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LINGUIST List 21.3475

Tue Aug 31 2010

Confs: Typology, Socioling, Historical Ling/Germany

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        1.    Barbara Schlücker, 6th International Contrastive Linguistics Conference

Message 1: 6th International Contrastive Linguistics Conference
Date: 31-Aug-2010
From: Barbara Schlücker <barbara.schlueckerfu-berlin.de>
Subject: 6th International Contrastive Linguistics Conference
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6th International Contrastive Linguistics Conference
Short Title: ICLC 6

Date: 30-Sep-2010 - 02-Oct-2010
Location: Berlin, Germany
Contact: Juliane Bröhl
Contact Email: iclc6ctw-congress.de
Meeting URL: http://www.ctw-congress.com/2010/ICLC6/

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Typology

Meeting Description:

The aim of the International Contrastive Linguistics Conference 2010 is to
encourage the fine-grained comparative analyses between two (or more) languages
from different theoretical perspectives and with different goals. Although
contrastive linguistics has long been associated primarily with applied
linguistics (in particular foreign language teaching), it is here seen as a
subdiscipline of comparative linguistics with major theoretical implications,
which may contribute to our understanding of cross-linguistic and
language-internal variation.

The final program is now available on the conference website:

http://www.ctw-congress.com/2010/ICLC6/.

The plenary speakers are:

- Ekkehard König (Freie Universität Berlin, University of California):
Contrastive Linguistics and Other Approaches to Language Comparison
- Johan Van der Auwera (Universiteit Antwerpen): Contrastive Linguistics and
Typology
- Wayne Harbert (Cornell University): Contrastive linguistics and Historical
Comparative Linguistics
- Helga Kotthoff (Universität Freiburg): Contrastive Linguistics and
Intercultural Communication
- Cecilia Poletto (Università Venetia): Contrastive Linguistics and Micro Variation
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