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LINGUIST List 24.4251

Mon Oct 28 2013

Confs: General Linguistics/UK

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <caylenlinguistlist.org>

Date: 28-Oct-2013
From: Julia Kolkmann <julia.kolkmannpostgrad.manchester.ac.uk>
Subject: Manchester New Researchers Forum in Linguistics
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Manchester New Researchers Forum in Linguistics
Short Title: mFiL

Date: 15-Nov-2013 - 16-Nov-2013
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Contact: Julia Kolkmann
Contact Email: mFiLmanchester.ac.uk
Meeting URL: http://mFiLconf.wordpress.com/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Manchester New Researchers Forum in Linguistics Returns

Manchester Forum in Linguistics (mFiL)
15-16 November 2013

The Manchester Forum in Linguistics (mFiL) is an annual event which aims to bring together new researchers, including post-graduate students, post-doctoral researchers and early career researchers, to present current work, from any field of linguistics, and importantly, to offer advice and information to support new researchers.

The event includes the presentation of papers, posters, plenary talks and a careers panel, as well as a dinner and drinks.

You can register for the conference here:
http://estore.manchester.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?compid=1&modid=2&catid=114.

Early bird registration is £30 and ends on 30th September. From 1st October registration will be £35. Conference dinner can also be booked here at a cost of £15.

Plenary Speakers:

We are delighted to welcome the following new lecturers and emerging researchers to share their research and experience of working in academia.

Claire Nance - Lancaster University
Chris Cummins - University of Edinburgh
Caitlin Light - University of York
Josef Fruehwald - University of Edinburgh

Manchester New Researchers Forum in Linguistics (mFiL) 2013’s conference will be held in three weeks time – on 15th and 16th November. The programme for this year’s conference is now available to view and download on our website http://mfilconf.wordpress.com/mfil-2013/programme/.

Our plenary presentations include:
- Not accommodating what you already know, by Chris Cummins
- Against Gradual Phonologization, by Josef Fruehwald
- A quantitative approach to information structural research, by Caitlin Light
- Social change and sound change in Scottish Gaelic, by Claire Nance

This year our presentation of papers and posters cover a wider range of fields in Linguistics including: Language Acquisition, Pragmatics, (Morpho)semantics; Phonetics/Phonology, Syntax, Historical Linguistics, and Language Variation & Change. The Careers Panel will be an interactive event, with delegates asking questions and advice of our plenary speakers.

You can register for the conference on our website http://mfilconf.wordpress.com/mfil-2013/registration/. Registration is £35. Details about arriving and places to stay in Manchester can also be found on our website http://mfilconf.wordpress.com.

To keep up to date with the conference, please:
- Visit our website at http://mFiLconf.wordpress.com
- Follow us on Twitter mFiLconf
- Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/mFiLconf

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by posting on our Facebook page, tweeting mFiLconf, or emailing us at mFiLmanchester.ac.uk.
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