LINGUIST List 25.318|
Sat Jan 18 2014
Calls: General Linguistics/UK
Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk
From: Rawan Saaty <ras234bham.ac.uk>
Subject: Birmingham English Language Postgraduate Conference
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Full Title: Birmingham English Language Postgraduate Conference
Short Title: BELP 2014
Date: 07-Mar-2014 - 07-Mar-2014
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Rawan Saaty
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://sites.google.com/site/belpcon2014
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Call Deadline: 02-Feb-2014
We are pleased to announce this one day conference at the University of Birmingham (UK). This year's conference theme is “Researching Language and Linguistics: Bridging Gaps.”
Confirmed Plenary Speakers:
Professor Svenja Adolphs, University of Nottingham
Professor Susan Hunston, University of Birmingham
Call for Papers:
University of Birmingham English Language Postgraduate Conference (BELP)
Orchard Learning Resource Centre (OLRC), Selly Oak Campus, University of Birmingham
Friday, 7 March 2014, 9:00 – 17:00
We invite postgraduate students from any institution to submit abstracts for oral presentations or workshops on any area of linguistics. We are particularly interested in topics which try to bridge gaps between two (or more) branches of linguistic research, such as discourse analysis, pragmatics, corpus linguistics and multi-modality or any other areas in language research.
2 February: Deadline for abstract submission
21 February: Notification of submission outcome
7 March: Conference day
Abstract Submission Guidelines:
Proposals should comprise a title and an abstract of no more than 300 words. Please include the following information with your submission: Name, Institution, Type of Researcher (e.g. PhD, MPhil, MRes etc.), Home Discipline(s) (e.g. Linguistics, Sociology, History, Education, MFL) and an email address.
For enquiries and submissions, please email the conference organisers at: belpconference14gmail.com.
Accepted abstracts will be allotted 20 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for discussion. Workshops will be allotted 15 minutes for presentation about research and up to 35 minutes of practical activities/discussion.
More information can be found at the conference website: https://sites.google.com/site/belpcon2014/.
If you have any queries, please email us at belpconference14gmail.com.
Rawan Saaty and Els Van Geyte
English Language and Linguistics Department
University of Birmingham
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