FGLS Call for papers

Eleventh Forum for Germanic Language Studies Conference

The next FGLS conference will be held at Aston University, Birmingham, from 7th–8th January 2016.

Call for Papers

We invite submission of abstracts for papers and posters on any area of Germanic linguistics. Paper presentations will consist of a 20-minute talk followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion. Conference languages are English and German. Abstracts should be up to 300 words in length and will be peer-reviewed by the conference programme organisers. Abstracts should be submitted by 15th September 2015 to g.k.reershemius@aston.ac.uk.

Workshops/Thematic Panels

Four 3-hour slots in the conference programme will be reserved for thematic panels. Submission of proposals for a thematic panel should be made by 15th July 2015 so that intending speakers can be invited to choose between submission to the general programme or to one of the thematic groupings.

Invited Speakers

We are delighted that Professor Dr Heike Wiese (Universität Potsdam) has accepted our invitation to be a plenary speaker.

For more information, please contact Gertrud Reershemius Professor in German Linguistics / Associate Dean Research School of Languages and Social Sciences .
0121 204 3787 g.k.reershemius@aston.ac.uk