Conference: LAGB 2013

The 2013 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain will be held at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London.

Conference website: http://www.lagb.org.uk/lagb2013/home

Plenary speakers 

  • Henry Sweet Lecture 2013: Philippe Schlenker (Institute Jean-Nicod/NYU) – ‘Towards a primate linguistics’
  • Linguistics Association Lecture 2013: Jonathan Bobaljik (UConn) – ‘Morphological universals and the hidden structure of words’

Program: http://www.lagb.org.uk/lagb2013/programme


Satellite Workshops:

Workshop on Primate Grammar (and Beyond)

28th August 2013, School of Oriental and African Studies, London

Plenary speaker

  • Philippe Schlenker (Jean-Nicod/NYU) – ‘Towards a primate linguistics’ (based on joint work with Emmanuel Chemla, Alban Lemasson, Karim Ouattara, Kate Arnold, Sumir Keenan, Claudia Stephan, Robin Ryder and Klaus Zuberbühler)

Invited speakers

  • Tecumseh Fitch (Vienna) – ‘Animal pattern perception: a broad comparative approach’
  • Robert Seyfarth (UPenn) – ‘Social cognition and the origin of language’
  • Simon Townsend (Zurich) – ‘Semantic compositions in the meerkat alarm call system’
  • Klaus Zuberbühler (St Andrews) – ‘Meaningful strings of calls in primates’

Workshop website: http://www.lagb.org.uk/lagb2013/primategrammar


Workshop on Comparative Morphology and Morphological Theory

31st August 2013, School of Oriental and African Studies, London

Call for papers: www.lagb.org.uk/lagb2013/morphology/call

Submission Deadline: May 1st, 2013.

Plenary speaker: Jonathan Bobaljik (UConn) – ‘Morphological universals and the hidden structure of words’
Workshop website: http://www.lagb.org.uk/lagb2013/morphology

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