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LINGUIST List 19.2801

Sun Sep 14 2008

Confs: General Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Typology/Sweden

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Message 1: 23rd Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics
Date: 14-Sep-2008
From: Anju Saxena <anju.saxenalingfil.uu.se>
Subject: 23rd Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics
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23rd Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics

Date: 01-Oct-2008 - 03-Oct-2008
Location: Uppsala, Sweden
Contact: Åke Viberg
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.lingfil.uu.se/personal/anjusaxena/scl/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Typology

Meeting Description:

The theme of the conference is Multilingualism. It subsumes cross-linguistic typological studies, linguistic variation and language change in contact situations as well as studies relating to bilingualism and to second and foreign language learning. The 23rd SLC welcomes abstracts for presentations from all areas of Linguistics including, but not limited to multilingualism.

The 23rd Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics
Uppsala University, Sweden
1-3 October 2008

Plenary speakers:
Michael Noonan (University of Wisconsin)
What do we mean by the genetic relatedness of languages?

Anna Siewierska (Lancaster University)
The impersonal-to-passive highway: an instance of bidirectional change

Workshops:
Language Documentation and Language Description

Language Change in Bilingual Communities. Focus on the Post-Soviet
Countries and their Immigrant Communities Elsewhere

New voices - New visions, Swedish Minority Language Policies in
Transition
Readability and Multilingualism

A detailed program can be found at:
http://www.lingfil.uu.se/personal/anjusaxena/scl/index.html


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