LINGUIST List 25.3025

Wed Jul 23 2014

Calls: General Linguistics/UK

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 23-Jul-2014
From: Fernanda Barrientos <>
Subject: Manchester Forum in Linguistics
E-mail this message to a friend

Full Title: Manchester Forum in Linguistics
Short Title: mFiL

Date: 13-Nov-2014 - 14-Nov-2014
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Fernanda Barrientos Contreras
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 04-Sep-2014

Meeting Description:

Meeting Description:

The Manchester Forum in Linguistics (mFiL) is an annual event which brings together new researchers from every field of linguistics. The aim of the event is to share current work, results and problems, and to provide information and advice for early career researchers. This includes the presentation of papers, posters, a careers panel and plenary talks, as well as dinner and drinks.

Plenary Speakers:

We are delighted to welcome the following new lecturers and emerging researchers to share their research and experience of work in academia.

Joel Wallenberg - University of Newcastle
Patrycja Strycharczuk - Queen Margaret University
Wing Yee Chow - Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language
Xiao He - University of Southern California

Careers Panel:

Our conference provides an opportunity to quiz our experts of the recent job market on their path to securing their current research positions. We invite questions from the audience which our guest speakers kindly answer with targeted advice, based on their experience of the past few years. Past topics include publishing, increasing employability and presenting knowledge and skills to others.

2nd Call for Papers:

Submissions for oral and poster presentations in all areas of linguistics are welcomed. Presentations should be no more than 20 minutes in length with 10 additional minutes allocated for questions, comments and discussion. Preference will be given to abstracts which contain implications for linguistic theory or employ novel methodology.

Submission of Abstracts:

Deadline: September 4, 2014

Format: 350 words (excluding references) of plain text. Copy your abstract into the plain text box on our submissions page.

Submission: via EasyChair

N.B. If you have not previously registered with EasyChair, you will need to do so in order to submit an abstract and questions.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at with any questions or comments.

To keep up to date with the conference, please:

Visit our website :
Follow us on Twitter mFiLconf
Like us on Facebook

Page Updated: 23-Jul-2014