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Full Title: PARLAY Conference: Postgraduate and Academic Researchers in Linguistics at York

   
Short Title: PARLAY Conference
Location: York, United Kingdom
Start Date: 06-Sep-2013 - 06-Sep-2013
Contact: PG Organising Committee
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.parlayconference.blogspot.com
Meeting Description: In the University of York’s 50th anniversary year, we are pleased to announce the first Postgraduate and Academic Researchers in Linguistics at York (PARLAY) conference, supported by the Linguistics Association of Great Britain. This one-day conference is designed to give linguistics postgraduates from all research areas an opportunity to present and discuss their research in a friendly and intellectually stimulating setting at the University of York, with an opportunity for presenters to publish in a special edition of York’s own linguistics journal, the York Papers in Linguistics.

The conference will be held on Friday 6 September 2013 in the Berrick Saul Building, which acts as a vibrant hub of research for postgraduates in the arts and humanities. A locally-sourced lunch will be provided, along with refreshments throughout the day. A conference dinner will be held in York in the evening, to which all delegates are invited.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Prof Francis Nolan (University of Cambridge)
Dr Sam Hellmuth (University of York)
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.2764


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