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LINGUIST List 17.1949

Mon Jul 03 2006

Confs: General Ling/Eng Lang/Leiden, Netherlands

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        1.    Anita Auer, 3rd Late Modern English Conference

Message 1: 3rd Late Modern English Conference
Date: 26-Jun-2006
From: Anita Auer <a.auerlet.leidenuniv.nl>
Subject: 3rd Late Modern English Conference

3rd Late Modern English Conference
Short Title: 3LModE

Date: 30-Aug-2007 - 01-Sep-2007
Location: Leiden, Netherlands
Contact: Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.lucl.leidenuniv.nl/index.php3?m=9&c=291

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Meeting Description:

3rd Late Modern English Conference:
30 August – 1 September 2007
University of Leiden, the Netherlands

3rd Late Modern English Conference
University of Leiden, the Netherlands
30 August - 1 September 2007

After two very successful conferences on Late Modern English, the first in Edinburgh in 2001 and the second in Vigo in 2004, the third conference will be held in Leiden in 2007. We hereby invite scholars interested in any aspect of the history of the English language during the Late Modern period to submit abstracts for papers as well as proposals for other conference-related activities, such as workshops. The deadline for submission of abstracts is 30 November 2006. Notification of acceptance may be expected by mid-January 2007.

Abstract format: maximum length 1 page A4, using TimesNewRoman font no smaller than 12 pnt, including references. please send the abstract in WORD to 3LModElet.leidenuniv.nl. Send one version with your name and affiliation appearing below the title (name the WORD file: yourname3LModE), and one version without name and affiliation (name this: anon3LModE). Deadline: 30 November 2006.

Workshop proposals: potential workshop organisers need to contact us before 15 September; once the workshop plan is agreed on, the workshop organisor will be responsible for inviting contributions and refereeing abstracts.

We welcome all suggestions for further possible conference activities.

Plenary speakers will include:
-Joan Beal (University of Sheffield)
-Charles Jones (University of Edinburgh) (still to be confirmed)
-Lynda Mugglestone (University of Oxford)

Conference registration will be possible from January onwards, when further details will also be made available about conference fees and accommodation. Leiden is an attractive town which is centrally situated. It can be conveniently reached by train from the Amsterdam Schiphol airport or by bus from Rotterdam airport. There are also frequent trains connecting Leiden to Amsterdam, Utrecht, The Hague and Rotterdam.

If you wish to receive further information about the conference, please let us know by contacting us at the following address: 3LModElet.leidenuniv.nl. Meanwhile, you might like to consult our website, which will be regularly updated: http://www.lucl.leidenuniv.nl/index.php3?m=9&c=291

We are looking forward to receiving many interesting abstracts and other proposals. If you have any questions relating to the conference, please don't hesitate to contact us.

With best wishes for the summer,
The Programme Committee:
Anita Auer, Olga Fischer, Ans van Kemenade, Bettelou Los, Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade, Jeroen van der Weijer and Wim van der Wurff

Leiden University Centre for Linguistics LUCL
University of Leiden
Postbus 9515
2300 RA Leiden
The Netherlands.

Proceedings of the 1st Late Modern English Conference (Edinburgh 2001):
Marina Dossena and Charles Jones (eds.), Insights into Late Modern English. Bern etc.: Peter Lang.

Proceedings of the 2nd Late Modern English Conference (Vigo 2004):
expected later this year.

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