LINGUIST List 26.5135

Tue Nov 17 2015

Calls: Discourse Analysis, Gen Ling, Lang Acq, Phonetics, Translation/Russia

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 17-Nov-2015
From: Yulia Lobina <>
Subject: III International Young Scholars Conference
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Full Title: III International Young Scholars Conference

Date: 22-Apr-2016 - 23-Apr-2016
Location: Ulyanovsk, Russia
Contact Person: Yulia Lobina
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Phonetics; Translation

Call Deadline: 25-Mar-2016

Meeting Description:

The conference is a biennial gathering of young linguists including undergraduate and graduate students, as well as teachers and research workers under 35. Its main goals are to promote the exchange of ideas and research results among students of language, literature and language education worldwide and help strengthening the networks between educational institutions to the benefit of a better education for all.

Papers on theory of discourse, pragmatics, communicative grammar, lexicology, cross-cultural communication, literature studies, theory of translation, second language acquisition, experimental phonetics will be presented in English, German, French or Russian.

Call for papers:

Call Deadline: 25-Mar-2016

The III International Young Scholars conference ''Lexicon, Discourse and Speaker Studies'' is an annual gathering of young linguists including undergraduate and graduate students, as well as teachers and research workers under 35.

Papers are invited in English, German, French or Russian.

Topics addressed by papers in this session may include, but are not limited to:

- Language and cognition
- Theory of discourse
- Communicative grammar
- Lexicology
- Experimental phonetics
- Pragmatics
- Cross-cultural communication
- Literature studies
- Theory of translation
- Second language acquisition

Participants are kindly requested to submit their papers to be published in the Proceedings of the conference, following the guidelines below:

- Submissions should be sent as an email attachment in MS Word format to by Friday, March 25, 2016.

- Please fill in and submit the registration form attached to the letter. Registration form can be downloaded here:, and e-mailed to

- Papers should be 10 pages A4 long (maximum) and clearly present a research question/objective, literature review, methodological approach, results, conclusions and sources.

- Please send the articles in the format .doc (Word 2003) or RTF with the following layout:
all margins 2.0 cm, space between lines: 1.5, font for the text: Times New Roman, size 14 points, block alignment, indent the first paragraph line (1,25cm). The first line will have the name of the author, the country and the city in bold. Both the author name and the country will be justified right. The title of the article in bold (upper-case font, centre alignment) will follow. There is to be a short abstract of the article (around 100 words) in italics in the language of the paper and in the English language. Please, do not insert numbers of pages; do not write chapters and subchapters.

No publication fee is required.

Contact: Yulia Lobina (Ulyanovsk State Teacher Training University),

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