Henry Sweet Society colloquium 2017

(1) CALL FOR PAPERS:

The 2017 colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society will be a one-day event at the University of Westminster on Friday 28 April. You are invited to submit a proposal for a paper on any topic relating to the History of Linguistics. Proposals for panel sessions, comprising several papers on a common theme and submitted together, are welcome.

Proposals should not exceed 500 words and should be submitted direct to the colloquium organiser, Professor Andrew Linn (a.linn@westminster.ac.uk) by Friday 16 December. Please submit two versions, one including your name and contact details and the other anonymous. Click HERE for a PDF version.

(2) IMPORTANT LECTURES:

The 2017 colloquium will include the following presentations which promise an emphasis on the role of women in the history of linguistics and in language more generally:

  • The Leslie Seiffert lecture to be delivered by Dr Helena Sanson (Cambridge)
  • The inaugural lecture of the Westminster Forum for Language and Linguistics by Prof. Deborah Cameron (Oxford).

(3) REGISTRATION & PAYMENT:

To register to attend the colloquium, please send your name and contact details to the organiser, Prof. Andrew Linn (a.linn@westminster.ac.uk).

The cost of the day (includes lunch, refreshments and all conference materials) is £45 for members of the Society and £75 for non-members (includes 1 year’s membership).  Payment can be made at http://store.westminster.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=1&deptid=52&catid=84&prodvarid=74

(4) PROGRAMME:

Please click HERE to download the programme of the Colloquium.

(5) ACCOMMODATION:

Hotels and Accommodation Local to the University of Westminster: click HERE to download.

This page was last updated on 17 February 2017 at 3:37 pm.