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Subject: 20.2701, Confs: Language Documentation, General Linguistics/UK

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Date: 06-Aug-2009
From: Oliver Bond < oliver.bond at soas.ac.uk >
Subject: Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory 2
 

	
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Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2009 11:40:31
From: Oliver Bond [oliver.bond at soas.ac.uk]
Subject: Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory 2

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Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory 2 
Short Title: LDLT2 

Date: 13-Nov-2009 - 14-Nov-2009 
Location: London, United Kingdom 
Contact: Peter Sells 
Contact Email: ldlt2.conference at gmail.com 
Meeting URL: http://www.hrelp.org/LDLT2 

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Documentation 

Meeting Description: 

The conference aims to bring together researchers working on linguistic theory and language 
documentation and description, with a particular focus on innovative work on underdescribed or 
endangered languages. The theme of the LDLT2 conference is: Linguistic theory and language 
documentation: innovations, successes, and challenges. For 2009, many of the talks address these 
themes in relation to languages of Africa.  

The plenary speakers are: 

Prof. Larry M. Hyman, University of California, Berkeley
Good Things Come in Small Languages: Grammatical Loss and Innovation in Nzadi

Professor Tania Kuteva, SOAS, London/Heinrich Heine Universität, Düsseldorf
Grammatical Categories and Linguistic Theory

The conference will also host a panel discussion on  documentation and theory construction for African languages. 

The programme for Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory 2 (LDLT2) at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London is now available online:

http://www.hrelp.org/events/LDLT2/programme.html

The conference will take place at SOAS on Friday 13 - Saturday 14 November 2009. Registration is now open, with a special early bird rate available until Monday 14 September 2009:

http://www.hrelp.org/events/LDLT2/registration.html





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