CRLC – Call for papers

The ANU Centre for Research on Language Change (CRLC) will be holding a workshop at the Australian Linguistic Society conference in July 2006.

The workshop will take place on Sunday 9th July at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.
The theme of the workshop will be Grammatical change: theory and description. We welcome submissions dealing with any of the following:
— data-based studies of grammatical change in particular languages
— theoretical aspects of change
— contact-induced change
— language-internal change
— reconstruction of changes

Submissions should include the author’s name and affiliation, contact details (including email and postal addresses), the paper’s title, and an abstract of no more than 400 words. The final deadline for submissions is 28 February 2006. Notifications of acceptance will be sent out by 31 March 2006. Please note that the format of the sessions will be 20 minutes for each paper, followed by 10 minutes for questions.

Submissions should be sent electronically to the workshop organisers, Rachel Hendery and Jennifer Hendriks. Please use the email address

Selected papers will be published with Pacific Linguistics as part of the CRLC’s publication series, Studies in Language Change.
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