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Full Title: 5th International Conference on Late Modern English

Short Title: LModE-5
Location: Bergamo, Italy
Start Date: 28-Aug-2013 - 30-Aug-2013
Contact: Marina Dossena
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Meeting URL: http://www.unibg.it/LModE-5
Meeting Description: The University of Bergamo will be hosting the 5th International Conference on Late Modern English from Wednesday 28 to Friday 30 August 2013. This follows on from four very successful conferences on Late Modern English (Edinburgh, 2001; Vigo, 2004; Leiden, 2007; and Sheffield, 2010).
Linguistic Subfield: Historical Linguistics
Subject Language: English
LL Issue: 23.5290

The following session(s) will be held during this meeting:
Workshop on Humour in Press News Discourse (1700-1900)

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