LINGUIST List 29.3934

Wed Oct 10 2018

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Lexicography, Semantics, Sociolinguistics, Translation/Latvia

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <everettlinguistlist.org>



Date: 05-Oct-2018
From: Lauma Lapa <lincs2019gmail.com>
Subject: Linking Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Cultural, Professional and Scientific Capacity Building
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Full Title: Linking Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Cultural, Professional and Scientific Capacity Building
Short Title: LInCS2109

Date: 11-Apr-2019 - 12-Apr-2019
Location: Rīga, Latvia
Contact Person: Laura Karpinska
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://lu.lv/lincs

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

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2019

Meeting Description:

The symposium aims at bringing together scholars, practitioners and novice researchers representing different areas of linguistics, literature and culture for a discussion on the role of languages in international communication in the contemporary world.

Call for Papers:

The Department of English Studies and the Centre for Applied Linguistics in cooperation with the Department of Romance Studies at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Latvia are pleased to announce the 4th International Symposium on Language for International Communication to be held in Riga on April 11-12, 2019.

The symposium aims at bringing together scholars, practitioners and novice researchers representing different areas of linguistics, literature and culture for a discussion on the role of languages in international communication in the contemporary world.

The focus of the symposium is on semantics, pragmatics, text and corpus linguistics, discourse analysis, language acquisition, lexicology, lexicography, translation and interpretation, culture and literature studies.

The working languages of the symposium are English, French and Spanish.

The symposium will be held at the University of Latvia in Riga, Latvia.

The website of the symposium: www.lu.lv/lincs


Invited keynote speakers (confirmed):

Zoltán Kövecses (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary)
Kornelia Slavova (St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, Bulgaria)
Ina Druviete (University of Latvia, Latvia)
Alla Placinska (University of Latvia, Latvia)


Abstract submission:

Abstracts of 200 to 250 words should be sent by January 15, 2019
Abstract submission system:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfZwlpJ1z5C1hCwgOKNT_PlxPSVbjn7KuEoLspzedvixSfB8A/viewform
(For further information regarding abstract submission and format, please visit the symposium website: www.lu.lv/lincs)
Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously. The accepted abstracts will be published online on the symposium website in a Book of Abstracts after the symposium.

Symposium fee:

The symposium fee is €100.00. It covers – attendance at the symposium sessions, symposium materials, the opening reception, coffee breaks and publication of the paper.

Payment:

The symposium fee is payable by bank transfer by March 15, 2019. Details about the payment and the deadline will be sent together with the notification of acceptance.

Important dates:

- Submission of abstracts (online): January 15, 2019
- Notification of acceptance of the abstracts: February 15, 2019
- Submission of the manuscript electronically for review: June 20, 2019
- Registration opened from February 25, 2019 (see the registration form on the symposium website for details).
- Online registration closed on March 29, 2019

Scientific Committee and Editorial Board can be viewed on the website.

E-mail addresses for correspondence:

1) about registration and the symposium programme:
Dr. paed. Dace Liepiņa (Dace.Liepiņalu.lv)

2) about abstracts and manuscripts:
English (linguistics): Dr. paed. Monta Farneste (Monta.Farnestelu.lv)
English (literature and culture): Dr. philol. Aleksejs Taube (Aleksejs.Taubelu.lv)
French: Dr. philol. Jeļena Vladimirska (Jelena.Vladimirskalu.lv)
Spanish: Dr. philol. Alla Placinska (Alla.Placinskalu.lv)




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