LINGUIST List 29.696

Mon Feb 12 2018

Calls: Text/Corpus Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <kenlinguistlist.org>


Date: 07-Feb-2018
From: Ute Roemer <uroemergsu.edu>
Subject: American Association for Corpus Linguistics Conference
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Full Title: American Association for Corpus Linguistics Conference
Short Title: AACL 2018

Date: 20-Sep-2018 - 22-Sep-2018
Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
Contact Person: Ute Roemer
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2018

Meeting Description:

The Department of Applied Linguistics and ESL (http://alsl.gsu.edu/) at Georgia State University (GSU) is excited to host the 14th Conference of the American Association for Corpus Linguistics (AACL), 20-22 September 2018 on the GSU main campus in downtown Atlanta, GA. Please mark your calendars!
Previous conferences of the American Association for (Applied) Corpus Linguistics have been held at different universities in North America starting in 1999: Northern Arizona University (2014, 2006, 2000), Iowa State University (2016), San Diego State University (2013), Georgia State University (2011), University of Alberta, Canada (2009), Brigham Young University (2008), University of Michigan (1999, 2005), Montclair State University (2004), Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (2002), and University of Massachusetts-Boston (2001).

We are proud to have the following keynote speakers at AACL 2018:
• Tony Berber Sardinha, Catholic University of São Paulo
• Bethany Gray, Iowa State University
• Stefan Gries, University of California at Santa Barbara

The conference will feature pre-conference workshops, plenary talks, and paper and poster presentation sessions.

Feel free to email the conference co-chairs at aacl2018gmail.com if you have any questions. We hope you will consider joining us for AACL 2018 in Atlanta!
Viviana Cortes, Eric Friginal, Ute Römer (AACL 2018 co-chairs)

Final Call for Papers:

Deadline for proposals: 15 February 2018

14th American Association for Corpus Linguistics (AACL) Conference
September 20-22, 2018 in Atlanta, GA

Proposal submission for paper and poster presentations for the AACL 2018 conference closes on February 15. We look forward to receiving your proposals!! Conference website: http://alsl.gsu.edu/2018-aacl-conference/ (information on registration, travel, accommodation etc. will be added in the spring).

The conference will feature pre-conference workshops, plenary talks, and paper and poster presentation sessions.

Important Dates:

15 February 2018: Deadline for submission of abstracts
31 March 2018: Notification of decisions on abstracts
20 September 2018: Registration and pre-conference workshops
21-22 September 2018: Conference

Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars are invited to submit abstracts of 250 to 300 words (not including references) for 25-minute papers (20 minute presentation + 5 minutes for questions) and posters on any aspect of corpus linguistics. Abstracts will undergo anonymous review.

Papers and posters are welcome from a range of subfields in three categories:

1. Tools and methods (corpus creation, corpus annotation, tagging and parsing, visualization of large data sets, open source corpora, software development)
2. Linguistic analyses of corpora as they relate to language use (register/genre as well as lexical and grammatical variation, language varieties, parallel corpora, historical change, lexicography)
3. Application (the use of corpora in language teaching and learning).

Abstract submission:

Please submit your abstract through our EasyChair conference page at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=aacl2018 . If your abstract contains any specialized fonts or special formatting, please submit it as a PDF file.
The deadline for abstract submission is February 15, 2018.

Feel free to email the conference co-chairs at aacl2018gmail.com if you have any questions. We look forward to receiving your proposals!

Viviana Cortes, Eric Friginal, Ute Römer (AACL 2018 co-chairs)


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