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LINGUIST List 25.1329

Wed Mar 19 2014

Calls: Cognitive Science, Applied Linguistics/China

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

Date: 19-Mar-2014
From: Klaus-Uwe Panther <klauspantheraol.com>
Subject: Cognitive Linguistics and Pragmatics: Theory and Practice
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Full Title: Cognitive Linguistics and Pragmatics: Theory and Practice
Short Title: CLP 2014

Date: 24-Oct-2014 - 26-Oct-2014
Location: Nanjing, China
Contact Person: Klaus-Uwe Panther
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science

Call Deadline: 24-Apr-2014

Meeting Description:

International Conference
Cognitive Linguistics and Pragmatics: Theory and Practice

The conference aims to present a broad range of research on (i) the cognitive foundations of language structure and pragmatic function, and (ii) cognitive linguistic approaches to language teaching and learning and other applications.


Nanjing Normal University (Suiyuan Campus)
Ninghai Road 122, Gulou District
Nanjing, Jiangsu, China


Friday - Sunday
24 - 26 October 2014


The language of the conference is English.

Web address: http://clp.njnu.edu.cn

Plenary Speakers:

Gilles Fauconnier, University of California, San Diego, CA, U.S.A.
Jeannette Littlemore, University of Birmingham, U.K.
Yuhong Liu, Nanjing Normal University, China
Klaus-Uwe Panther, Nanjing Normal University & University of Hamburg
Dingfang Shu, Shanghai International Studies University, China
Hui Zhang, Nanjing Normal University, China

Final Call for Papers:

Cognitive Linguistics and Pragmatics: Theory and Practice

Note: The deadline for the submission of abstracts has been extended to 24 April 2014.

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute presentations (with 10-minute discussion) addressing all theoretical, applied, and pedagogical aspects of cognitive linguistics and cognitive pragmatics, and related fields. Abstracts should be written in English, be 300–500 words in length (excluding References), and be prepared for anonymous refereeing (i.e., author-specific information should be avoided).

Abstracts should be submitted to one of the following addresses: http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/CLP2014 or to the following email address: liuyuhongnjnu.edu.cn.

We welcome contributions from theoretical, empirical, experimental, and applied perspectives on (but not limited to) the following topics:

- Mental spaces and conceptual integration in meaning construction
- Pragmatic inferences in the construction of meaning
- Speech acts from a cognitive linguistic perspective
- Cognitive linguistic approaches to second language teaching and learning
- Metaphor and metonymy in grammar and discourse
- Categorization, prototypes, polysemy
- Frame semantics
- Embodied meaning
- Cognitive semiotics
- Cognitive linguistic approaches to the analysis of discourse
- Cognitive linguistic approaches to linguistic typology
- Constructionist studies across languages
- Neurolinguistic / psycholinguistic evidence for cognitive linguistic analyses

Important Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: 24 April 2014
Abstract acceptance notification: 24 May 2014
Conference dates: 24, 25, 26 October 2014


Klaus-Uwe Panther (klauspantheraol.com)
Yuhong Liu (liuyuhongnjnu.edu.cn)

Organizing Committee:

Nanjing Normal University
Jie Zhang, Dean, School of Foreign Languages and Cultures
Xiaomei Gu
Shuguang Li
Yuhong Liu
Chuanbin Ni
Klaus-Uwe Panther
Linda L. Thornburg
Hongbo Wang
Yongxiang Wang
Bin Xin
Xiaodong Xu
Hui Zhang
Nanjing University
Lingling Chang
Xinren Chen
Ren Zhang
Shanghai International Studies University
Dingfang Shu, President, China Cognitive Linguistics Association

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