Postgraduate conference at Newcastle

Posted on November 24, 2008 by

Northern neighboors Newcastle are hosting a postgraduate linguistics conference.  Details from the Linguist List below the fold.

Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2008 11:04:15
From: Kevin McManus []

Subject: Newcastle Postgraduate Conference in LinguisticsE-mail this message to a friend:

Full Title: Newcastle Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics

Date: 27-Mar-2009 – 27-Mar-2009
Location: Newcastle, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Kevin McManus
Meeting Email:
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 03-Jan-2009

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce the Fourth Newcastle Postgraduate Conference in
Theoretical and Applied Linguistics.

Call for Papers

We invite postgraduate students to submit abstracts for oral and poster
presentations on any area of linguistics, theoretical or applied (see below for
abstract submission guidelines).

This one-day conference is designed to give linguistics postgraduates from all
research areas an opportunity to present and discuss their research in an
informal and intellectually stimulating setting. In addition to two invited
speakers (tbc), this year’s conference also includes a methodology workshop led
by Professor Zoltán Dörnyei (University of Nottingham).

The conference takes place at Newcastle University on Friday 27th March, 2009,
in the Percy Building, Newcastle University, with a conference dinner in the

Key Dates
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 3rd January, 2009
Notification of acceptance: early February, 2009
Pre-registration (for reduced rate): 1st March, 2009

Abstract Submission Guidelines
Abstract submission guidelines are available at Abstracts should be sent to Email submissions only, please (Microsoft Word/PDF format

Presentation Guidelines
Accepted abstracts will be allotted 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes
for discussion. There will be a dedicated poster session on the day of the
conference. Speakers will also be invited to submit their paper for publication
in the Newcastle Working Papers in Linguistics.

Further Information
More information can be found at the conference website:
If you have any queries, please email