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Plenary Speakers

  1. Professor Carol Myers-Scotton, Michigan State University, USA
    When the price is right (or not): Codeswitching as evidence of costs in bilingual language production
  2. Professor Herman Batibo, University of Botswana, South Africa
    The cultural dimension in the process of language shift: The case of Kiswahili and Shisukuma
  3. Dr Siân Preece, Institute of Education, University of London
    Universities in the Anglophone ‘centre’: sites of multilingualism

Call for Papers: now closed

The second University of Westminster Linguistics Conference on: Language Contact-Change-Maintenance and Loss'.
Hosted by the Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies, University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom.
A forum for researchers and students concerned with aspects of multilingualism to compare findings on and exchange analyses of different settings, and in so doing contributing to theory-building in the field.

Output

The organisers will seek to publish an edited volume composed of selected proceeds from the event.

Important Dates

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 April 2011
Notification of acceptance: 31 May 2011
Provisional program: 30 June 2011
Conference date: 22-23 July, 2011

To register to attend this event

Send an email with your name and affiliation to: [email protected] (Registration in the subject line)
There is a £20 registration fee payable at:

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This link will direct you to the secure payment page to pay your conference fee securely online with a VISA/Mastercard/Debit card. Under payment type scroll down to select ‘Westminster Linguistics Con’ from the events drop-down box and pay the attendance fee of £20.00. Make sure to print and bring your receipt with you to the event as evidence of registration.

Closing date for registration is Thursday 30 June, 2011

PLACES ARE LIMITED AND WILL BE ALLOCATED ON A “FIRST-COME-FIRST-SERVED” BASIS

Lead Organiser

Dr K U Ihemere, University of Westminster, United Kingdom.