Second Call for Papers - UK-LVC3

Ros Temple ramt1 at YORK.AC.UK
Wed Jan 24 13:50:12 UTC 2001


3rd UK LANGUAGE VARIATION CONFERENCE

Call for papers:

The 3rd UK Language Variation Conference will take place at the University
of
York from July 19th to 22nd, 2001. Invited speakers will be:

Lesley Milroy (University of Michigan & University of York),
Jane Stuart-Smith (University of Glasgow)
Peter Trudgill (University of Fribourg)

This series of meetings was inaugurated at the University of Reading in
1997,
with the second at the University of Essex in 2000. It aims to provide a
forum
in the United Kingdom where the focus will be on the quantitative study of
language variation and change.

Proposals are invited for 20-minute contributions (plus 10 minutesĀ¹
discussion) on topics falling within the proposed focus area. Abstracts
(max.
500 words) should be sent within the text of an email to uklvc3 at york.ac.uk,
stating authorĀ¹s name, address (electronic and postal) and institutional
affiliation.

                                        ***REVISED DEADLINE ***
Submission of abstracts: February 16th, 2001. All abstracts will be
refereed and replies will be sent out by April 1st, 2001.

ORGANISING COMMITTEE: Sali Tagliamonte, Paul Foulkes, Helen Lawrence,
Jennifer Smith, Rosalind Temple and Dominic Watt.



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