UKLVC 10 York, 1 - 3 September 2015

  • 04 Nov 2014 14:38
    Message # 3140234

    UKLVC 10 Call for Papers

    The 10th UK Language Variation and Change (UKLVC) conference will take place from 1st–3rd September 2015, at the University of York, UK. Confirmed keynote speakers are Ghada Khattab, Lesley Milroy, Benedikt Szmrecsányi and Andrew Wedel.

    UKLVC is a biennial conference which provides a regular forum in the UK for the presentation and discussion of recent research in language variation & change, sociolinguistics, dialectology, and applications of these branches of linguistics to fields such as language pedagogy and forensic speech analysis. Theoretical and methodological contributions are diverse, with variability in language centre stage. Research focuses on all levels of linguistic structure (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, discourse, pragmatics) and a wide range of languages.

    Further information is provided at the conference website: https://sites.google.com/a/york.ac.uk/uklvc10/. Updates will be posted there, and also on the Facebook page

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/1500040316899336/

    We invite papers from established scholars and also students, both from the UK and internationally.

    Abstract submission is now open. Authors may submit more than one abstract, but please note that we will only accept a maximum of two papers per author: one as sole or lead author, and one as secondary author. Please submit abstracts via Easy Chair (registration/login required) using this link:

    https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=uklvc10

    Abstract information

    length: maximum 500 words, excluding title, authors and references

    abstract format: submit as PDF. Do not include authors’ names or affiliations in the submission.

    paper format: oral papers or posters. Please specify your preference.

    deadline for submission: 13 February 2015.

    queries: uklvc-10@york.ac.uk

    Paul Kerswill (for the committee)

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