LINGUIST List 31.355

Thu Jan 23 2020

Calls: General Linguistics/United Kingdom

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 23-Jan-2020
From: Kyu Hyun Park <>
Subject: 14th Newcastle & Northumbria Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics
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Full Title: 14th Newcastle & Northumbria Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics

Date: 01-Apr-2020 - 02-Apr-2020
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Kinga Patterson
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 07-Feb-2020

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce that the abstract submission for the 14th Newcastle & Northumbria Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics is now open. This one-day conference will provide an opportunity for linguistics postgraduates to present and discuss their research in an informal and intellectually stimulating setting. The conference will be held at Newcastle University on Thursday, 2 April 2020. There will be a workshop on 1 April 2020 at Northumbria University.

Call for Papers:

Abstract format and submission:
Abstracts should be submitted via Easy Chair at They should be no more than 500 words long and a maximum of 1 A4 page of text. References, glossed/transcribed examples, and images can appear on a second page and do not count toward the word limit. Abstracts should be submitted as PDF documents and be fully anonymised. All submissions will be anonymously reviewed. Authors may submit a maximum of two abstracts, only one of which may be sole-/first-authored.

We are grateful to announce our workshop facilitator (1 April, 2020 at Northumbria University Newcastle): Dr. Rob Drummond, Manchester Metropolitan University

We are also pleased to announce our plenary speakers (2 April, 2020 at Newcastle University):
Dr. Amanda Owen van Horne, University of Delaware
Dr. Lauren Ackerman, University of Newcastle

We would like to invite linguistics postgraduates from all research areas of linguistics, both theoretical and applied, from any institution to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations.

Key dates:
Abstract submission deadline: 7 February 2020.
Notification of acceptance: 6 March 2020.
Registration deadline: 20 March 2020.

For further information please see the conference website ( ) or email us at

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