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Full Title: Linguistics Association of Great Britain Annual Meeting 2013

      
Short Title: LAGB 2013
Location: London, United Kingdom
Start Date: 28-Aug-2013 - 31-Aug-2013
Contact: Oliver Bond
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://lagb.org.uk/lagb2013
Meeting Description: The 2013 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain will be held at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London from Wednesday 28 to Saturday 31 August.

Plenary Speakers:

Henry Sweet Lecture: Professor Philippe Schlenker (Institute Jean-Nicod/NYU) - ‘Towards a primate linguistics’

Linguistics Association Lecture: Jonathan Bobaljik (UConn) - ‘Morphological universals and the hidden structure of words’

Workshop on Primate Grammar (and Beyond):

This workshop will be held in conjunction with Philippe Schlenker’s Henry Sweet Lecture on 28th August 2013, and will include presentations by:

Tecumseh Fitch (Vienna) - ‘Animal pattern perception: a broad comparative approach’
Robert Seyfarth (UPenn) - ‘Social cognition and the origin of language’
Simon Townsend (Zurich) - ‘Semantic compositions in the meerkat alarm call system’
Klaus Zuberbühler (St Andrews) - ‘Meaningful strings of calls in primates’

http://www.lagb.org.uk/lagb2013/primategrammar

Workshop on Comparative Morphology and Morphological Theory:

This workshop will be held in conjunction with Jonathan Bobaljik’s Linguistics Association Lecture on 31 August 2013. A separate call for papers for this workshop will be issued shortly.

http://www.lagb.org.uk/lagb2013/morphology

Language Tutorial:

There will be a Language Tutorial on Ritual Sumtu Chin (Southern Kuki-Chin, Tibeto-Burman; Burma), given by Justin Watkins (SOAS).

LAGB Education Committee Session:

The LAGB Education Committee will hold a two-hour session on linguistics and education. Further details are available on the Education Committee website:

http://www.lagb.org.uk/education
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.582

The following session(s) will be held during this meeting:
Workshop on Comparative Morphology and Morphological Theory
Workshop on Primate Grammar (and Beyond)

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