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Sun Jun 18 2006

Confs: General Ling/Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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Message 1: Linguistics Association of Great Britain 2006 Meeting
Date: 17-Jun-2006
From: Patrick Honeybone <patrick.honeyboneed.ac.uk>
Subject: Linguistics Association of Great Britain 2006 Meeting


Linguistics Association of Great Britain 2006 Meeting
Short Title: LAGB 2006

Date: 30 Aug 2006 - 02 Sep 2006
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Contact: S.J. Hannahs
Meeting URL: http://lagb2006.ncl.ac.uk

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The 2006 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain will be
held at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, from 30th August to 2nd
September. The local organisers will be S.J. Hannahs and Tina Fry. The Meeting
will last four days and will feature several special events, including two
invited speakers and an invited Language Tutorial.

LAGB Annual Meeting 2006: University of Newcastle upon Tyne

30th August to 2nd September 2006

Second Circular, programme and booking form

The second circular for the 2006 LAGB Meeting is ready, and can be downloaded
from this address:
http://www.lagb.org.uk/b1.htm

Both the second circular (with the booking form) and the programme for the
conference can be downloaded (in pdf format) from this address.

Highlights are the 2006 meeting are given below.

1. The Henry Sweet Lecture 2006, delivered by Professor Nick Evans on the
evening of 30th August, with the title 'The pleasures and pains of careful
articulation: stable nasal-stop clusters in Australian languages as a
typological conundrum'.

2. The Linguistics Association Lecture 2006, delivered by Professor Sharon
Inkelas on 2nd September, with the title 'The flip side of blocking: multiple
exponence in agglutinating languages'.

3. A special themed session on 2nd September, organised by Sharon Inkelas and
Andrew Spencer, related to the Linguistics Association Lecture, with the title
'Exponence in morphology and syntax'.

4. A special session on Dynamic Syntax on 1st September.

5. A Language Tutorial on Iwaidja, given by Professor Nick Evans.

6. A workshop on Teaching Linguistics at University organised by the LAGB and
the UK Subject Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies.

7. A session organised by the LAGB's Education Committee with the theme 'How can
linguists help schools?'. Contributions by Julie Blake (Villiers Park
Educational Trust), Sue Barry (Manchester Metropolitan), James Burch (St
Martin's College) and Mick Connell (School Improvement Adviser, Rotherham). For
further details, see
www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/dick/ec/ecsessions.htm

8. A wine reception on the evening of 30th August, sponsored by Blackwell
Publishing.
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