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LINGUIST List 20.2333

Tue Jun 30 2009

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Cognitive Science,Language Acquisition/Spain

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        1.    María Pilar Agustín Llach, Figurative Language Learning and Figurative Language Use: Theory and Applications

Message 1: Figurative Language Learning and Figurative Language Use: Theory and Applications
Date: 30-Jun-2009
From: María Pilar Agustín Llach <maria-del-pilar.agustinunirioja.es>
Subject: Figurative Language Learning and Figurative Language Use: Theory and Applications
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Full Title: Figurative Language Learning and Figurative Language Use: Theory and
Short Title: CRAL 2009

Date: 29-Oct-2009 - 31-Oct-2009
Location: Logroño, La RIoja, Spain
Contact Person: Francisco Ruiz de Mendoza
Meeting Email: cralcilap.es
Web Site: http://cral09.cilap.es/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 01-Sep-2009

Meeting Description:

The International Conference Figurative Language Learning and Figurative
Language Use: Theory and Applications, to be held on October 29-31, 2009, at the
Philology Building of the University of La Rioja, aims to bring together
researchers from various compatible persuasions in theoretical and applied
linguistics in an effort to help them to find common grounds and provide one
another with mutual feedback.

Plenary Speakers:

-Paul Meara (Swansea, UK): title pending confirmation
-Elena Semino (Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster
University, United Kingdom): 'Figurative Language in Expert Publications and
Educational Materials'
-Frank Boers (Erasmus University College Brussels, Belgium): 'Ways of Teaching
L2 Figurative Phrases: An Assessment'
-Zoltan Kövecses (Faculty of Humanities, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest,
Hungary): 'Recent Findings in Metaphor Theory and their Application to Foreign
Language Teaching.'
-David Singleton (Center for Language and Communication Studies, Trinity College
Dublin, Ireland): 'Figurative Aspects of the Taboo Lexicon'

Call for Papers:

The Conference is open to presentations on a range of topics related to
Cognitive Linguistics and compatible approaches to language, both from a
theoretical and an applied perspective, among them, metaphor and metonymy,
cognitive models, cognitive stylistics, figurative language use in L1 and in
additional languages including foreign languages and multilingual acquisition,
figurative language acquisition and development, vocabulary and figurative
language in foreign languages, and applications of figurative language (to
lexicography, translation, language teaching and methodology, etc.).

Call Deadline: September 1, 2009
Acceptance notification: September 10
Registration deadline: October 15
Date: October, 29-31, 2009

Further information: http://cral09.cilap.es/en/call-for-papers
Submissions: http://cral09.cilap.es/en/dashboard

For technical questions: webmastercilap.es

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