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Wed Dec 5 2001

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  1. Carole Tiberius, Workshop on Agreement

Message 1: Workshop on Agreement

Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2001 18:11:53 +0000
From: Carole Tiberius <>
Subject: Workshop on Agreement


September 16-17, 2002

UMIST - University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
(Manchester, UK)

Sponsored by ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) and LAGB (Linguistics
Association of Great Britain)

The Surrey Morphology Group is organising a workshop on
agreement, to be held in conjunction with the 2002 autumn
meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain.

The aim of the workshop is to disseminate the results from
an ESRC project on agreement carried out by Greville Corbett,
Dunstan Brown, Carole Tiberius, and Julia Barron. There
will be papers by our consultants Nick Evans and Marianne
Mithun, and further invited papers on agreement by Bernard
Comrie, Maria Polinsky, and Anna Siewierska.

The project involves a typological database which will be
of interest to linguists of different persuasions and to
psycholinguists. The workshop will take place on 16-17
September 2002, immediately before the LAGB. At the
workshop, there will be opportunity for discussion, but
we are not inviting additional papers.

It is hoped that participants at the workshop will stay on
to the LAGB and offer abstracts to the main meeting.

Booking information will be available through the LAGB
circulars. In the meantime, we welcome expressions of
interest (to

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