Fifth Celtic Linguistics Conference

Pumed Gynhadledd Ieithyddiaeth Geltaidd
Pympes Keskusulyans An Yethonieth Geltek
Pevarved Emvod ar Yezhouriezh Keltiek
An Cúigiú Comhdháil ar Theangeolaíocht na dTeangacha Ceilteacha
An Còigeamh Co-labhairt air Cànanas Ceilteach

Plas Gregynog, Newtown, Powys, Wales
7-9 September, 2007

Invited Speakers

  • Virginia Gathercole (University of Wales, Bangor): Input, Language Dominance, and Semantic, Syntactic, and Cognitive Effects: Evidence from Welsh Bilinguals
  • Jim McCloskey (University of California, Santa Cruz): Case in Irish
  • Tonio Green (University of Potsdam): How many short vowel phonemes are there in Irish?

  • Call for Abstracts

    Abstracts are solicited for 30 minute presentations (followed by 10 minutes of discussion) in any area of Celtic linguistics.

    Submission Procedure

    We invite submissions of abstracts of up to two A4 pages in 11pt or larger font. Submissions should include

    (1) A two page abstract with your name and affiliation

    (2) An anonymous version of the abstract without your name and affiliation

    (3) a separate information page containing

  • author name(s)
  • affiliation(s)
  • e-mail and postal address(es)
  • title of paper
  • Submissions should be sent as pdf or ps files, as email attachments (with clc5 in the subject field) to

    All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously, so authors are asked to avoid obvious self-references in their abstracts.

    Program Committee:

    Bob Borsley (University of Essex)
    S. J. Hannahs (University of Newcastle)
    Bob Morris Jones (University of Wales, Aberystwyth)
    Louisa Sadler (University of Essex)
    Maggie Tallerman (University of Newcastle)
    David Willis (University of Cambridge)

    Probable Timetable

    Abstract Submission Deadline: 2 April 2007

    Notification of Acceptance: 2 May 2007

    The organisers gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain and the British Academy .

    Last Updated 12/07/07 by Louisa Sadler