LINGUIST List 23.2933

Thu Jul 05 2012

Calls: Text/Corpus Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 04-Jul-2012
From: Eniko Csomay <>
Subject: American Association for Corpus Linguistics
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Full Title: American Association for Corpus Linguistics Short Title: AACL
Date: 18-Jan-2013 - 20-Jan-2013 Location: San Diego, CA, USA Contact Person: AACL 2013
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 09-Sep-2012

Meeting Description:

Previous conferences of the American Association for Corpus Linguistics have been held at different universities in the United States since 1998, including the University of Michigan (1999, 2005), Northern Arizona University (2000, 2006), University of Massachusetts-Boston (2001), IUPUI (2002), Montclair State (2004), Brigham Young University (2008), University of Alberta (2009), and Georgia State University (2011). In 2013, the conference will be hosted by San Diego State University.

Call for Papers:

Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars are invited to submit abstracts for 20-minute papers on any aspect of corpus linguistics.

Papers are welcome from a range of subfields in three categories:

1) Tools and methods (corpus creation, corpus annotation, tagging and parsing, visualization of large data sets, open source corpora (philosophy and practice), software development)

2) Linguistic analyses of corpora as they relate to language use (register/genre as well as lexical and grammatical variation, language varieties, parallel corpora, historical change, lexicography)

3) Application (the use of corpora in language teaching and learning)

Abstract Details:

Cover page: Author(s) name(s); Affiliation; Contact information; Paper title; Category (see above)Abstract page: Paper title; Abstract (min. 200 words; max. 300 words)Format: MS Word or PDF (the latter is necessary if the abstract contains specialized fonts)

Abstracts will undergo anonymous review.

The conference organizers request that authors limit themselves to presenting only one paper, and to being the first author on only one paper. If several submissions are planned in which one individual appears as a co-author, please ensure that these guidelines are followed.

Submit abstracts to by September 9, 2012. In the subject line of your email, please indicate the category your paper would most likely fit in (see categories above).

Important Dates:

September 9: Deadline for submission of abstractsOctober 1: Early registration opensOctober 9: Notification of decisions on abstractsNovember 1: Preliminary schedule postedNovember 15: Early registration closesNovember 16 - December 15: Regular registration periodDecember 15 - January 17: Late registration periodJanuary 18 - January 20: Conference (registration on site)

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