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Full Title: Klagenfurt Conference on Corpus-Based Applied Linguistics

Short Title: CALK14
Location: Klagenfurt, Austria
Start Date: 25-Sep-2014 - 27-Sep-2014
Contact: Nikola Dobrić
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Meeting Description: The Department of English and American Studies, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, is happy to announce the Klagenfurt Conference on Corpus–based Applied Linguistics (CALK14) to take place in Klagenfurt, Austria, from Thursday to Saturday, 25-27 September 2014.

Within a broad understanding of Applied Linguistics as the linguistics-informed engagement with language issues in the social world, papers are invited which focus on corpus-based approaches to such issues. In particular, papers are welcome in the thematic strands of Corpus Linguistics and Language Assessment, Language Contact and Multilingualism in World Englishes, Discursive Practices across Professional Fields and the Sociolinguistics of Multilingual (e-)Writing.

The four thematic strands are:

- Corpus Linguistics and Language Assessment(conveners: Günther Sigott & Nikola Dobrić)
- Discursive Practices across Professional Fields (convener: Eva-Maria Graf)
- Language Contact and Multilingualism in World Englishes (convener: Alexander Onysko)
- The Sociolinguistics of Multilingual (e-)Writing (convener: Allan James)

Conference Fee: € 70 (students) / € 100 (regular) / € 120 (late registration)

Plenary Speakers (confirmed):

Christiane Dalton-Puffer, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Bernd Kortmann, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

Conference Committee:

Nikola Dobrić
Eva-Maria Graf
Allan James
Alexander Onysko
Günther Sigott

The official language of the conference is English.

Further information on registration, accommodation, travel, and conference dinner:
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
LL Issue: 25.1412

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