LINGUIST List 24.1214

Tue Mar 12 2013

Calls: General Linguistics/UK

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Date: 11-Mar-2013
From: Dima Al-Malahmeh <>
Subject: PARLAY Conference: Postgraduate and Academic Researchers in Linguistics at York
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Full Title: PARLAY Conference: Postgraduate and Academic Researchers in Linguistics at York Short Title: PARLAY Conference
Date: 06-Sep-2013 - 06-Sep-2013 Location: York, United Kingdom Contact Person: PG Organising Committee
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 26-Apr-2013

Meeting Description:

PARLAY Conference: Postgraduate and Academic Researchers in Linguistics at York
Friday 6 September 2013The University of York, Berrick Saul Building

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. We are delighted to be welcoming Professor Francis Nolan (University of Cambridge) as plenary speaker for this event.

Call for Papers:

We invite postgraduates, doctoral students and early career researchers to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations on any language, across a range of topics in language and linguistics. This may include, but is not restricted to:

Syntax * Phonetics * Phonology * Sociolinguistics * Semantics * Pragmatics * Language Acquisition * Conversation Analysis * Discourse Analysis * Corpus Linguistics * Psycholinguistics * Applied Linguistics * Forensic Linguistics * Historical Linguistics * Morphology

Key Dates:

Deadline for submission of abstracts: Friday 26 April 2013, 17:00
Notification of acceptance: Friday 17 May 2013
Registration opens: May 2013

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

Submission of abstracts will be open until Friday 26 April 2013 at 17:00. Submit your abstract for a paper or poster presentation in no more than 300 words (excluding references) at

Presentation Guidelines:

Accepted papers will be allotted 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion. There will be a dedicated poster session on the day of the conference. Speakers will also be invited to submit their paper for publication in a special edition of the York Papers in Linguistics.

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