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LINGUIST List 25.1653

Wed Apr 09 2014

Confs: Cognitive Science, Discourse Analysis, Text/Corpus Ling, Applied Ling, General Ling/UK

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

Date: 08-Apr-2014
From: Patrick Rebuschat <p.rebuschatlancaster.ac.uk>
Subject: Pre-Conference Workshop on Cognitive Linguistics (UK-CLC5)
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Pre-Conference Workshop on Cognitive Linguistics (UK-CLC5)

Date: 28-Jul-2014 - 28-Jul-2014
Location: Lancaster, United Kingdom
Contact: Patrick Rebuschat
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/events/uk-clc5/workshop.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Meeting Description:

This workshop takes place on July 28, 2014, one day before the 5th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference. The pre-conference workshop is aimed at PhD students and early-career researchers who are interested in developing expertise in some of the key research areas in Cognitive Linguistics. The workshop consists of four sessions, with two running in parallel.

Dr Christopher Shank (Bangor): Grammaticalization
Dr Veronika Koller (Lancaster): Corpus approaches to metaphor analysis
Dr Thora Tenbrink (Bangor): Cognitive discourse analysis and spatial cognition
Dr Christopher Hart (Lancaster): Cognitive grammatical tools for critical discourse analysis

Sessions will generally involve a mixture between lecture and hands-on empirical work (text analysis, corpus analysis, experiments, etc.).

Registrations will be processed on a first come, first served basis. The minimum number of participants for this event is 25, the maximum is 50.

The fee (45 GBP) includes a buffet lunch and two coffee/tea breaks. Accommodation is not included in the fee, but we have reserved 35 spaces in the university residence halls for prospective workshop participants.

Early-bird registration closes on April 15, 2014. General registration on June 1, 2014.

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