NWCL Conference on Linguistic Areas

Yaron Matras y.matras at MAN.AC.UK
Wed Jan 23 14:17:14 UTC 2002

	'Linguistic areas, convergence and language change'

			Call for Papers
Annual Conference of the North West Centre for Linguistics (NWCL)
		University of Manchester, England
			22-23 November, 2002

			Speakers include:

			Lyle Campbell (Canterbury)
			Walter Bisang (Mainz)
			Peter Bakker (Aarhus)
			April McMahon (Sheffield)
			R. L. Trask (Sussex)

Abstracts are invited for 30-minute presentations on aspects related to
areal convergence and language change. Preference will be given to papers
that survey one or more linguistic areas and assess its theoretical
implications for  historical lingusitics and contact linguistics.

Abstracts (of no more than 400 words) can be sent by mail or email
attachment (in Word or RTF) to the organiser,  Yaron Matras, email:
y.matras at man.ac.uk,  Department of Linguistics, University of Manchester,
Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom.

The deadline for abstract submissions is April 30, 2002.

All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by a panel of referees.

Yaron Matras
Department of Linguistics
University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PL, UK

Phone  44 161 2753975
Fax    44 161 2753187
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