Presentation documents and handouts of most of the talks are now available online as pdf documents.
The Conference will be held in the Research Beehive, Old Library Building, Newcastle University.
The programme is now available. Please click here or visit the programme section. Please remember to register.
We are pleased to announce that Prof Bonnie Schwartz, University of Hawai'i will be giving the opening talk at this year's conference. We are also delighted to announce the titles of this year's plenary speakers.
Prof Radford: Language Mixing and Accommodation in Bilingual Children
Prof Sharwood Smith: Transfer versus Translation: On the Modular Interpretation of Linguistic Performance
Further information can be found in the Guest speaker section.
We are pleased to confirm that there will be some university accommodation available for those who wish to stay overnight in Newcastle. We also have updated the list of other local accommodation and this is available for download. For further information, including booking and cost, please see the accommodation page.
Thanks to our successful funding application to AHRC we now can offer three bursaries of up to £50 each. In order to apply for one of these bursaries you need to be presenting either a paper or a poster at the conference and be a student at a UK university. Please email us the following details to firstname.lastname@example.org before Monday 23rd June 2008:
Registration for this year's conference is now open. The early-bird reduced tariff ends on 30th June 2008 after which the cost of registration will increase. Please follow this link or click on Registration on the menu.
We are very pleased to announce that we have received funding for this year's conference from AHRC. This means we have been able to keep our registration costs down and provide lunch free of charge on the day.
This year's conference is an inaugural event for the new Centre for Research in Linguistics and Language Sciences (CRiLLS). The new centre brings together over 40 academic staff across Newcastle University. For further information about CRiLLS, please see the website www.ncl.ac.uk/linguistics.
We are pleased to announce the guest speakers for this year's conference are Prof Mike Sharwood-Smith from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh and Prof Andrew Radford from University of Essex. More information can be found in the Guest speaker section.