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Mon Aug 11 2003

Confs: Text & Corpus Ling/Granada, Spain

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  1. jsantana, 6th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference

Message 1: 6th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference

Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2003 19:16:06 +0000
From: jsantana <>
Subject: 6th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference

6th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference
Short Title: TaLC 2004

Date: 06-Jul-2004 - 09-Jul-2004
Location: Granada, Spain
Contact: Luis Quereda
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Sub-field: Text/Corpus Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Teaching and Language Corpora Following the highly successful
conferences in Lancaster (TaLC 1994 and TaLC 1996), Oxford (TaLC
1998), Graz (TaLC 2000) and Bertinoro (TaLC 2002), the sixth
international TALC conference will bring together practitioners and
theorists with a common interest in the use of corpus tools for such
purposes as:

- first and second language teaching and learning 
- language awareness raising 
- teaching languages for specific purposes 
- student-centered linguistic investigation 
- interpreting and translation studies 
- cultural and historical studies 
- teaching literature 

The conference will be held in Granada (Spain), beginning at 9 a.m. on
July 6 and ending at 7 p.m on July 9. Pre-conference tutorials and
workshops will be held on July 6. Invited speakers: to be announced.


TaLC 2004 invites proposals for position papers, reports of work in
progress, case-histories of successful corpus applications, and
introductions to relevant new resources. Proposals may be for
20-minute plenary presentations, posters, or software
demonstrations. We also welcome proposals for longer pre-conference
tutorials and workshops.

Abstracts (500 words) should reach Luis Quereda ( before
15 February 2004 as a Word or pdf attachment; pre-conference workshop
proposals before 31 January 2004. All proposals will be
reviewed. Authors of those accepted for inclusion will be notified by
15 April, and the programme will be finalised during May 2004.

Programme committee: Bernhard Kettermann (Graz), Chris Tribble
(London), Francisco Marcos Mar�n (Madrid), Guillermo Rojo S�nchez
(Santiago de Compostela), Guy Alston (Forl�), Lou Burnard (Oxford),
Luis Quereda (Granada), Martin Wynne, Michael Barlow (Rice), Silvia
Bernardini (Bolonia), Tony McEnery (Lancaster)

Organisation: Department of English and German Languages, University
of Granada, Spain.

Organising committee: Luis Quereda, Juan Santana, Encarnaci�n
Hidalgo, Graeme Porte, Carlos M�rquez, Alvaro Villegas, Pedro Ure�a

For further information, contact Luis Quereda at or (34)
958 249903.
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