LINGUIST List 25.1165

Sat Mar 08 2014

Calls: General Ling, Applied Ling, Socioling, Translation, Lexicography/Romania

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 06-Mar-2014
From: Stanca Mada <>
Subject: 3rd International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics Structure, Use, and Meaning in Intercultural Settings
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Full Title: 3rd International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics Structure, Use, and Meaning in Intercultural Settings
Short Title: SUM2014

Date: 19-Sep-2014 - 20-Sep-2014
Location: Brașov, Romania
Contact Person: Stanca Mada
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Lexicography; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Call Deadline: 01-Sep-2014

Meeting Description:

The conference aims to bring together researchers and practitioners in the field of theoretical and applied linguistics with a view to promoting interdisciplinary and intercultural dialogue and enhancing an eclectic approach to the study of language. At the same time, this conference provides an opportunity to re-enforce the dialogue on research and collaboration in academic and professional contexts. Such collaboration is fundamental to the design and implementation of effective pedagogy, assessment, and curricula.

Registration Information:

Conference registration will be available on the conference website after May 3, 2014.
Conference registration closes on September 1, 2014.
The conference registration fee covers cost of registration, coffee breaks, and the conference dinner.

Registration Fees:

Early Bird: By June 1, 2014

- Full-registration: € 60
- Student rate: € 25

After June 1, 2014

- Full-registration: € 80
- Student rate: € 30

Call for Papers:

Structure, Use, and Meaning in Intercultural Settings

We invite papers on various topics in the following areas:

- Text linguistics
- Intercultural communication
- Language acquisition
- Language teaching
- Phonology, morphology, and syntax
- Semantics and pragmatics of intercultural discourse
- Stylistics
- Sociolinguistics/Psycholinguistics
- Lexicology and lexicography
- Translation studies
- (Critical) Discourse analysis
- Current research methods in linguistics

The accepted submissions will be clustered around their common topics and areas of interest. The final program (released about two weeks before the conference) will mirror the research agendas of the delegates rather than a pre-conceived list of arbitrary topics.

The official languages of the conference are English, French, German, and Romanian.

Presentation Guidelines:

Papers will be allotted 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes for discussion.

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

Abstracts should include:

1. The title of the paper
2. A list of 3-5 key-words describing the area and focus
3. The name(s) of the author(s) and their affiliation(s)
4. The e-mail address and contact details of the author(s).

Abstracts should be between 250-300 words and should be sent via e-mail attachments to the following addresses:

Elena Buja - (for abstracts in English)
Corina Silvia Micu – (for abstracts in French)
Ioana Diaconu - (for abstracts in German)
Stanca Mada – (for abstracts in Romanian)

The deadline for submitting the abstracts is April 15, 2014. The abstracts will be peer-reviewed and acceptance will be notified by May 3, 2014.


All the papers presented within the conference sections will be peer-reviewed and proposed for publication in one of the following:

- A special issue (no. 1 /2015) of the Bulletin of Transilvania University of Brașov: Series IV – Philology. Cultural Studies.
- A volume of Proceedings published by Transilvania University of Brașov Publishing House
- A collective volume with an international publisher comprising contributions centred around a common theme.

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