LINGUIST List 25.1050

Mon Mar 03 2014

Confs: English, Applied Linguistics/UK

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <>

Date: 03-Mar-2014
From: Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade <>
Subject: Cambridge English Usage (Guides) Symposium
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Cambridge English Usage (Guides) Symposium

Date: 26-Jun-2014 - 27-Jun-2014
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Contact: Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Meeting Description:

On 26 and 27 June 2014, Henriette Hendriks (Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics and co-chair of the Language Sciences Initiative), Robin Straaijer and Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade (both from the Leiden University Centre for Linguistics) are organising a symposium at the English Faculty of the University of Cambridge on English usage guides and usage problems. Speakers will include John Allen, Deborah Cameron, David Crystal, Mignon Fogarty, Rebecca Gowers, Robert Ilson, Pam Peters, Geoff Pullum, Caroline Taggart and others, including the members of the Leiden Bridging the Unbridgeable project. In addition, the HUGE database of usage guides and usage problems will be launched, a research tool developed by Robin Straaijer. All those interested will be welcome.

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