LDLT2 conference

The programme is now available for the second biannual Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory conference to be held at the School of Oriental and African Studies on 13th and 14th November 2009.
The conference aims to bring together researchers working on linguistic theory and language documentation and description, with a particular focus on innovative work on under-described or endangered languages. This year the focus is on Africa, with invited speakers:

  • Prof Larry Hyman, University of California Berkeley Good things come in small languages: grammatical loss and innovation in Nzadi
  • Prof Tania Kouteva, SOAS and Heinrich Heine Universität, Düsseldorf Grammatical categories and linguistic theory

Early bird conference registration at reduced cost closes on Monday 14th September 2009 and general registration ends on Monday 12th October 2009. Registration is available via an online form. For payments, follow the instructions at the top of the page. Note that registration for the conference includes a book containing all the papers being presented. (Papers from the first LDLT conference are now available online at: http://www.hrelp.org/eprints/LDLT).
We look forward to seeing you in London for this event.

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