LINGUIST List 24.2356

Fri Jun 07 2013

Calls: English, General Linguistics/Spain

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 07-Jun-2013
From: Mario Cal Varela <>
Subject: International Conference on Spoken English
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Full Title: International Conference on Spoken English Short Title: ICSE2014
Date: 04-Jun-2014 - 06-Jun-2014 Location: Santiago de Compostela, Spain Contact Person: Francisco Javier Fernández Polo
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2013

Meeting Description:

The aim of this conference is to bring together the latest research of scholars engaged in the analysis of spoken English from a variety of theoretical and applied perspectives. Specifically, the conference will focus on such general areas of spoken English research as the differences between spoken and written English, interpersonal and textual issues in spoken English, spoken English and multimodality, Spoken English and second/foreign language teaching, varieties of spoken English, spoken English and language change, etc.

The following scholars have agreed to give plenary lectures at the conference:

Juana Marín Arrese (Complutense University, Madrid)
Anna Mauranen (University of Helsinki)
Sali A. Tagliamonte (University of Toronto)
Scott Thornbury (The New School for Public Engagement, New York)

Call for Papers:

Contributions representing different analytical approaches and disciplinary areas are welcome: corpus linguistics, lexicology, grammar, conversation analysis, discourse analysis, pragmatics, cognitive linguistics, sociolinguistics, among others. Paper, workshop and panel discussion proposals are welcome on the following topic areas (though not exclusively):

- The grammar of spoken English
- Spoken English vocabulary and phraseology
- Discourse markers and other discourse-related issues
- Interpersonal issues in spoken English communication
- Issues on spoken English corpora and research tools
- Spoken English and language change
- The written-spoken English continuum
- Spoken English and multimodality
- Spoken English in professional settings
- Spoken English as a lingua franca
- Teaching and learning spoken English as a Second/Foreign Language

Proposals can be submitted via EasyAbs at from September 1 until December 15, 2013.

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