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Wed Aug 10 2011

Calls: English, Applied Ling, Lexicography, General Ling/Hong Kong

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        1.     Stefani Lau , 8th International Congress on English Grammar

Message 1: 8th International Congress on English Grammar
Date: 10-Aug-2011
From: Stefani Lau <egstefpolyu.edu.hk>
Subject: 8th International Congress on English Grammar
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Full Title: 8th International Congress on English Grammar
Short Title: 8th ICEG

Date: 12-Jan-2012 - 14-Jan-2012
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contact Person: Catherine Law
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Lexicography

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 31-Oct-2011

Meeting Description:

Web Site: http://www.engl.polyu.edu.hk/events/8thiceg

8th International Congress on English Grammar
12-14 January 2012
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Organised by:

Department of English
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
(In collaboration with Shenzhen University and Sun Yat-sen University)

We are very pleased to be holding the 8th International Congress on English
Grammar in Hong Kong following the successes of the first seven congresses
in previous years (1st ICEG 1999, 2nd ICEG 2004, 3rd ICEG 2005, 4th ICEG
2007, 5th ICEG 2008, 6th ICEG 2010, 7th ICEG 2011). 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

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


Early Bird (by 30 November 2011):

Regular 2,500 (HK$)
Student 1,250 (HK$)

Late Registration (from 1 December 2011):

Regular 2,800 (HK$)
Student 1,500 (HK$)

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.

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

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


Important Dates:

Deadline for call for papers: 31 October 2011
Early bird registration: by 30 November 2011
Cancellation (50% refunds): by 30 November 2011 (No refund after 30
November 2011)


All presented papers will be considered for the Proceedings of the 8th
International Congress on English Grammar.


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

Advisory Committee:

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

Organizing Committee:

Dr. Gail Forey
Dr. Marvin Lam
Mr. Francis Lo
Dr. Francisco Veloso
Professor Dianna Slade
Dr. Xu Xunfeng

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