LINGUIST List 29.909

Mon Feb 26 2018

Calls: General Linguistics/UK

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 24-Feb-2018
From: Sharaf Yassin <>
Subject: Language at the University of Essex
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Full Title: Language at the University of Essex
Short Title: LangUE

Date: 14-Jun-2018 - 14-Jun-2018
Location: Colchester, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Sharaf Yassin
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 16-Apr-2018

Meeting Description:

LangUE is a postgraduate conference for PhD students in all areas of Linguistics to present their work, at any stage, and get feedback in an inclusive environment.

Invited Speakers

Dr Christina Kim (University of Kent) on ''Learning how individual spekaers use language: Imprecision, contrast andlexical meaning''.

Dr Yuni Kim (University of Essex) on ''Roots and lexical categories in Huave''.

Dr Adam Schembri (University of Birmingham) on ''The BSL Corpus and sign linguistics: What we're learning about the structure and use of BSL''.

Call for Papers:

Abstracts should be no more than 400 words in length, including references, by the 16 of April. All abstracts have to be submitted anonymously via EasyChair in a .pdf format ( Your abstract should include your institution, title and keywords. The filename of your anonymous abstract should be in the following format: first three words of the title of your abstract_anon (e.g. SententialWordOrder_anon.pdf).

If you get accepted, you will be asked to send a named abstract that should contain, along with the abstract text itself, the following identifying information: title of abstract; author’s name; author’s affiliation. The filename of your named abstract should be in the following format: first three words of the title of your abstract_named (SententialWordOrder_named.pdf).

In case, you would like your abstract to be considered for a certain type; i.e, poster session or presentation, please specify this in your abstract.

Abstract Formatting Guidelines

Please format the page as follows:

- Line spacing: 1.5
- All margins: 2.5cm (1 inch)
- Text alignment: justified
- Title text: Times New Roman, 14pt, bold, centred (NB: this should include name and affiliation on the named abstract file)
- Body text: Times New Roman, 12pt
- Paragraphs: do not indent; leave one clear line between paragraphs

Presenters will be invited to submit their papers to be considered as a conference proceeding; these will appear on the conference website; .

Please contact us on regarding any questions.

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