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Thu Feb 16 2006

Confs: General Ling/Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

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Message 1: Linguistics Association of Great Britain 2006 meeting
Date: 14-Feb-2006
From: Patrick Honeybone <patrick.honeyboneed.ac.uk>
Subject: Linguistics Association of Great Britain 2006 meeting



Linguistics Association of Great Britain 2006 meeting
Short Title: LAGB 2006


Date: 01-Jan-2006 - 01-Jan-2006
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Contact: S.J. Hannahs
Meeting URL: http://lagb2006.ncl.ac.uk

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The 2006 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain will be held at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, from 30th August to 2nd September. The local organisers will be S.J. Hannahs and Tina Fry. The Meeting will last four days and will feature several special events, including two invited speakers and an invited Language Tutorial.

The LAGB 2006 meeting will take place at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, from 30th August to 2nd September. The deadline for abstracts will be 3rd April 2006 and the full call for papers, with details of how to submit abstracts, will be sent out very soon.

The full programme of special events has not yet been finalised, but it will include:
1. The Henry Sweet Lecture 2006: Professor Nick Evans (University of Melbourne) 'The pleasures and pains of careful articulation: stable nasal-stop clusters in Australian languages as a typological conundrum'.
2. The Linguistics Association Lecture 2006: Professor Sharon Inkelas (University of California, Berkeley) 'The flip side of blocking: multiple exponence in agglutinating languages'.
3. A special themed session organised by Sharon Inkelas and Andrew Spencer, related to the Linguistics Association Lecture, with the title 'Exponence in morphology and syntax', for which abstracts will be invited.
4. There will be a Language Tutorial on Iwaidja, given by Professor Nick Evans (University of Melbourne).
5. There will be a session organised by the LAGB's Education Committee with the theme 'How can linguists help schools?' with contributions by Julie Blake (Villiers Park Educational Trust) and Sue Barry (Manchester Metropolitan).




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