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LINGUIST List 21.363

Thu Jan 21 2010

Calls: Phonology, Socioling/United Kingdom

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Patrick Honeybone, 18th Manchester Phonology Meeting

Message 1: 18th Manchester Phonology Meeting
Date: 20-Jan-2010
From: Patrick Honeybone <patrick.honeyboneed.ac.uk>
Subject: 18th Manchester Phonology Meeting
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Full Title: 18th Manchester Phonology Meeting
Short Title: 18mfm

Date: 20-May-2010 - 22-May-2010
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Patrick Honeybone
Meeting Email: patrick.honeyboneed.ac.uk
Web Site: http://www.englang.ed.ac.uk/mfm/18mfm.html

Linguistic Field(s): Phonology; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Feb-2010

Meeting Description:

The mfm is the UK's annual phonology conference, with an international set of
organisers. Anyone who declares themselves to be interested in phonology can
submit an abstract on anything phonological in any phonological framework.

Second Call For Papers

Special Session
There is no conference theme - abstracts can be submitted on anything, but a
special themed session has been organised for Friday afternoon, entitled
'Sociolinguistics, variation and phonology'. This will feature the invited
speakers listed below (in alphabetical order) and will conclude in an open
discussion session when contributions from the audience will be very welcome.

- Andries Coetzee (University of Michigan)
- William Labov (University of Pennsylvania)
- Marc van Oostendorp (Meertens Instituut & Leiden University)
- Jane Stuart-Smith (University of Glasgow)

Abstract Submission
- This mentions only a few details - please consult the website for full
information: www.englang.ed.ac.uk/mfm/18mfm.html

- We are using the Linguist List's EasyAbstracts system for abstract
submission. Abstracts should be uploaded to the 18mfm's page on the
EasyAbstracts site by 1st February 2010: http://linguistlist.org/

- Full papers will last around 25 minutes with around 5 minutes for questions,
and there will be a high-profile poster session lasting one and a half hours.
When you submit your abstract, you will be asked to indicate whether you would
be prepared to present your work (i) either as a talk or a poster paper or (ii)
only as a poster.

- We aim to finalise the programme, and to contact abstract-senders by around
the early March, and we will contact all those who have sent abstracts as soon
as the decisions have been made.

- Further important details concerning abstract submission are available on the
conference website. Please make sure that you consult these before submitting
an abstract: www.englang.ed.ac.uk/mfm/18mfm.html


Organising Committee:
The first named is the convenor and main organiser, If you have any queries
about the conference, feel free to get in touch (patrick.honeyboneed.ac.uk).
- Patrick Honeybone (Edinburgh)
- Ricardo Bermudez-Otero (Manchester)

Advisory Board:
- Adam Albright (MIT)
- Jill Beckman (Iowa)
- Bert Botma (Leiden)
- Mike Davenport (Durham)
- Stuart Davis (Indiana)
- Jacques Durand (Toulouse-Le Mirail)
- Daniel L. Everett (Illinois State)
- Paul Foulkes (York)
- S.J. Hannahs (Newcastle upon Tyne)
- John Harris (UCL)
- Kristine A. Hildebrandt (Southern Illinois)
- Martin Krämer (Tromsø)
- Yuni Kim (Manchester)
- Nancy Kula (Essex)
- Ken Lodge (UEA)
- Aditi Lahiri (Oxford)
- Marc van Oostendorp (Meertens Instituut)
- Glyne Piggott (McGill)
- Catherine O. Ringen (Iowa)
- Tobias Scheer (Nice)
- James M. Scobbie (QMU)
- Daniel Silverman (San José State)
- Christian Uffmann (Sussex)
- Marilyn M. Vihman (York)
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