LINGUIST List 29.814

Mon Feb 19 2018

Calls: General Linguistics/UK

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 16-Feb-2018
From: Joanna Kopaczyk <>
Subject: 12th Forum for Research on Languages of Scotland and Ulster
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Full Title: 12th Forum for Research on Languages of Scotland and Ulster
Short Title: FRLSU 12

Date: 23-Aug-2018 - 25-Aug-2018
Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Joanna Kopaczyk
Meeting Email:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
English, Middle (enm)
Gaelic, Hiberno-Scottish (ghc)
Gaelic, Scottish (gla)
Irigwe (iri)
Irish (gle)
Latin (lat)
Manx (glv)
Polish (pol)
Scots (sco)
Urdu (urd)

Call Deadline: 303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030303030-Mar-2018

Meeting Description:

The 12th triennial meeting of the Forum for Research on Languages of Scotland
and Ulster (FRLSU) will be hosted by the English Language & Linguistics
department at the University of Glasgow on 23-25 August 2018.

Please access the Call for Papers by clicking the button above.

The plenary talks will be delivered by:

Karen Corrigan (Newcastle University)
Robert McColl Millar (University of Aberdeen)
Roibeard Ó Maolalaigh (University of Glasgow)

We hope to see you in Glasgow!

The FRSLU Organising Committee

Joanna Kopaczyk
Fraser Dallachy
Rachel Fletcher
David Selfe
Katrina McNeill

Call for Papers:

We welcome abstract submissions on topics related to linguistic aspects of any
of the languages spoken, signed or written in Scotland or the nine counties of
Ulster in the past or today.

We particularly encourage presentations on the broad theme of ''Linguistic
migrations'', including but not limited to the relationships and interactions
within and between historical Germanic and Celtic languages of Scotland and
Ulster, as well as the languages of earlier and more recent immigrants.

All theoretical approaches (or none) are welcome. Comparative studies will be
considered as will discussions of the use of language in literature. We are
planning a dedicated poster session, which is a format particularly suitable
for ongoing projects, early career scholars, and postgraduate and doctoral

Full papers will be given 30 minutes (20-minute talk + 10-minute discussion)
and posters will be given a dedicated 1-hour session.

Please submit abstracts* of up to 300 words (excluding references), outlining
your research question(s), approach, data and/or materials used, and projected
conclusions, via Easy Abs ( by
Friday March 16, 2018. Submissions will be subjected to a double-blind
peer-review processes. Second call for papers with registration details will
be posted in early March. Notification of acceptance will be sent out by April
30, 2018.

*No more than one individual and/or co-authored paper per participant.

The language of the conference is English.

Important dates:

Deadline for abstracts: 30 March 2018
Notification of acceptance: by 15 April 2018
Early-bird registration: 15 April – 30 June 2018
Regular registration: 1 July – 15 August 2018
Conference dates: 23-25 August 2018

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