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)

10/59

SOAS

   

11/60

Hull or Leeds

5/61

Hull?

11/61

 

4/62

Hull

9-11/11/62

Leeds

5-7/4/63

Hull

8-10/11/63

Bangor

23-25/3/64

Hull

JL approved

11/64

SOAS

4/65

?

10/65

SOAS

4/66

Nottingham

10/66

? Edinburgh

3-5/4/67

Reading

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

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

1-3/4/68

Cambridge

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

1-3/11/68

Essex

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

31/3-2/4/69

York

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

6-8/4/70

Manchester

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

30/10-1/11/70

Norwich

Non-section papers - 10

3-5/4/71

Lancaster

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

9/71

[No meeting]

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

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

28-30/3/73

Hull

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

9/73

[No meeting]

8-10/4/74

Hatfield

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

9/74

[No meeting]

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

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

3-5/4/76

Edinburgh

David Reibel 'Neo-grammarian syntax'

Non-section papers - 17

9/76

[no meeting?]

29-31/3/77

West Midlands College, Walsall

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

6-8/11/77

UCL

[no details available]

10-12/4/78

Lancaster

David Lightfoot

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

9/78

Sheffield

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

4-6/4/79

Hull

Papers - 17

24-26/9/79

Sussex

John Lyons

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

26-28/4/80

Birmingham

Manfred Bierwisch

Papers - 15

17-19/9/80

Surrey

Papers - 16

13-15/4/81

Manchester

Renate Bartsch

Papers - 16

30/9-2/10/81

York

Papers - 19

24-26/3/82

Reading

Barbara Partee

Papers - 25, some in 2 streams

22-24/9/82

Kent

Papers - 21

23-25/3/83

Sheffield

Eve Clark

Papers - 24

21-23/9/83

Newcastle

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

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

14-16/9/84

Essex

Haj Ross

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

1-3/4/85

Salford

Henning Andersen

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

18-20/9/85

Liverpool

James McCloskey

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

4/86

Norwich

Dan Sperber

Workshop: Relevance Theory

24-26/9/86

Edinburgh

Harry van der Hulst

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

9-11/4/87

London Westfield

Elisabet Engdahl

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

21-23/9/87

Bradford

Michael Moortgat

  • Papers - 33
  • Workshop: Categorial Grammar - 4

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'

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

10-12/4/89

Belfast

David Dowty

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

20-22/9/89

UMIST

Mitchell Marcus

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

4/90

Cambridge

Jerry Fodor

Workshop: Empty categories in psycholinguistics

12-14/9/90

Leeds

Tanya Reinhart

Workshop: Binding theory and long distance anaphora

25-27/3/91

Oxford

Arnold Zwicky

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

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

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

14-16/9/92

Surrey

Ruth Kempson

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

13-15/9/93

Bangor

Colette Craig

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

13-15/9/94

Middlesex

Jim Higginbotham

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

4/95

Newcastle

Ellen Prince

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

9/95

Essex

Edwin Williams & Greg Stump

4/96

Sussex

Johanna Nichols

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

9/96

Cardiff

Janet Fodor & Robert Van Valin

4/97

Edinburgh

Joan Bresnan

9/97

Herts

James McCloskey

4/98

Lancaster

Fritz Newmeyer

9/98

Luton

Dan Sperber

4/99

Manchester

John McCarthy

9/99

York

Bernard Comrie

4/00

UCL

Mark Steedman

9/00

Durham

Peter Sells

4/01

Leeds

Peter Culicover

9/01

Reading (before BAAL)

Larry Horn

4/02

Edge Hill

Judy Kegl

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

4/03

Sheffield

Stephen Anderson

9/03

Oxford

Tanya Reinhart

No more spring meetings!

30/08/04-04/09/04

Roehampton (Surrey)

Marianne Mithun

Anders Holmberg

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

Gennaro Chierchia

David Pesetsky

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

Nick Evans

Sharon Inkelas

29/08/07-01/09/07

Kings College, London

Hans Kamp

B. Elan Dresher

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

Paul Kiparsky

Bernard Comrie

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

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

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

Stephen Levinson

Joan Bybee

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

Mark Liberman

Colin Phillips

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

Mark Baker

Lisa Cheng

28/08/13-31/08/13 SOAS

Philippe Schlenker

Jonathan Bobaljik

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)
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