Conference: LAGB 2019

LAGB 2019: Sept. 9-12, 2019.
Location: Queen Mary University of London.

Invited speakers:
Henry Sweet Lecture 2019: Sandy Chung (UC Santa Cruz)
Linguistics Association Lecture 2019: Chris Potts (Stanford)

Workshop: Trends in Formal Approaches to Variation
Education session: The Drop in uptake of English Language A-level

Extended submission deadline: Apr. 12, 2019.
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Conference: LAGB 2014

LAGB 2014: Sept. 1-5, 2014.
Venue: the Queen’s College, University of Oxford.

Plenary Speakers:
Henry Sweet Lecture 2014: Angelika Kratzer (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
‘The semantics of embedding and the syntax of the left periphery’

Linguistics Association Lecture 2014: Adam Albright (MIT)
‘Generalizing phonological patterns with phonetic and featural biases’


Conference: LAGB 2013

LAGB 2013: Aug. 28-31, 2013.
Venue: the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London.

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’
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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’

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Workshop on Comparative Morphology and Morphological Theory

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

Call for papers:

Submission Deadline: May 1st, 2013.

Plenary speaker: Jonathan Bobaljik (UConn) – ‘Morphological universals and the hidden structure of words’
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