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Full Title: 11th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference

Short Title: TaLC 11
Location: Lancaster, United Kingdom
Start Date: 20-Jul-2014 - 23-Jul-2014
Contact: Andrew Hardie
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://ucrel.lancs.ac.uk/talc2014
Meeting Description: The next TaLC conference will take place in 2014 at Lancaster University, UK.

The TaLC series of conferences was inaugurated in 1994. For this 20th anniversary event, we are delighted to welcome the eleventh TaLC back to Lancaster, the original host institution.

TaLC 11 will run from Monday to Wednesday, 21-23 July (inclusive), with a pre-conference workshop day on Sunday, 20 July.

We are pleased to announce that the following scholars have agreed to give plenary talks at TaLC 11:

Laurence Anthony (Waseda University, Japan)
Nick Ellis (University of Michigan, USA)
Agnieszka Leńko-Szymańska (University of Warsaw, Poland)
Paul Thompson (University of Birmingham, UK)
Yukio Tono (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan)

This information can also be found on the conference website: http://ucrel.lancs.ac.uk/talc2014.

About TaLC 11:

This conference is hosted by the UCREL research centre (http://ucrel.lancs.ac.uk), which brings together the Department of Linguistics and English Language (http://www.ling.lancs.ac.uk) with
the School of Computing and Communications (http://www.scc.lancs.ac.uk) at Lancaster University.

Email: talc2014@lancaster.ac.uk
Web: http://ucrel.lancs.ac.uk/talc2014

Organising Committee:

Mark McGlashan
Andrew Hardie (chair)
Tony McEnery

Programme Committee:

Guy Aston (University of Bologna, Italy)
Alex Boulton (Université de Lorraine, France)
Lynne Flowerdew (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China)
Ana Frankenberg-Garcia (University of Surrey, UK)
Natalie Kübler (Université Paris Diderot, France)
Agnieszka Leńko-Szymańska (University of Warsaw, Poland)
Ute Römer (Georgia State University, USA)
James Thomas (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)
Yukio Tono (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan)
Chris Tribble (King's College, London, UK)
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.3945

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