The 13th LangUE Conference

  • Thu 14 Jun 18

    09:00 - 17:30

  • Colchester Campus

    Teaching Centre: 2.6, 2.10, 2.12, 2.13

  • Event speaker

    Dr Christina Kim, Dr Adam Schembri and Dr Yuni Kim.

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  • Event organiser

    Language and Linguistics, Department of

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The annual Language at the University of Essex Postgraduate Conference (LangUE) brings together postgraduate students from around the world to present and discuss current research, results and challenges from various fields of linguistics.

Organised by postgraduate students from our Department Language and Linguistics, the format of the conference includes the presentation of papers, poster presentations, workshops and a plenary panel. Proceedings are published following the conference, with all submissions being reviewed.

Students from national and international universities are welcome to present their projects in front of an academic audience with interest in various fields of linguistics.

The full programme for the 2018 conference can be found here.

Plenary speakers:

  • Dr Christina Kim (University of Kent) 'Learning how individual speakers use language: Imprecision, contrast and lexical meaning'
  • Dr Yuni Kim (University of Essex) 'Roots and lexical categories in Huave'
  • Dr Adam Schembri (University of Birmingham) ‘The BSL Corpus and sign linguistics: What we’re learning about the structure and use of BSL’


  • Attendees only (Essex and non-Essex Students): £15
  • Presenters (either posters or speech, Essex Students): £20
  • Presenters (either posters or speech, non-Essex Students): £40

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