University of Kent's 3rd Undergraduate Language & Linguistics Conference

  • 30 Jan 2012 16:36
    Message # 810785
    Deleted user
    Dear All,

    Kent English Language & Linguistics undergraduates would be most grateful if you could entice your students to the conference they are organising below. (Enquiries to them please at

    Best regards,

    Vikki Janke

    University of Kent’s 3rd Undergraduate English Language & Linguistics Conference


    The Department of English Language & Linguistics at the University of Kent will hold its 3rd Undergraduate Conference in Canterbury on May 5th 2012.

    Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

    Professor Maggie Tallerman


    Professor Martin Conboy

    Following the success of our two previous undergraduate conferences, for which our keynote speakers were Professor David Crystal and Professor Jean Aitchison respectively, we invite undergraduate submissions in any English Language and Linguistics area. If you would like the opportunity of presenting a paper to a friendly, enthusiastic and constructive audience, then come to us! As long as your paper fits broadly within one of the themes below, we’d love to hear it:

    Stylistics and Literary Analysis
    Language Acquisition (First of Second)

    The deadline is March 2nd 2012. Papers will be allocated 15 minutes plus 5 minutes for discussion. The language of the conference is English. Abstracts should be no more than 200 words (excluding references). They should be sent by email as a Word attachment to . (Subject: ELL Undergraduate Conference Abstract). The document should only contain the presentation title and the abstract. Author(s) information including name, affiliation and email address should be detailed in the body of the email. Notification of acceptance decisions will be sent early-April 2012.

    Tickets cost £12, (£15 on the day) For this price you even get lunch and refreshments!
    Tickets can be purchased online at:
    For any enquiries, please contact the

    More information can be found at or
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