24.5006, Calls: General Linguistics/UK

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Subject: 24.5006, Calls: General Linguistics/UK

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Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2013 11:56:25
From: Suk May Low [sheflingpgc at sheffield.ac.uk]
Subject: Inaugural Sheffield Linguistics Postgraduate Conference

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Full Title: Inaugural Sheffield Linguistics Postgraduate Conference 
Short Title: ShefLing PGC 

Date: 04-Feb-2014 - 05-Feb-2014
Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom 
Contact Person: Suk May Low
Meeting Email: sheflingpgc at sheffield.ac.uk
Web Site: http://shef.ac.uk/linguistics/sheflingpgc 

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 20-Dec-2013 

Meeting Description:

The Centre for Linguistic Research (CLR) at the University of Sheffield will hold its first postgraduate conference on 4-5 February 2014. ShefLingPGC is organised by postgraduate students from across all departments of language and linguistics. This two-day conference is designed to give linguistics postgraduates from all research areas an opportunity to present and discuss their research in a friendly and intellectually stimulating setting at the University of Sheffield.

We are proud to confirm the following plenary speakers for ShefLing PGC 2014 (titles of talks to be confirmed):

Professor Susan Fitzmaurice (School of English, University of Sheffield)
Professor Neil Bermel (School of Russian and Slavonic Studies, University of Sheffield)
Dr. Dominic Watt (Department of Language and Linguistic Science, University of York)

We will also be having workshops dealing with Public Engagement, Research Methods and Publication especially designed for postgraduate students.

2nd Call for Papers: 

We invite postgraduates and doctoral students to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations on any language, across a range of topics in language and linguistics. 

Key Dates: 

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 20 December 2013 
Notification of acceptance: 1 January 2014 
Registration opens: 1 January 2014 

Abstract Submission Guidelines: 

Submit your abstract for a paper or poster presentation in 250-300 words (excluding references), by 20 December to ShefLingPGC at sheffield.ac.uk. Please submit two copies of the abstract in the following format: 

- Copy 1: Title, abstract, 5-6 keywords, anonymous 
- Copy 2: Title, abstract, 5-6 keywords, your name, affiliation and a short bio-note 

Presentation Guidelines: 

Each speaker will be given 20-minute for presentation and a 10-minute question and answer session at the end. There will also be a dedicated poster session at the conference. Please note, the language of the conference is English. 

Further Information: 

More information can be found at the dedicated conference website: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/linguistics/sheflingpgc. 

Or follow us on twitter @ShefLingPGC and like us on Facebook (Sheffield Linguistics PGC) in order to receive the most up-to-date information. 

If you have any queries then please email us at ShefLingPGC at sheffield.ac.uk.

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