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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics
Call Deadline: 21-Mar-2010
This 1 day conference is designed to give linguistics postgraduates from all research areas an opportunity to present and discuss their research in an informal and intellectually stimulating setting.
Call for Papers
Abstracts should be no more than 300 words and should be submitted via e-mail as attachments (Microsoft Word/Rich Text Format files). Abstracts should not include the author's name or any other identifying information.
Abstracts should be sent to laelpgabstractlancaster.ac.uk. The deadline is 21 March 2010. No late submissions will be accepted. All submissions will be blind peer-reviewed.
Note that we can only accept abstracts from postgraduate students. We are unable to consider abstracts from authors whose doctoral awards have already been made.
Abstract should include only: 1. The title of the paper 2. A list of 3-5 key words describing the area and focus of the paper 3. The aim of the session 4. The research focus 5. The research methodology 6. A brief summary of findings (if applicable) 7. A short list of key references Please note: 300-word limit does not include points (1), (2) and (7).
The subject line of the email should contain the words "Abstract submission"
The body of the email message should contain: 1. The title and preferred presentation type (oral or poster) 2. The name(s) of the author(s) and their affiliation(s) 3. A brief author's bio-data (up to 40 words) 4. The author's e-mail address and contact details 5. Audiovisual equipment required (if any) 6. The main and secondary area of your research, from the list below
Cognitive linguistics Corpus linguistics Critical discourse analysis Historical linguistics Literacy studies Pragmatics/semantics Phonetics/phonology Second language teaching/learning/assessment Sociolinguistics Syntax/morphology Stylistics Translation studies Other: please specify
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