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LINGUIST List 24.3720

Sat Sep 21 2013

Calls: English, Text/Corpus Linguistics/UK

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 21-Sep-2013
From: Rachele De Felice <r.defeliceucl.ac.uk>
Subject: ICAME35
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Full Title: ICAME35

Date: 30-Apr-2014 - 04-May-2014
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Michaela Mahlberg
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/conference/fac-arts/english/icame-35/index.aspx

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2013

Meeting Description:

Nottingham, 30 April - 4 May 2014

The Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) at the University of Nottingham is hosting the 35th ICAME conference.

The theme of the conference is: Corpus Linguistics, Context and Culture.

Venue: University of Nottingham, UK, University Park Campus.

The main conference will be opened with a talk by Ronald Carter (University of Nottingham).

Keynote Speakers:

Beatrix Busse (University of Heidelberg)
Susan Hunston (University of Birmingham)
Tony McEnery (University of Lancaster)
Ute Roemer (Georgia State University)
Wolfgang Teubert (University of Birmingham)

For more details please see the conference website:


ICAME 35 Team:

Michaela Mahlberg
Gavin Brookes
Kathy Conklin
Rachele De Felice
Dave Evans
Kat Gupta
Kevin Harvey
Tony Fisher
Lorenzo Mastropierro
Rebecca Peck
Ana Pellicer-Sánchez

CRAL (Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics): http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/cral/index.aspx

Call for Papers:

The theme of the conference is ‘Corpus Linguistics, Context and Culture’. It aims to explore English corpus linguistics and its intersections with other fields, as well as its applications in a range of contexts of language use. We invite submissions of abstracts for papers, work-in-progress reports, posters and software demonstrations on any topic relevant to the conference theme.

Areas for submissions can include - but are not limited to:

- Corpus and discourse analysis
- Corpus linguistics and its theoretical implications
- Diachronic corpus studies
- Varieties of English
- Contrastive linguistics
- Sociolinguistics
- mixed methods approaches in corpus linguistics
- Corpus stylistics
- Corpora in English language education

Presentation Formats:

Full papers will be allowed 30 minutes, including 10 minutes for discussion; work-in-progress reports will be 15 minutes long, including 5 minutes for discussion; and software demonstrations will be allowed 30 minutes, including 10 minutes for discussion. Posters (max. size A0, portrait format) will be presented in a special session where presenters briefly introduce their poster. Posters remain on display during the conference.

Submission of Abstracts:

Abstracts should be between 400 and 500 words (exclusive of references) and should state research questions, approach, method, data and (expected) results. Authors may submit a maximum of two abstracts if at least one of these is co-authored. The deadline for submissions is 15 December 2013.

Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously; notifications of acceptance will be sent out by the end of January 2014. Please submit abstracts through the abstract submission system on the conference website.

Proposals for pre-conference workshops should be sent directly to the organizers at ICAME2014nottingham.ac.uk.

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