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LINGUIST List 25.1084

Tue Mar 04 2014

Calls: General Linguistics/UK

Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>

Date: 04-Mar-2014
From: Alexander Pask-Hughes <a.pask-hugheslancaster.ac.uk>
Subject: 9th Lancaster University International Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language
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Full Title: 9th Lancaster University International Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language

Date: 14-Jul-2014 - 14-Jul-2014
Location: Lancaster, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Alexander Pask-Hughes
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/events/laelpgconference/index.htm

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 17-Mar-2014

Meeting Description:

This one-day conference is designed to give linguistics postgraduates from various areas in linguistics and language teaching/assessment an opportunity to present and discuss their research in an informal and intellectually stimulating setting. The conference is organized by postgraduate students under the auspices of the Department of Linguistic and English Language, Lancaster University.

Keynote Speakers:

Dr Luke Harding
Professor Jonathan Culpeper

Information to register for the conference will be available by 30 April 2014.

Call for Papers:

We invite postgraduate students to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations on any area of linguistics, theoretical or applied.

Abstract Submission Guideline:

Abstracts should be no more than 300 words (excluding title, keywords, and references) and should be submitted as a word or PDF attachment to the conference email address (lancspgc2014gmail.com). In your email (not the abstract) please include your name, affiliation and email address.

The abstract should not include the author's name or any other identifying information.

The deadline is 17 March 2014. No late submissions will be accepted. All submissions will be blind peer-reviewed. Note that we can ONLY accept abstracts from postgraduate students. We are unable to consider abstracts from authors whose doctoral awards have already been made.

Accepted abstracts will be allotted 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion. There will be a dedicated poster session on the day of the conference.

Key Dates:

Abstracts must be received by: Monday 17 March 2014
Notification of acceptance: Wednesday 30 April 2014
Early bird pre-registration deadline: Friday 23 May 2014
Late registration deadline: Monday 16 June 2014
Conference: Monday 14 July 2014

Publication Guidelines:

Speakers will also be invited to submit their papers for publication in Papers from the Lancaster University Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching. This is a peer-reviewed, open-access online publication featuring full papers from the annual Lancaster University Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching. For previous years' publications please visit http://www.ling.lancs.ac.uk/pgconference

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