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Conference Information

Full Title: 4th International Conference for Learner Corpus Research

Short Title: LCR 2017
Location: Bolzano/Bozen, Italy
Start Date: 05-Oct-2017 - 07-Oct-2017
Contact: Aivars Glaznieks
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Meeting Description: The international conferences for Learner Corpus Research (LCR) are platforms for researchers from the field of LCR and related disciplines to discuss current topics and present their projects and latest results. The conferences take place regularly every two years. Following the successful conferences in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) in 2011, Bergen (Norway) in 2013 and Nijmegen (the Netherlands) in 2015, the 4th Learner Corpus Research Conference will be hosted by the Institute for Specialised Communication and Multilingualism at EURAC Research, Bolzano/Bozen, Italy. The conference, organized under the aegis of the Learner Corpus Association, aims to be a showcase for the latest developments in the field and will feature full paper presentations, work in progress reports, poster presentations, software demos and a book exhibition.

The theme of LCR 2017 is ''Widening the Scope of Learner Corpus Research''.

Conference Venue:

The LCR 2017 conference will be held in the South Tyrolean capital city of Bozen/Bolzano at the European Academy of Bozen/Bolzano (EURAC). It will be organised by EURAC’s Institute for Specialised Communication and Multilingualism (

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

- Philip Durrant (University of Exeter, United Kingdom)
- Stefan Th. Gries (University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A.)
- Stefania Spina (Università per Stranieri Perugia, Italy)

The keynote speakers will address the theme of LCR 2017 in their respective lectures on L1 writing development and Learner Corpus Research, quantitative methods in Learner Corpus Research, and Learner Corpus Research and Italian as L2.
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Text/Corpus Linguistics
LL Issue: 28.275

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