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LINGUIST List 22.2486

Wed Jun 15 2011

Calls: English, Applied Ling, Discourse Analysis, Socioling/Hong Kong

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        1.     Catherine Law , 7th International Congress on English Grammar

Message 1: 7th International Congress on English Grammar
Date: 15-Jun-2011
From: Catherine Law <egclawinet.polyu.edu.hk>
Subject: 7th International Congress on English Grammar
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Full Title: 7th International Congress on English Grammar
Short Title: 7th ICEG

Date: 12-Dec-2011 - 14-Dec-2011
Location: Kowloon, Hong Kong
Contact Person: Catherine Law
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 19-Sep-2011

Meeting Description:

NOTE: The call for papers for the 7th International Congress on English Grammar has been closed and is no longer accepting abstracts. For the most current information, please visit the conference announcement for the 8th International Congress on English Grammar which can be viewed here:


The 7th International Congress on English Grammar (7th ICEG) to be held in Hong Kong follows the successes of the first six congresses in previous years (1st ICEG 1999, 2nd ICEG 2004, 3rd ICEG 2005, 4th ICEG 2007, 5th ICEG 2008 and 6th ICEG 2010). The Congress aims to promote interaction and discussion among researchers interested in the fields of English Grammar, Lexicography, English Linguistics, English Language Teaching, and Information and Communication Technology in Language Teaching.


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong


Early Bird (by 18 November 2011)
Regular: HK$2,500
Student: HK$1,250

Late registration (from 19 November 2011)
Regular: HK$2,800
Student: HK$1,500

Call for Papers:

The Organising Committee of the Congress is now accepting proposals for papers to be presented at the Congress. The language of the Congress will be English.

Congress Theme:

Grammar and Meaning in a Global World

Theme Areas:

The congress organizing committee welcomes abstracts of paper presentations addressing the following areas:

1. Space
2. Multisemiotic
3. Discourse analysis
4. Globalisation and language
5. Sociolinguistics
6. Language and education
7. Curriculum design and development
8. Professional communication

Important Dates:

Deadline for call for papers: 19 September 2011
Notice of acceptance: by end October 2011
Early bird registration: by 18 November 2011
Cancellation (50% refunds): by 18 November 2011 (No refund after 18 November 2011)

Abstract Submissions:

All presentations will be 45 minutes in length, including question time.

Your abstract (in MS Word Version) should be a maximum of 250 words (excluding references). Please also include in your abstract: (1) theme area (state one of the above areas), (2) title of your paper, (3) your name and title, (4) your affiliation, and (5) your e-mail address and mailing address.

Each participant can submit only one abstract as the lead author and one abstract as a co-author. Lead authors must register by 18 November 2011 in order for the paper to be included in the congress programme. Please send submissions to: egiceginet.polyu.edu.hk.

Advisory Committee:

- Professor Christian Matthiessen, Chair Professor & Head, Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
- Professor Huang Guowen, Dean, School of International Studies, Sun Yan-sen University
- Professor Chang Chenguang, Dean, School of Foreign Languages, Sun Yan-sen University
- Professor Liu Yi, Associate Dean, School of Foreign Languages, Shenzhen University
- Professor V Prakasam, Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad, India
- Dr Danny Dayag, De La Salle University, Philippines


The Conference is organised by the PolySystemic Group at the Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Email: egiceginet.polyu.edu.hk


All presented papers will be considered for the Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on English Grammar.

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