LINGUIST List 24.1582

Sun Apr 07 2013

Calls: English, Historical Linguistics/Belgium

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 06-Apr-2013
From: Hubert Cuyckens <>
Subject: 18th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics
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Full Title: 18th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics Short Title: ICEHL-18
Date: 14-Jul-2014 - 18-Jul-2014 Location: Leuven, Belgium Contact Person: Hubert Cuyckens
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 30-Nov-2013

Meeting Description:

18th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL-18)

ICEHL-18 will take place at the University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium, 14-18 July 2014 (academic programme 14-17 July).

Plenary Speakers:

Maria Jose Lopez-Couso, University of Santiago de Compostela
Robert Fulk, Indiana University, Bloomington
Peter Grund, University of Kansas
Anthony Warner, The University of York
Charles Boberg, McGill University

Conference website: Under construction
Email address:


Registration for the conference opens on February 15, 2014.

Travel and Accommodation:

Further particulars to follow

Organizing Committee:

Hubert Cuyckens
Hendrik De Smet
Liesbet Heyvaert
Peter Petré

Call for Papers:

Papers on any aspect of the history of the English language are welcome, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, language acquisition, language contact, language change, stylistics, metrics, English language and culture, and English language in society. Papers on any period are welcome: Old English, Middle English, Early Modern English, Late Modern English, and present-day English.

Presentation Formats:

Full papers will be allowed 30 minutes, including 10 minutes for discussion. Posters will be presented in a special session and remain on display during the conference.

Submission of Abstracts and Workshop Proposals:

Abstracts and workshop proposals can be submitted from 1 May onwards. The deadline for abstract submissions is 30 November 2013; proposals for workshops are invited by 30 September. Notification of acceptance of workshop proposals will be given by 30 October. Notification of acceptance of abstracts will be sent out by 15 February 2014.


A total of four workshops can be scheduled (one per day).

Further particulars are to follow.

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