LINGUIST List 14.2510

Mon Sep 22 2003

Calls: Applied Ling/Bristol, UK

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  1. h-daller, Vocabulary knowledge and use: measurements and applications

Message 1: Vocabulary knowledge and use: measurements and applications

Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 17:18:24 +0100
From: h-daller <>
Subject: Vocabulary knowledge and use: measurements and applications

Workshop - call for papers 

Vocabulary knowledge and use: measurements and applications 
Venue: UWE, Bristol 
Frenchay Campus Coldharbour Lane Bristol BS16 1QY 
Time: 8-9 January 2004 

Keynote speakers: 
Professor Roeland van Hout (Nijmegen) 
Professors David Malvern and Brian Richards (Reading) 
Professor Paul Meara (Wales/Swansea) 
Professor Paul Nation (Wellington/New Zealand) 

Aims The seminar aims at bringing together researchers from different
strands within Applied Linguistics, with a view to exchange ideas
about the best ways to measure vocabulary knowledge and use and to
evaluate how these measures can be applied in different
contexts. These contexts will include research in L1 and L2
acquisition, bilingualism, stylistics, literary studies, early
language impairment, aphasia, Alzheimer's disease, etc. The seminar
will be a two-day event, with two parallel sessions, grouped according
to themes. We invite abstracts on vocabulary knowledge and use for
oral presentation or poster presentation. Abstracts with a description
of the research questions, methodology and results of the project are
to be submitted in electronic form to the address given below. Format:
Abstracts must be presented in electronic form (Word 1998 or later
versions of Word) and must not be longer than 400 words. The names of
authors (+ affiliations and contact addresses) must be given at the
end of the abstract, on a separate page. Abstracts will be reviewed
anonymously by the Academic Committee of the conference.

Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 

Monday 3 November 2003 Email address for the submission of abstracts:

Academic Committee Helmut Daller (UWE, Bristol) Paul Meara
(Wales/Swansea) Jim Milton (Wales/Swansea) Brian Richards (Reading)
Jeanine Treffers-Daller (UWE, Bristol)

Fees: Early bird registration (until 1 December 2003) �90 (includes
coffees, teas, lunches and programme + abstract booklet) Late
registration (after 1 December 2003): �110 Postgraduate
students/unwaged: �70. Participants make their own arrangements for
overnight accommodation. A list of hotels and B&Bs in Bristol will be

For further information, please contact: or

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