The Linguistics Association of Great Britain's 2006 annual meeting in Newcastle
The 2006 LAGB meeting will be hosted by the Linguistics Section of the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics, Newcastle University, from 30th August to 2nd September. The deadline for abstracts has now passed.
Please see the relevant links for details regarding travel, accommodation, registration, information for speakers and venue directions. On the day, the registration desk will be open in the Bedson Building from 11am to distribute conference packs and badges.
Please complete the conference booking form carefully, including all relevant payment details and dietary requirements and send it to the stated address. There is a discount for booking forms received before 1st August 2006
The full programme of special events includes:
1. The Henry Sweet Lecture 2006: Professor Nick Evans (University of Melbourne) 'The pleasures and pains of careful articulation: stable nasal-stop clusters in Australian languages as a typological conundrum'.
2. The Linguistics Association Lecture 2006: Professor Sharon Inkelas (University of California, Berkeley) 'The flip side of blocking: multiple exponence in agglutinating languages'.
3. A special themed session organised by Sharon Inkelas and Andrew Spencer, related to the Linguistics Association Lecture, with the title; "Exponence in morphology and syntax";, for which abstracts will be invited.
4. A Language Tutorial on Iwaidja, given by Professor Nick Evans (University of Melbourne).
5. A session organised by the LAGB's Education Committee with the theme 'How
can linguists help schools?' with contributions by Julie Blake (Villiers Park
Educational Trust) and Sue Barry (Manchester
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