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LINGUIST List 24.4738

Mon Nov 25 2013

Calls: English, Historical Linguistics/Belgium

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

Date: 24-Nov-2013
From: Hubert Cuyckens <hubert.cuyckensarts.kuleuven.be>
Subject: 18th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics
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Full Title: 18th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics
Short Title: ICEHL-18

Date: 14-Jul-2014 - 18-Jul-2014
Location: Leuven, Belgium
Contact Person: Hubert Cuyckens
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.arts.kuleuven.be/ling/ICEHL18

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 08-Dec-2013

Meeting Description:

Welcome to the 18th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics.

ICEHL18 takes place in Leuven, Belgium, 14-18 July 2014 (academic programme 14-17 July, social programme 18 July).

Plenary Speakers:

Charles Boberg, McGill University
http://www.mcgill.ca/linguistics/sites/mcgill.ca.linguistics/files/boberg_webpage.pdf
Robert Fulk, Indiana University, Bloomington
http://www.iub.edu/~engweb/faculty/profile_rFulk.shtml
Peter Grund, University of Kansas
http://www.english.ku.edu/people/grund-peter-j/index.shtml
Maria Jose Lopez-Couso, University of Santiago de Compostela
http://www.usc-vlcg.es/MXLC.htm
Marit Westergaard, University of Tromso
http://ansatte.uit.no/marit.westergaard/

Travel and Accommodation:

Information to follow. Please check the conference website for updates.

Registration:

Registration for the conference opens on 15 February 2014.

Final Call for Papers:

Revised deadline: 8 December2013

Papers on any aspect of the history of the English language are welcome, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, language acquisition, language contact, language change, stylistics, metrics, English language and culture, and English language in society. Papers on any period are welcome: Old English, Middle English, Early Modern English, Late Modern English, and present-day English.

Presentation Formats:

Full papers will be allowed 30 minutes, including 10 minutes for discussion. Posters will be presented in a special session and remain on display during the conference.

Submission of Abstracts:

Abstracts for papers and posters can be submitted from 1 May to 8 December 2013 through the EasyAbs abstract submission facility at http://linguistlist.org/confservices/ICEHL18.

Notifications of acceptance of all abstracts will be sent out by 15 February 2014.

Abstracts should not exceed 400 words (exclusive of references) and should clearly state research questions, approach, method, data and (expected) results. Abstracts should also list up to five keywords.

Abstracts will not be edited for typing, spelling, or grammatical errors after submission. Therefore, abstracts should comply with the following layout requirements:

- Abstracts must be single-spaced and fully justified. The standard font will be Calibri, size 11. The margins will be 2,54 top/bottom and 1,91 left/right (Moderate in MS Word).
- References will have a hanging indent of 1,27 cm.
- Submit the abstract as a .doc, .docx or .odt document. If it contains special characters, please send a PDF version to icehl18arts.kuleuven.be.

Multiple Papers:

One person may submit a single-authored abstract, a single-authored abstract and a co-authored one (not as first author) or two co-authored abstracts (only one as first author). Note that keynote papers within workshops count as ordinary papers. Presentations will be 20 minutes plus 10 minutes question time.

Evaluation:

Abstracts submitted to the general session and to the poster session will be evaluated by two members of the Scientific Committee. Workshop papers receive two evaluations by Scientific Committee members and one by the workshop convenors.



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