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Full Title: Structure of the Noun Phrase in English - Synchronic and Diachronic Explorations

Short Title: NP3
Location: Leuven, Belgium
Start Date: 14-Nov-2013 - 15-Nov-2013
Contact: Lieven Vandelanotte
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.arts.kuleuven.be/ling/fest/events/np-3-2013
Meeting Description: The first NP workshop (NP1) was held in Vigo on 2-3 October 2009, supported by the English Linguistics Circle of Santiago de Compostela and Vigo coordinated by Teresa Fanego. It was followed by NP2, organized in Newcastle on 15-16 September 2011. Following the success of NP1 and NP2 we are pleased to announce the 3rd Vigo-Newcastle-Santiago-Leuven International Workshop on ‘The Structure of the Noun Phrase in English - Synchronic and Diachronic Explorations’ (NP3), to be held at the University of Leuven on 14 and 15 November 2013.

Plenary Speakers:

Carlos Acuña Fariña (University of Santiago de Compostela)
Kersti Börjars (University of Manchester)
Nikolaus Himmelmann (University of Köln)

Participation is free of charge, but registration via the online form available on the website is requested by 5 November. The conference dinner is payable in cash on site by participants who have registered for it. The NP3 workshop is immediately followed by the Complex Sentences International workshop (16-17 November); the programme and further information is available on the same website:
Linguistic Subfield: Pragmatics; Semantics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Historical Linguistics
Subject Language: English
LL Issue: 24.1870

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