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LINGUIST List 23.3961

Tue Sep 25 2012

Calls: English, Historical Linguistics/France

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 23-Sep-2012
From: Brian Lowrey <brian.lowreyu-picardie.fr>
Subject: 3rd Biennial Conference on the Diachrony of English
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Full Title: 3rd Biennial Conference on the Diachrony of English
Short Title: CBDA-3

Date: 06-Jun-2013 - 08-Jun-2013
Location: Amiens, France
Contact Person: Brian Lowrey
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.cbdaconference.org/

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2013

Meeting Description:

The 3rd edition of the international Biennial Conference on the Diachrony of English (CBDA-3) will take place at the Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, France on June 6-8, 2013. The main objective of the conference is to provide linguists working on the history of English with an opportunity to present their work and a forum within which to discuss current issues in English diachronic linguistics.

Parallel to the conference itself, a series of workshops will also be organized, on a variety of topics, including the study of specific texts or genres, or manuscripts.

Further information will shortly be available on the meeting website:


Call for Papers:

We welcome papers on all topics within this field, on all periods in the history of English, and even on other languages directly relevant to the study of English.

If you would like to present a paper please send an abstract (approximately 300 words), in Word or pdf format, either to Fabienne Toupin (fabienne.toupinuniv-tours.fr) or to Brian Lowrey (brian.lowreyu-picardie.fr). We would ask you to leave the abstract anonymous, but to cite your name and affiliation as well as the title of your paper in the email. Those who would like to organise a workshop session are invited to contact the organising committee by email at one of the addresses given below.

Organising Committee:

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

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