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LINGUIST List 20.356

Tue Feb 03 2009

Calls: Text/Corpus Ling/Canada;Text/Corpus Ling/United Kingdom

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>


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        1.    John Newman, American Association for Corpus Linguistics 2009
        2.    Lizzy Tanguay, Aston Corpus Symposium and Postgraduate Conference


Message 1: American Association for Corpus Linguistics 2009
Date: 03-Feb-2009
From: John Newman <john.newmanualberta.ca>
Subject: American Association for Corpus Linguistics 2009
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Full Title: American Association for Corpus Linguistics 2009
Short Title: AACL 2009

Date: 08-Oct-2009 - 11-Oct-2009
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Contact Person: John Newman
Meeting Email: john.newmanualberta.ca
Web Site: http://www.ualberta.ca/~aacl2009/

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-May-2009

Meeting Description:

AACL covers all aspects of corpus linguistics. The conference continues the
tradition of previous conferences of the American Association for Corpus
Linguistics and the American Association for Applied Corpus Linguistics.
Previous meetings have been held at different universities in the United States
since 1998, including Northern Arizona University (2006, 2000), the University
of Michigan (2005, 1999), Montclair State (2004), IUPUI (2002), and Univ.
Massachusetts-Boston (2001).

Call for Papers

Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars are invited to submit
abstracts for 15-minute papers on any aspect of corpus linguistics. Papers are
welcome from a range of subfields, including corpus linguistics and endangered
languages, corpus creation, open source corpora (philosophy and practice),
corpus annotation, linguistic analyses of corpora, visualization of large data
sets, register/genre variation, lexicography, parallel corpora, tagging and
parsing, software development, and the use of corpora in language learning and
teaching.
Message 2: Aston Corpus Symposium and Postgraduate Conference
Date: 03-Feb-2009
From: Lizzy Tanguay <tanguayeaston.ac.uk>
Subject: Aston Corpus Symposium and Postgraduate Conference
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Full Title: Aston Corpus Symposium and Postgraduate Conference

Date: 21-May-2009 - 22-May-2009
Location: Birmingham UK, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Lizzy Tanguay
Meeting Email: tanguayeaston.ac.uk
Web Site: http://acorn.aston.ac.uk/symposium.html

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 27-Feb-2009

Meeting Description:

After two very successful events, Aston Corpus Symposium returns for its third
year in 2009, bringing together experts in various corpus-related fields. As in
2008, the Symposium will be preceded by the Aston Corpus Conference for
Postgraduate Researchers, which enables postgraduates to present their
corpus-related research in a friendly environment.

Call for Papers

Deadline Extension New Deadline: 27 February 2009

After receiving several requests for extensions, we are pleased to announce that
the deadline for submissions of abstracts has been extended.

Aston Corpus Symposium and Aston Corpus Conference for Postgraduate Researchers,
2009
21-22 MAY 2009

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

Aston Corpus Conference for Postgraduate Researchers:
Thursday 21 May 2009
Aston Corpus Symposium: Friday 22 May 2009

Aston Corpus Conference for Postgraduate Researchers: Thursday 21 MAY 2009

The objective of the Corpus Conference for Postgraduate Researchers, organized
by the ACORN project team of the School of Languages and Social Sciences at
Aston University, is to enable postgraduates to present their corpus-related
research in a friendly environment. As with last year, we are combining the
conference with the Aston Corpus Symposium, which will take place on the
following day. Postgraduates will thus have the opportunity to hear experts talk
about their past and current projects.

Abstracts written in English of max 300 words (with bibliographical references)
for a 20 minute paper should be sent by *27 February 2009* to
tanguayeaston.ac.uk. The preferred file formats are .doc and .pdf. Author's
name, affiliation, and contact details should be provided in a separate attachment.

Presenters will also be invited to submit a 3,000-word conference paper to be
published in the online conference proceedings.

Authors of accepted abstracts will be notified by 10 March 2009.

Presentations can focus on any corpus-related topic.

http://corpus.aston.ac.uk/postgraduate_conference.html


Aston Corpus Symposium: Friday 22 May 2009

After two very successful events in 2007 and 2008, Aston Corpus Symposium
returns for its third year in 2009. The Symposium aims to bring together experts
in various corpus-related fields. The programme will consist of presentations by
distinguished speakers in the field.

Confirmed Speakers:
Nick Groom (University of Birmingham)
Adam Kilgarriff (Lexicography MasterClass)
Ramesh Krishnamurthy (Aston University, Birmingham)
David Oakey (University of Birmingham)
Ute Römer (University of Michigan)
Mike Scott (University of Liverpool)

http://corpus.aston.ac.uk/symposium.html

Elizabeth Tanguay
PhD student in Corpus Linguistics
School of Languages and Social Sciences (LSS)
Aston University
Birmingham, B4 7ET

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