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LINGUIST List 25.56

Wed Jan 08 2014

Calls: General Linguistics/UK

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

Date: 08-Jan-2014
From: Rachel Ramsey <rachel.ramseynorthumbria.ac.uk>
Subject: 9th Newcastle-upon-Tyne Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics
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Full Title: 9th Newcastle-upon-Tyne Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics

Date: 04-Apr-2014 - 04-Apr-2014
Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Rachel Ramsey
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/linguistics/study/postgrad/conference/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 12-Jan-2014

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce the 9th Newcastle-upon-Tyne Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics. This one-day conference is designed to give linguistics postgraduates from all research areas an opportunity to present and discuss their research in an informal and intellectually stimulating setting.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Professor Vyvyan Evans, Bangor University
‘Language and cognition: The view from cognitive linguistics’

Dr Clare Wright, University of Reading
‘From language knowledge to language use: Researching language development and interaction’

Dr Cristina Dye, Newcastle University

Final Call For Papers:

The 9th Newcastle-upon-Tyne Postgraduate
Conference in Linguistics Friday 4 April 2014, 9:00 – 18:15
Percy Building, Newcastle University
Deadline: 12 January 2014

We invite postgraduate students from any institution to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations on any area of linguistics (please see attachment for submission guidelines).

Key Dates:

Deadline for submission of abstracts: Sunday 12 January 2014
Notification of acceptance: Mid February 2014
Registration opens: 11 February 2014

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

Please see website: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/linguistics/study/postgrad/conference/abstractsubmission.htm.

Presentation Guidelines:

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. Speakers will also be invited to submit their paper for publication in the Newcastle Working Papers in Linguistics.

Further Information:

More information can be found at the conference website: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/linguistics/study/postgrad/conference/.

If you have any queries, please email us at pgconflingncl.ac.uk.

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