Past LAGB meetings

This table was compiled by Dick Hudson, with the help of information from Ewa Jaworska. See also our page on the LAGB's history.

Date

Place

Invited speaker

Events

(LT = language tutorial)

15/09/15-18/09/15 UCL

Larry Hyman

Rachel Nordlinger

  • Workshop: The Current Status of Underlying Representations in Phonology
  • Workshop: Morphological Complexity
  • LT: Frisian (Jarich Hoekstra)
  • Conference home page
01/09/14-05/09/14 Oxford

Angelika Kratzer

Adam Albright

  • Workshop: The Semantics of Embedding and the Syntax of the Left Periphery
  • Workshop: Learning Biases in Natural and Artificial Language Acquisition
  • LT: Armenian (Bert Vaux)
  • Conference home page
28/08/13-31/08/13 SOAS

Philippe Schlenker

Jonathan Bobaljik

05/09/12-08/09/12 Salford

Mark Baker

Lisa Cheng

07/09/11-10/09/11 Manchester

Mark Liberman

Colin Phillips

01/09/10-04/09/10 Leeds

Stephen Levinson

Joan Bybee

06/09/09-09/09/09 Edinburgh

50 Years of LAGB Meetings: Ronnie Cann, John Harris, Caroline Heycock, Dick Hudson, Nigel Vincent

10/09/08-13/09/08 Essex

Paul Kiparsky

Bernard Comrie

29/08/07-01/09/07

Kings College, London

Hans Kamp

B. Elan Dresher

30/08/06-02/08-06 Newcastle

Nick Evans

Sharon Inkelas

31/08/05-03/09/05 Cambridge

Gennaro Chierchia

David Pesetsky

30/08/04-04/09/04

Roehampton (Surrey)

Marianne Mithun

Anders Holmberg

No more spring meetings!

9/03

Oxford

Tanya Reinhart

4/03

Sheffield

Stephen Anderson

9/02

UMIST

Anthony Kroch

  • Workshop: Quantitative and corpus-based perspectives on the morpho-syntactic history of English.
  • LT: Romani (Yaron Matras)
  • Second Circular
  • First Circular

4/02

Edge Hill

Judy Kegl

9/01

Reading (before BAAL)

Larry Horn

4/01

Leeds

Peter Culicover

9/00

Durham

Peter Sells

4/00

UCL

Mark Steedman

9/99

York

Bernard Comrie

4/99

Manchester

John McCarthy

9/98

Luton

Dan Sperber

4/98

Lancaster

Fritz Newmeyer

9/97

Herts

James McCloskey

4/97

Edinburgh

Joan Bresnan

9/96

Cardiff

Janet Fodor & Robert Van Valin

4/96

Sussex

Johanna Nichols

  • Workshop: Historical linguistics
  • LT: Chechen & Ingush (Johanna Nichols)
  • Second Circular

9/95

Essex

Edwin Williams & Greg Stump

4/95

Newcastle

Ellen Prince

  • Workshop: Grammar, discourse & information
  • LT: Basque (Larry Trask)
  • Second Circular

13-15/9/94

Middlesex

Jim Higginbotham

  • Workshop: Semantics in linguistics
  • Parasession: Social functions of language
  • Non-section papers - 51 in 3 streams

5-7/4/94

Salford

Ray Jackendoff

  • Workshop: Lexical semantics
  • Parasession: Sign Languages
  • Parasession: Topics in phonological theory - 4
  • Non-section papers - 39 in 3 streams

13-15/9/93

Bangor

Colette Craig

  • Workshop: Endangered languages
  • Parasession: Theory of language change - 2
  • Non-section papers - 48, 3 streams

22-24/3/93

Birmingham

Joseph Emonds

  • Workshop: Disjoint indexing
  • Non-section papers - 31, 2 or 3 streams
  • Paresessions:
    • Educational linguistics ('CLIE session'): Description and prescription in L1 and FL - 3
    • Linguistics and cognitive science - 3

14-16/9/92

Surrey

Ruth Kempson

  • Workshop: Deductive systems & NLP
  • Non-section papers - 35 in 2 streams

6-8/4/92

Brighton

Ivan Sag

  • Workshop: HPSG
  • Parasession on Educational linguistics sponsored jointly by CLIE and the LSA - 4
  • Non-section papers - 43 in 3 or 2 streams

16-18/9/91

York

Andrew Radford

  • Workshop: Functional categories
  • Non-section papers - 45 in 3 streams
  • Linked 'parasession' by ESPRIT-DANDI group on acquisition of functional categories

25-27/3/91

Oxford

Arnold Zwicky

  • Workshop: Morphology-syntax interface
  • Seminar: spoken language corpora

12-14/9/90

Leeds

Tanya Reinhart

Workshop: Binding theory and long distance anaphora

4/90

Cambridge

Jerry Fodor

Workshop: Empty categories in psycholinguistics

20-22/9/89

UMIST

Mitchell Marcus

  • Workshop: computational linguistics
  • Non-section papers - 33
  • Linked colloquium on NP structure 18-19/9

10-12/4/89

Belfast

David Dowty

  • 'Section' on Hiberno-English jointly organised with Irish Assn for Applied Linguistics - 12
  • Non-section papers - 16

14-16/9/88

Exeter

Charles Fillmore

  • Papers: 42 in 2 or 3 streams
  • No sections, but overlap meeting with BAAL (about the Kingman Committee) - 6

21-23/3/88

Durham

Luigi Rizzi

  • Papers: 35 in 2 streams
  • Teach-in: Romance syntax.
  • Section: Educational Linguistics, 'The linguistic profile of a typical 5-year old'

21-23/9/87

Bradford

Michael Moortgat

  • Papers - 33
  • Workshop: Categorial Grammar - 4

9-11/4/87

London Westfield

Elisabet Engdahl

  • Papers - 29
  • Teach-in: Situation Semantics
  • Section: Educational Linguistics: Syntactic categories in linguistic description

24-26/9/86

Edinburgh

Harry van der Hulst

  • Papers - 35
  • Teach-in: Discourse Representation Theory

4/86

Norwich

Dan Sperber

Workshop: Relevance Theory

18-20/9/85

Liverpool

James McCloskey

  • Papers - 35
  • Teach-in: Parsing - 2

1-3/4/85

Salford

Henning Andersen

  • Papers - 16
  • Colloquium: Non-linear phonology - 5

14-16/9/84

Essex

Haj Ross

  • Papers - 22
  • Teach-in: Linguistics and visionary science

28-30/3/84 (25th Anniversary)

Hull

R. H. Robins, Victoria Fromkin

  • Papers - 25 in 2 streams
  • Teach-in: GB theory - 2
  • Section: Educational linguistics (panel discussion): Higher-level differences between speech and writing
  • Workshop: Alternatives to unemployment

21-23/9/83

Newcastle

  • Papers - 25
  • New section: Educational linguistics (panel discussion on linguistic equality)

23-25/3/83

Sheffield

Eve Clark

Papers - 24

22-24/9/82

Kent

Papers - 21

24-26/3/82

Reading

Barbara Partee

Papers - 25, some in 2 streams

30/9-2/10/81

York

Papers - 19

13-15/4/81

Manchester

Renate Bartsch

Papers - 16

17-19/9/80

Surrey

Papers - 16

26-28/4/80

Birmingham

Manfred Bierwisch

Papers - 15

24-26/9/79

Sussex

John Lyons

  • Papers - 16
  • Workshop: Linguistics and AI - 4

4-6/4/79

Hull

Papers - 17

9/78

Sheffield

  • Papers - 11 (4 in 2 streams with workshop)
  • Workshop: Stylistics

10-12/4/78

Lancaster

David Lightfoot

  • Papers - 13
  • Workshop: Naturalness & abstractness in phonology

6-8/11/77

UCL

Arnold Zwicky

  • Papers - 13
  • Workshop: The English modals

29-31/3/77

West Midlands College, Walsall

  • Papers - 17
  • Workshop: Grammatical relations and the status of complement clauses -2

9/76

[no meeting?]

3-5/4/76

Edinburgh

David Reibel 'Neo-grammarian syntax'

Non-section papers - 17

31/10-2/11/75

York

Gillian Sankoff 'Data and interpretation in sociolinguistics: Syntax and discourse in New Guinea Tok Pisin'

  • `Theme': The data of linguistics
  • Proceedings to be published in York Papers in Linguistics. edited by John Green
  • Non-section papers - 13

6-8/4/75

Nottingham

Andre Martinet (joint with SLE) 'What do speakers and hearers have semantically in common?'

  • Held jointly with Societas Linguistica Europaea
  • Non-section papers - 22
  • Sections (* = named convenor):
    • Historical linguistics* - 2
    • LTLL(SL)* - 2
    • Extraordinary semantics - 3

9/74

[No meeting]

8-10/4/74

Hatfield

  • Non-section papers - 12
  • Sections:
    • LTLL(NL) - 1 paper
    • Language and literature - 1

9/73

[No meeting]

28-30/3/73

Hull

  • Non-section papers - 10
  • Sections:
    • DCL - 2 papers
    • LTLL(NL/SL) - 4

17-19/11/72

Sheffield

  • Non-section papers -9
  • Sections (for abbreviations see 4/72):
    • DCL - 3 papers
    • Historical - 1
    • LTLL(NL) - 3
    • LTLL(SL) - 2
    • Semantics - 2

4-6/4/72

York

  • Non-section papers - 12
  • Sections (just one paper each):
    • Developmental and Clinical Linguistics
    • Historical
    • Language Teaching and Language Learning (Native Language)
    • Language Teaching and Language Learning (Second Language)
    • Semantics
  • Stylistics Panel Discussion

9/71

[No meeting]

3-5/4/71

Lancaster

  • Non-section papers - 10
  • Section:
    • LTLL(L1) - 1

30/10-1/11/70

Norwich

Non-section papers - 10

6-8/4/70

Manchester

  • Non-section papers - 11
  • Sections:
    • LTLL(L1) - 2
    • LTLL(L2) - 1

31/10-2/11/69

Leeds

  • Non-section papers - 7
  • Sections:
    • Clinical and Developmental Linguistics (CDL) - 1
    • LTLL(L1) -2
    • LTLL(L2) - 1
    • Literature - 1
    • Semantics - 2

5/69

York

  • Non-section papers - 8
  • Sections:
    • LTLL (Native Language - L1) - 1
    • LTLL (Second Language - L2) - 2
    • (Linguistics and) literature - 1

1-3/11/68

Essex

  • Non-section papers - 7
  • Sections:
    • Historical - 2
    • LTLL - 3

1-3/4/68

Cambridge

  • Non-section papers - 8
  • Sections:
    • Semantics - 1
    • Developmental and clinical - 1
    • LTLL - 2
    • Psycholinguistic - 1

27–29/10/67

Stratford on Avon (U of Birmingham)

  • Non-section papers - 6
  • Congress reports - 2
  • Sections:
    • Semantics - 1
    • Developmental and Clinical Linguistics - 2
    • Phonological Theory - 1
    • Language Teaching and Language Learning (LTLL)- 2

3-5/4/67

Reading

  • Non-section papers - 9
  • Sections:
    • Semantics - 1
    • Historical - 1
  • Elementary 'seminar' on generative grammar

10/66

? Edinburgh

4/66

Nottingham

10/65

Bedford College London

4/65

?

11/64

SOAS

23-25/3/64

Hull

JL approved

8-10/11/63

Bangor

5-7/4/63

Hull

9-11/11/62

Leeds

4/62

Hull

11/61

 

5/61

Hull?

11/60

Hull or Leeds

10/59

SOAS

   
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