LINGUIST List 27.1003

Fri Feb 26 2016

Calls: Applied Ling, General Ling, Ling Theories/UK

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 26-Feb-2016
From: Marton Petyko <>
Subject: 11th Lancaster Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching
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Full Title: 11th Lancaster Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching
Short Title: LAELPG 2016

Date: 11-Jul-2016 - 11-Jul-2016
Location: Lancaster, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Marton Petyko
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories

Call Deadline: 28-Mar-2016

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce the 11th Lancaster University International Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching, which will take place at Lancaster University on Monday, 11 July 2016.

This one-day conference is designed to give linguistics postgraduates from various areas in linguistics and language teaching/assessment an opportunity to present and discuss their research in an informal and intellectually stimulating setting. The conference is organized by postgraduate students under the auspices of the Department of Linguistic and English Language, Lancaster University.

Conference registration details, including early bird and standard fee rates, will be available soon on the conference website:

The conference has been scheduled in the third week of July for the convenience of participants who may wish to attend the Lancaster Summer Schools in Corpus Linguistics and other Digital Methods. For more details please visit:

Call for Papers:

We invite postgraduate, i.e. MA and PhD students to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations on any area of linguistics, theoretical or applied.

Abstract Submission Guideline:

Abstracts should be no more than 300 words (excluding title, keywords, and references) and should be submitted as a word or PDF attachment to the conference email address ( In your email (not the abstract) please include your name, affiliation and email address.

The abstract should not include the author’s name or any other identifying information for peer review.

The deadline is 28 March 2016. No late submissions will be accepted. All submissions will be blind peer-reviewed. Note that we can only accept abstracts from postgraduate students. We are unable to consider abstracts from authors whose doctoral awards have already been made.

Accepted abstracts 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.

Key Dates:

- Abstracts must be received by: Monday 28 March 2016
- Notification of acceptance: Sunday 1 May 2016
- Early bird pre-registration deadline: Sunday 22 May 2016
- Late registration deadline: Monday 13 June 2016
- Conference: Monday 11 July 2016

Publication Guidelines:

Speakers will also be invited to submit their papers for publication in Papers from the Lancaster University Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching. This is a peer-reviewed, open-access online publication featuring full papers from the annual Lancaster University Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching. For previous years’ publications please visit:

Organizing Committee:

Helen Hampson, Wenrong Li, Emma Overmaat, Marton Petyko

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