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Tue Mar 06 2007

Confs: Language Acquisition,Linguistic Theories/UK

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Message 1: Aston Corpus Symposium
Date: 06-Mar-2007
From: Iztok Kosem <kosemiaston.ac.uk>
Subject: Aston Corpus Symposium


Aston Corpus Symposium

Date: 04-May-2007 - 04-May-2007
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Contact: Iztok Kosem
Contact Email: kosemiaston.ac.uk

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Linguistic Theories; Text/Corpus
Linguistics; Translation

Meeting Description:

Aston Corpus Symposium (Aston University, Birmingham, UK) - 4th May 2007

Preliminary Annoucement

Aston University, Birmingham, UK
School of Languages and Social Sciences
ISLS - Institute for the Study of Language and Society

Aston Corpus Symposium: Friday 4th May 2007 10am-5pm

The Aston Corpus Symposium celebrates the re-launch of corpus research
activities at Aston University, in particular the ACORN (Aston Corpus Network)
project: http://corpus.aston.ac.uk, initiated by the School of Languages and
Social Sciences, and funded for 2006-7 by the Flexible Learning Development Centre.

The programme will consist of presentations by the following distinguished speakers:

- Bill Dodd (University of Birmingham)
- Patrick Hanks (Masaryk University)
- Michael Hoey (University of Liverpool)
- Susan Hunston (University of Birmingham)
- Ramesh Krishnamurthy (Aston University)
- Bill Louw (University of Zimbabwe)
- Tony McEnery (Lancaster University)
- Mike Scott (University of Liverpool)
- John Sinclair (Tuscan Word Centre, Florence)
- Wolfgang Teubert (University of Birmingham)

The final details are still being arranged, but the attendance fee is likely to
be c. 40 Euro for the whole day, including the full symposium documentation
package; lunch, coffee/tea, and other refreshments; and the Reception at the end
of the Symposium. There will be a discounted fee for unwaged students, on
production of evidence of their student status.

Places will be limited, so we ask you to express your interest in attending as
soon as possible. We will then offer places on a first come, first served basis.
Please email Iztok Kosem (kosemiaston.ac.uk) now, and he will send you more
information about the event as soon as it becomes available.
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