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LINGUIST List 21.413

Mon Jan 25 2010

Calls: General Ling, Historical Ling/Netherlands

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


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        1.    Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade, Robert Lowth Symposium

Message 1: Robert Lowth Symposium
Date: 22-Jan-2010
From: Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade <i.m.tiekenhum.leidenuniv.nl>
Subject: Robert Lowth Symposium
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Full Title: Robert Lowth Symposium

Date: 17-Dec-2010 - 18-Dec-2010
Location: Leiden, Netherlands
Contact Person: Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade
Meeting Email: emailrobertlowth.com
Web Site: http://www.robertlowth.com

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 01-May-2010

Meeting Description:

2010 may rightly be called the Robert Lowth Year: on 27 November it will have
been three hundred years since he was born "in his Father's Prebendal house in
the Close Winchester", as he himself wrote in his brief Memoirs.

To celebrate this event as well as the fact that his grammar may be called the
most important grammar published during the eighteenth century, the VICI
research project The Codifiers and the English Language is organising a two-day
symposium in Leiden, on 17 and 18 December.

Plenary speaker at the symposium will be Carol Percy, from the University of
Toronto.

Call for Papers

The Call for Papers is now open. Please send a one-page abstract (double
spaced) before 1 May to emailrobertlowth.com. Notification of acceptance will
be given within six weeks of that date.

For further information, see the Robert Lowth website at www.robertlowth.com.
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