CALLING ALL POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS in Linguistics!!!

The 8th Newcastle-upon-Tyne Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics

Friday 5th of April 2013

9:00 – 18:15

Herschel Building, Newcastle University

First Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce the 8th Newcastle-upon-Tyne Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics. We invite postgraduate students to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations on any area of linguistics (please see attachment for submission guidelines).

This one-day conference is designed to give linguistics postgraduates from all research areas an opportunity to present and discuss their research in an informal and intellectually stimulating setting.

CONFIRMED PLENARY SPEAKERS

Geoffrey Leech, Professor of Linguistics and Modern English Language

(Lancaster University)

and Steve Walsh, Professor of Applied Linguistics

(Newcastle University)

KEY DATES

Deadline for submission of abstracts: Friday, 11th January 2013.

Notification of acceptance: Mid February 2013.

Registration opens 11th February 2013.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Please see attachment.

PRESENTATION GUIDELINES

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. Speakers will also be invited to submit their paper for publication in the Newcastle Working Papers in Linguistics.

FURTHER INFORMATION

More information can be found at the conference website:

http://www.ncl.ac.uk/linguistics/study/postgrad/conference/

If you have any queries, please email us at pgconfling@ncl.ac.uk.

 

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