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LINGUIST List 24.3420

Sun Sep 01 2013

Calls: English, General Linguistics/Switzerland

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 30-Aug-2013
From: Lena Zipp <islewebes.uzh.ch>
Subject: International Society for the Linguistics of English 3rd Conference 2014
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Full Title: International Society for the Linguistics of English 3rd Conference 2014
Short Title: ISLE 3

Date: 24-Aug-2014 - 27-Aug-2014
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Contact Person: Marianne Hundt
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.isle3.uzh.ch/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 31-Dec-2013

Meeting Description:

ISLE, the International Society for the Linguistics of English, and the English Department of the University of Zurich are pleased to announce the third triennial ISLE conference to be held in August 2014.

The conference theme is 'Building bridges: inter- and intra-disciplinary research'.

The following keynote speakers have agreed to participate:

Professor Jan Blommaert, Tilburg University
Professor Joan Bresnan, Stanford University
Professor David Britain, University of Berne
Professor Susan M. Fitzmaurice, University of Sheffield
Professor William Foley, University of Sydney

Call for Papers:

In line with the research profiles of the plenary speakers, we particularly invite contributions in the following areas of research:

- English linguistics and globalization
- Empirical foundations of syntax, linguistic typology and probabilistic grammar
- The interface between dialectology and human geography
- English linguistics and literature
- Anthropological linguistics and syntactic theory

Submission of abstracts (max. 500 words) is invited via our ConfTool website: https://www.conftool.pro/isle3/.

Participants can also submit abstracts for some of the workshops directly to the workshop convenors. Details to be found at http://www.isle3.uzh.ch/Workshops.html.

Deadline: 31 December 2013

Contact details: islewebes.uzh.ch
Please visit our website: http://www.isle3.uzh.ch/index.html

Please note that ISLE membership is a prerequisite for participation at the conference. Find out more about ISLE and how to join at http://www.isle-linguistics.org/join/.



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