LINGUIST List 23.878

Tue Feb 21 2012

Calls: General Linguistics/UK

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 20-Feb-2012
From: Oliver Bond <>
Subject: Linguistics Association of Great Britain Annual Meeting
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Full Title: Linguistics Association of Great Britain Annual Meeting Short Title: LAGB 2012
Date: 05-Sep-2012 - 08-Sep-2012 Location: Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom Contact Person: Oliver Bond
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 14-Apr-2012

Meeting Description:

The 2012 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain will be held at the University of Salford, Manchester from Wednesday 5 to Saturday 8 September.

Plenary Speakers:

Professor Mark Baker (Rutgers) - 'Parameters of Case Marking'Professor Lisa Cheng (Leiden University) - 'Spelling out Syntax'

Call for Papers:

How to Submit an Abstract:

Details of the venue, how to submit an abstract and how to apply for a conference bursary available on the meeting website:

Deadline for abstracts: Saturday 14 April 2012

Download first circular:

Syntax Workshop:

There will be a special workshop on syntax related to Mark Baker's Henry Sweet Lecture, on 5 September, organized by Anders Holmberg.

Themed Session on the Syntax-Phonology Interface:

There will be a special themed session on 8 September, related to Lisa Cheng's Linguistics Association Lecture, with the title 'The Syntax-Phonology Interface', for which abstracts are now invited. These should be submitted in the same way as abstracts for the general sessions, but should be clearly marked as intended for the special session.

Language Tutorial:

There will be a Language Tutorial on Gayo (Gayo, Austronesian; Indonesia), given by Domenyk Eades (University of Salford).

Education Committee Session:

The LAGB Education Committee will hold a two-hour session on whether a unified terminology is possible for grammar. Further details are available on the Education Committee website:

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