LINGUIST List 28.912

Thu Feb 16 2017

Calls: English, General Linguistics/UK

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 16-Feb-2017
From: Mirjam Eiswirth <>
Subject: Linguistics and English Language Postgraduate Conference
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Full Title: Linguistics and English Language Postgraduate Conference
Short Title: LEL-PGC

Date: 29-May-2017 - 31-May-2017
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Mirjam Eiswirth
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 03-Apr-2017

Meeting Description:

The University of Edinburgh Linguistics and English Language Postgraduate Conference (LEL PG) is an annual event, where postgraduates showcase their research, receive feedback, and network. This year's conference will be held from 29-31 May 2017.

The conference offers a great opportunity to refine thoughts, share concerns and receive constructive criticism in a supportive and convivial environment. Additionally, it provides an opportunity to gain experience in conference presentation.

Our plenary speakers for the event are Professor John Joseph and Dr Vicky Chondrogianni.

Please check the conference website ( for up-to-date details on registration, student workshops, social events and more, or follow us on Twitter ( and Facebook (

Call for Papers:

We are now accepting submissions for oral presentations and posters. The standard length of a talk will be 20 minutes, followed by 5 minutes of questions. Papers relevant to Linguistics and English Language are welcome and submissions by both University of Edinburgh and external students are highly encouraged.

To apply, please submit an abstract in PDF format (500 word maximum, excluding references) via the EasyAbs submission system at by midnight on 3 April 2017. Templates for LaTeX and Word Document formats can be found on the conference website ( All abstracts will be subject to peer review and notification of acceptance will be provided by 10 April 2017.

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