25.3025, Calls: General Linguistics/UK

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Subject: 25.3025, Calls: General Linguistics/UK

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Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:27:33
From: Fernanda Barrientos [fernandab at postgrad.manchester.ac.uk]
Subject: Manchester Forum in Linguistics

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Full Title: Manchester Forum in Linguistics 
Short Title: mFiL 

Date: 13-Nov-2014 - 14-Nov-2014
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom 
Contact Person: Fernanda Barrientos Contreras
Meeting Email: mFiL at manchester.ac.uk
Web Site: http://mFiLconf.wordpress.com 

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 04-Sep-2014 

Meeting Description:

Meeting Description:

The Manchester Forum in Linguistics (mFiL) is an annual event which brings together new researchers from every field of linguistics. The aim of the event is to share current work, results and problems, and to provide information and advice for early career researchers. This includes the presentation of papers, posters, a careers panel and plenary talks, as well as dinner and drinks.
Plenary Speakers:

We are delighted to welcome the following new lecturers and emerging researchers to share their research and experience of work in academia. 
Joel Wallenberg - University of Newcastle
Patrycja Strycharczuk - Queen Margaret University
Wing Yee Chow - Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language
Xiao He - University of Southern California

Careers Panel:

Our conference provides an opportunity to quiz our experts of the recent job market on their path to securing their current research positions. We invite questions from the audience which our guest speakers kindly answer with targeted advice, based on their experience of the past few years. Past topics include publishing, increasing employability and presenting knowledge and skills to others.

2nd Call for Papers: 

Submissions for oral and poster presentations in all areas of linguistics are welcomed. Presentations should be no more than 20 minutes in length with 10 additional minutes allocated for questions, comments and discussion. Preference will be given to abstracts which contain implications for linguistic theory or employ novel methodology. 

Submission of Abstracts: 

Deadline: September 4, 2014 

Format: 350 words (excluding references) of plain text. Copy your abstract into the plain text box on our submissions page. 

Submission: via EasyChair https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=mfil2014 

N.B. If you have not previously registered with EasyChair, you will need to do so in order to submit an abstract and questions. 

Please do not hesitate to contact us at mFiL at manchester.ac.uk with any questions or comments. 

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