mFiL 2019

02-03 May 2019, The University of Manchester

The Manchester Forum in Linguistics (mFiL) is an annual conference for early career researchers in all fields of linguistics. The aim of the conference is to share current work, results and problems and to provide information and advice for postgraduate students, post-doctoral scholars and others in the early stages of their scientific career. This includes the presentation of papers and posters, plenary talks and a careers panel, as well as a social programme including a conference dinner and informal drinks.

The mFiL, which is now being organised for the seventh time (last held in April 2018), is the successor of a postgraduate linguistics conference that ran in Manchester from 1992 until 2011 (almost) annually. The conference adheres to strict standards of scientific rigour: all abstract submissions are double-blind peer-reviewed by two reviewers, mainly members of the research and teaching staff from the University of Manchester’s department of Linguistics and English Language, and only submissions with a solid scientific contribution are accepted for presentation at the conference. Submissions that have implications for linguistic theory generally or that employ novel empirical methods are especially encouraged.

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