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LINGUIST List 24.4879

Mon Dec 02 2013

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Text/Corpus Linguistics/Austria

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 02-Dec-2013
From: Nikola Dobric <Nikola.Dobricuni-klu.ac.at>
Subject: Klagenfurt Conference on Corpus-Based Applied Linguistics
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Full Title: Klagenfurt Conference on Corpus-Based Applied Linguistics
Short Title: CALK14

Date: 25-Sep-2014 - 27-Sep-2014
Location: Klagenfurt, Austria
Contact Person: Nikola Dobrić
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.uni-klu.ac.at/iaa/inhalt/2641.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2014

Meeting Description:

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 to be announced.

The official language of the conference is English.

Call for Papers:

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 more focused 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.

Contributions may take the form of traditional paper presentations (20 minutes plus 10 minutes question time) or more interactive workshop presentations (60 minutes total, with intended audience participation).

Abstracts not exceeding 300 words (excluding references), specifying within which theme strand the contribution fits and whether section or workshop paper, to be submitted as MS Word (.doc or .docx) file to calk14uni-klu.ac.at by 31 March 2014.

Notification of acceptance by 30 April 2014.

Selected contributions will be invited for publication.

Conference Committee:

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

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