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LINGUIST List 23.4330

Tue Oct 16 2012

Calls: Text/Corpus Linguistics/South Korea

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 16-Oct-2012
From: Jongbok Kim <jongbokkimgmail.com>
Subject: 2012 International Conference for the Korean Association for Corpus Linguistics
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Full Title: 2012 International Conference for the Korean Association for Corpus Linguistics
Short Title: KACL 2012

Date: 10-Dec-2012 - 11-Dec-2012
Location: Busan, Korea, South
Contact Person: Taeho Kim
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://kacl.pusan.ac.kr

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 25-Oct-2012

Meeting Description:

The Korean Association for Corpus Linguistics (KACL) announces the KACL 2012 (2012 International Conference for the KACL) to be held from December 10 (Monday) - 11 (Tuesday) at Busan, South Korea. This is the first international conference to celebrate the formation of the Korean Association for Corpus Linguistics. This conference is held in conjunction with the workshop 'Metaphor and Corpus Linguistics' to be held on December 11, 2012.

Invited Speaker for a Tutorial Session:

Alice Deignan (University of Leeds): Searching for metaphorical patterns in corpora: Implications for English language leaching

Invited Speakers for the Plenary Sessions:

Laurence Anthony (Waseda University): The past, present, and future of software tools in corpus linguistics
Jae-Woong Choe (Korea University): Argument structure and language resources

Conference website: http://kacl.pusan.ac.kr

Registration: Permanent KACL member 10,000 won, annual KACL member, 30,000 won, nonmember 50,000 won. Formal Dinner Reception on the 11th at BEXCO: 20,000 won (hosted by the English Language and Linguistics Society of Korea)

Accommodation: For the participants of the KACL, we reserved the Pusan National University's Guest House at (Type A: 56000 won, B: 47000 won. Korean Currency). To make reservations, just send an email message to 2012kaclgmail.com with the relevant information (dates of check-in & check out, number of persons, smoking or non-smoking).

Inquires about the conference can be directed to the Organizer, Taeho Kim, via 2012kaclgmail.com. The conference website with registration and accommodation information will be soon available.

Final Call for Papers:

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute presentations (with 10 min discussion) on any aspect of corpus linguistics. Abstracts should be no more than one page (single-spaced, 12 pt font, 1-inch margin) with data and references together. Please note that the number of abstracts per author is limited to one singly-authored and one co-authored abstract per author. Abstracts will undergo anonymous review. Paper presentations in Korean are also accepted.

Abstracts should be submitted in the PDF format via Easy Abstracts:


Important Dates:

Deadline for abstract submission: October 25, 2012
Notification of acceptance: November 5, 2012
Conference dates: December 10-11, 2012
Workshop on Metaphor and Corpus Linguistics: December 11, 2012

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