LINGUIST List 25.4132

Fri Oct 17 2014

Confs: Cognitive Science, Linguistic Theories/Belgium

Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>


Date: 17-Oct-2014
From: Timothy Colleman <timothy.collemanUGent.be>
Subject: CogLingDays 6
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CogLingDays 6

Date: 11-Dec-2014 - 12-Dec-2014
Location: Ghent, Belgium
Contact: Timothy Colleman
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.contragram-network.ugent.be/node/10

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Linguistic Theories

Meeting Description:

After successful meetings in Utrecht, Leuven, Leiden, Antwerp, and Groningen, the sixth edition of the biennial conference of the Belgium Netherlands Cognitive Linguistics Association (BeNeCLA, http://benecla.com) will take place at Ghent University on 11–12 December 2014. The conference provides a forum to scholars based in the Low Countries or abroad to present and discuss their research in the various strands of cognitive linguistics or other cognitively inspired usage-based approaches to language, including construction grammar.

Conference website: http://www.contragram-network.ugent.be/node/10

Plenary Speakers:

Ewa Dąbrowska (Northumbria University)
Dirk Geeraerts (University of Leuven)
Muriel Norde (Humboldt University Berlin)
Gerard Steen (VU University Amsterdam)

Organising Committee:

Frank Brisard (University of Antwerp)
Timothy Colleman (Ghent University)
Renata Enghels (Ghent University)
Tim Geleyn (Ghent University)
Peter Lauwers (Ghent University)
Miriam Taverniers (Ghent University)

Scientific Committee:

Jóhanna Barđdal (Ghent), Ronny Boogaart (Leiden), Frank Brisard (Antwerp), Bert Cappelle (Lille), Timothy Colleman (Ghent), Bert Cornillie (Leuven), Hubert Cuyckens (Leuven), Barbara De Cock (Louvain), Gert De Sutter (Ghent), Renata Enghels (Ghent), Kurt Feyaerts (Leuven), Ad Foolen (Nijmegen), Liesbet Heyvaert (Leuven), Francisco Gonzálvez-García (Almeria), Peter Lauwers (Ghent), Dominique Legallois (Caen), Maarten Lemmens (Lille), Tanja Mortelmans (Antwerp), Esther Pascual (Groningen), Paul Sambre (Leuven), Miriam Taverniers (Ghent), Arie Verhagen (Leiden), Dominique Willems (Ghent).

Program:

Registration for Cogling-6, the biennial conference of the Belgium Netherlands Cognitive Linguistics Association (BeNeCLA), is now open, via the online registration form at the conference website:

http://www.contragram-network.ugent.be/cogling6

The conference programme includes plenary talks by Ewa Dabrowska, Dirk Geeraerts, Muriel Norde, and Gerard Steen, next to over 45 regular papers selected after an open call. For the full programme, see the conference website.

You will find a provisional programme and some practical information on the conference website.

The conference fee is 80 EUR, which covers all conference materials, refreshments and coffee breaks, as well as two cold lunches at the conference venue on Thursday 11 and Friday 12 December. The deadline for online registration is 4 December 2014. In addition, there is a conference dinner on Friday evening in restaurant Het Pakhuis. The price is 70 EUR for a three-course menu with matching wines, aperitifs and coffee (cf. the online registration form).

CogLing-6 Organisers:

Timothy Colleman (Ghent University)
Renata Enghels (Ghent University)
Tim Geleyn (Ghent University)
Peter Lauwers (Ghent University)
Miriam Taverniers (Ghent University)



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