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LINGUIST List 23.3934

Sun Sep 23 2012

Confs: Text/Corpus Linguistics, Translation/Belgium

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <xiyanlinguistlist.org>

Date: 20-Sep-2012
From: Marie-Aude Lefer <marie-aude.leferilmh.be>
Subject: Genre- and Register-related Text and Discourse Features in Multilingual Corpora
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Genre- and Register-related Text and Discourse Features in Multilingual Corpora

Date: 11-Jan-2013 - 12-Jan-2013
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Contact: Marie-Aude Lefer
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.mariehaps.be/lsb2013

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics; Translation

Meeting Description:

Genre- and Register-related Text and Discourse Features in Multilingual Corpora
Organizers: The Linguistic Society of Belgium and Institut Libre Marie Haps - Brussels
11-12 January 2013

The conference aims at bringing together researchers working on the compilation and annotation of genre- and register-controlled multilingual corpora as well as specialists in corpus-based contrastive linguistics and translation studies investigating genre- and register-related text and discourse features from a multilingual perspective.

Keynote Speakers:

We are pleased to announce that the following speakers have accepted our invitation to give a keynote presentation at the conference:

Douglas Biber (Northern Arizona University, USA)
María de los Ángeles Gómez González (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain)
Sylviane Granger (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
Stella Neumann (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
Maite Taboada (Simon Fraser University, Canada)

Organizing Committee:

Marie-Aude Lefer (chair, Institut libre Marie Haps)
Svetlana Vogeleer (chair, Institut libre Marie Haps)
Lieven Buysse (HUB University College Brussels)
Sylvie De Cock (Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis)
Gert De Sutter (University College Ghent)
Patrick Dendale (University of Antwerp)
Gaëtanelle Gilquin (Université catholique de Louvain)
Christine Michaux (University of Mons)

Sponsoring Options:

For sponsoring options, please contact lsb.conferenceilmh.be.

Contact and Information:


The conference programme is available on the conference website:


Online registration is open until 3 December 2012.

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