Plenary speakers

We are delighted to confirm the following plenary speakers:

Liesbeth Degand (University of Louvain, Belgium): Variation in discourse marker use: Position matters! [Degand abstract]

Stephen Levey (University of Ottawa, Canada): The acquisition of variation and change in the quotative system: A preadolescent perspective [Levey Abstract]

Sali Tagliamonte (University of Toronto, Canada): Obsolescence and innovation in discourse-pragmatic change: The view from Canada [Tagliamonte Abstract]