Studies, University of Nottingham, UK)
Greville Corbett (Professor in Linguistics, University of Surrey, UK)
Sergio Scalise (Professor in Linguistics, University of Bologne, Italy)

Conference Fee:

The conference fee is 80 Euros. The fee includes:

Conference pack
Coffee break refreshments
Welcome party


Hotel reservations can be made by the organizers upon request.

Conference Website:

http://ellsee.fil.bg.ac.rs (active as of 1 May 2012)
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics
Subject Language: English
LL Issue: 23.3215

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