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Wed Nov 17 2010

Calls: Text/Corpus Linguistics/USA

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        1.     Viviana Cortes , American Association for Corpus Linguistics 2011

Message 1: American Association for Corpus Linguistics 2011
Date: 16-Nov-2010
From: Viviana Cortes <aacl2011gmail.com>
Subject: American Association for Corpus Linguistics 2011
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Full Title: American Association for Corpus Linguistics 2011
Short Title: AACL 2011

Date: 06-Oct-2011 - 09-Oct-2011
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Contact Person: Viviana Cortes
Meeting Email: aacl2011gmail.com
Web Site: http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwesl/alesl/aacl2011/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2011

Meeting Description:

The 10th Conference for the American Association for Corpus Linguistics (AACL)
will be held at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA, USA, on October 7-9, 2011.

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
and Canada since 1998, including University of Alberta (2009), Brigham Young
University (2008), Northern Arizona University (2006, 2000), the University of
Michigan (2005, 1999), Montclair State (2004), IUPUI (2002), and University of
Massachusetts-Boston (2001).

Sub-fields covered by AACL 2010 include various perspectives on corpus-based
research, corpus creation, corpus annotation, linguistic analyses of corpora,
register/genre variation, lexicography, parallel corpora, tagging and parsing,
software development, and the use of corpora in language learning and teaching.

Conference Venue:

The Loudermilk Center in downtown Atlanta

Plenary Speakers:

Paul Baker, Lancaster University
Patricia Byrd, Georgia State University [Professor Emerita]
Eniko Csomay, San Diego State University
Randi Reppen, Northern Arizona University

Call for Papers:

We invite faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars to submit
abstracts for 20-minute papers, with an additional ten minutes for discussion on
any aspect of corpus linguistics.

Proposals are welcome in all of the following topic strands:

-Corpus Creation Tagging and Parsing
-Linguistic Analyses of Corpora Lexicography
-Register/Genre Variation Software Development
-Parallel Corpora Corpora in Language Learning and Teaching
-Computational Linguistics

The deadline for abstract submission is February 15, 2011.

Please send the abstract to: aacl2011gmail.com as an attachment either in
Microsoft Word Document or in Rich Text Format. Write 'Abstract Submission' in
the subject line of the e-mail. Submissions must be in a single file and must
include the following in the order given below:

(1) On the first page, please include:

-Title of paper, name of presenter(s) and affiliation(s); names should be
written as: Family, Given
-Contact information (e-mail, fax number, telephone number including country
prefixes, mailing address including city, state/province/county, postal code and
country) for presenter(s)

(2) On the second page, please include:

-Title of paper (no more than 10 words)
-Topic strand
-400-word abstract (used to assess the suitability of the paper)
-50-word summary (for the conference program)

Evaluation of proposals:

Abstracts will undergo anonymous review. Proposals will be evaluated by a team
of reviewers who are experts in the area according to each of the following
categories: (1) appropriateness and originality of the research topic, (2)
quality of research design, (3) significance of findings and research
implications, and (4) clarity of written abstract.

Important dates:

-November 15, 2010: Call for papers begins
-February 15, 2011: Deadline for abstract submission
-April 15, 2011: Notification of decision on abstracts
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