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LINGUIST List 21.4142

Tue Oct 19 2010

Calls: Historical Linguistics, English/France

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Brian Lowrey , Biennial Conference on the Diachrony of English

Message 1: Biennial Conference on the Diachrony of English
Date: 17-Oct-2010
From: Brian Lowrey <brian.lowreyu-picardie.fr>
Subject: Biennial Conference on the Diachrony of English
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Full Title: Biennial Conference on the Diachrony of English
Short Title: CBDA-2

Date: 15-Jun-2011 - 16-Jun-2011
Location: Tours, France
Contact Person: Brian Lowrey
Meeting Email: brian.lowreyu-picardie.fr

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2011

Meeting Description:

The 2nd edition of the international Biennial Conference on the Diachrony
of English will take place at Francois Rabelais University, Tours, France on
June 15th-16th 2011. The main objective of the conference is to provide
linguists working on the history of English, both here in France and
overseas, with an opportunity to present their work and a forum within which
to discuss current issues in English diachronic linguistics. Papers (30
minutes, followed by 10 minutes discussion) are therefore invited on all
topics within this field, and also on other languages relevant to the study of

Parallel to the conference itself, a series of workshops will also be
organized, to allow colleagues who are not specialists to improve their
knowledge of Old and Middle English.

Call for Papers

If you would like to present a paper, please send an abstract (20-30 lines
approx.) as soon as possible, and at the latest by 31st March, 2011 to
either Fabienne Toupin (fabienne.toupinuniv-tours.fr) or Brian Lowrey
(brian.lowreyu-picardie.fr). Notification of acceptance will be sent during
April 2011.

We look forward to having the opportunity to welcome you to Tours, 'ville
d'art et d'histoire' situated at the heart of the Loire valley !

The organizing committee ;

Brian Lowrey (brian.lowreyu-picardie.fr) ; Catherine Delesse
(Catherine.Delesseuniv-nancy2.fr) ; Sylvain Gatelais
(sylvain.gatelaisuniv-tours.fr) ; Fabienne Toupin (fabienne.toupinuniv-
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