Working papers reminder [Aug 1 2007]

The deadline for submission to the working papers is 15th November 2007. You can download the invitation, which was in your conference pack, here.

Working papers news [July 24 2007]

The new 2007 style sheet for the working papers is available for download in MS Word format here.

IMPORTANT - please note that the conference is being held in Percy Building. There will be signs around campus for Postgraduate Linguistics Conference.

3 Student Bursaries now available  [June 11 2007]

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 before Friday 15th June 2007:

    1. Your full name, affiliation and email address.
    2. An estimate of the cost of your expenses to attend the conference, e.g. travel, accommodation etc.
    3. If you have any other funding to cover these expenses, e.g. from your university.
    4. A brief statement about why you should receive funding.


AHRC funding application success

We are very pleased to annouce that the Arts and Humanities Research Council has provided funding for this conference. We would like to thank the AHRC for its generosity. Further information about the AHRC can be found on the AHRC website

University accommodation   [May 21 2007]

Please see the Accommodation page for details on how to book University accommodation.

Programme is now available  [May 14 2007]

The programme is now available and you can read each abstract (in pdf) by clicking on the title. Poster presentation abstracts are also available (in pdf) at the bottom of the page.

Prof Fassi Fehri abstract now available  [May 12 2007]

Prof Fassi Fehri will be giving a talk titled "THE FINE STRUCTURE OF EVENT/TIME INFLECTION". The abstract can be found in the Guest Speaker section.

Accommodation  [May 12 2007]

A list of local B&Bs and hotels in the area is now available. You can also book Newcastle University accommodation at a cost of £25 pppn but we are awaiting confirmation of the booking process. We will update asap.

Registration opens  [May 07 2007]

The online registration form for the conference is now available at the Registration section.

Guest speaker talk update  [April 30 2007]

Prof Sorace's talk will be on "Convergences between L2 acquisition and L1 attrition at the syntax-discourse interface". The abstract can be found in the Guest Speaker section.

Poster Guidelines  [April 30 2007]

Poster guidelines are available here or via the menu on the left.

Notification of abstract results  [April 30 2007]

All the abstracts have now been reviewed and the results notified. Those who have been accepted for a paper or poster, please confirm by Friday 4th May.

Submission of Abstracts - Closed  [March 29 2007]

The deadline for submission of abstracts has now closed. We have received a lot of abstracts and are in the process of reviewing them. We will contact everyone who submitted towards the end of April and provide some feedback where possible.

If you submitted an abstract and your email address changes, please inform the committee as soon as possible. Due to the high number of abstracts we will not be able to spend a lot of time trying to find you!

Second Call For Papers  [March 16 2007]

The second call for papers for the conference is now available. Please see the call for papers section for further details and a downloadable version. Please note that the deadline for abstract submission is Friday 23rd March 2007.

We are very pleased to announce that we have received £300 of funding from the Linguistics Association of Great Britain towards the costs of the conference. Further details about the LAGB can be found via its website

First Call For Papers  [February 1 2007]

We are pleased to announce the Second Newcastle Postgraduate Conference in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics.

For more details, go to the Call For Papers page.