LINGUIST List 13.274

Fri Feb 1 2002

Calls: Areal Convergence & Language Change

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  1. Yaron Matras, Conference on Linguistic Areas

Message 1: Conference on Linguistic Areas

Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 14:06:48 +0000
From: Yaron Matras <>
Subject: Conference on Linguistic Areas

	'Linguistic areas, convergence and language change'

			Call for Papers
Annual Conference of the North West Centre for Linguistics (NWCL)
		University of Manchester, England
			22-23 November, 2002

			Speakers include:

			Lyle Campbell (Canterbury)
			Walter Bisang (Mainz)
			Peter Bakker (Aarhus)
			April McMahon (Sheffield)
			R. L. Trask (Sussex)

Abstracts are invited for 30-minute presentations on aspects related
to areal convergence and language change. Preference will be given to
papers that survey one or more linguistic areas and assess its
theoretical implications for historical linguistics and contact

Abstracts (of no more than 400 words) can be sent by mail or email
attachment (in Word or RTF) to the organiser, Yaron Matras, email:, Department of Linguistics, University of
Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom.

The deadline for abstract submissions is April 30, 2002.

All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by a panel of referees.

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Yaron Matras
Department of Linguistics
University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PL, UK

Phone 44 161 2753975
Fax 44 161 2753187

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