LINGUIST List 29.816

Mon Feb 19 2018

Calls: Applied Ling, Cog Sci, Gen Ling, Ling & Lit, Socioling/UK

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


Date: 16-Feb-2018
From: Lindsay Nickels <l.nickelslancaster.ac.uk>
Subject: 13th Lancaster University International Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching
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Full Title: 13th Lancaster University International Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching
Short Title: LAELPG

Date: 12-Jul-2018 - 12-Jul-2018
Location: Lancaster, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Kayla Heglas
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://wp.lancs.ac.uk/laelpgconference/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Mar-2018

Meeting Description:

The Lancaster University International Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching is designed to give linguistics postgraduates from various areas in linguistics and language teaching/assessment an opportunity to present and discuss their research in an informal and intellectually stimulating setting. The conference is organized by postgraduate students under the auspices of the Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University.

Call for Papers:

We cordially invite abstracts for presentation at the 2018 Lancaster University International Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching. Proposals are invited for individual papers. As this is a postgraduate conference, we are only able to accept abstracts from current postgraduate students and will not consider abstracts from those individuals who have already received their doctoral award.

Submission Guidelines:

Individual papers are formal presentations on an original contribution to the field by one or more speakers. Each presentation will be 20 minutes in length, followed by 10 minutes for discussion. Each individual paper presentation will be grouped with other presentations to be part of a longer session based on theme. All submissions will be blind peer-reviewed.

We welcome submissions on the following strands:

Corpus Linguistics
Critical Discourse Studies
Language and Cognition
Language Pedagogy
Literacy Studies (Reading, Writing, & Literature)
Multimodality/Visual Analysis/Semiotics
Pragmatics
Research Methodology
Second Language Acquisition/Language Acquisition
Sociolinguistics
Stylistics

We are also happy to accept and consider abstracts on other topics not listed above.

Proposal Format:

Abstracts should be submitted through the designated website. All submissions should include a title, a full abstract, and a shortened summary of the abstract. The summary is a more concise statement of what will be learned in the presentation. Summaries will be used in the program book to describe each individual presentation. Please note the following word limits for submissions:

Title: 20 Words
Abstract: 300 Words
Summary: 50 Words

Evaluation of Proposals:

Upon receipt by the organising committee, all submitted abstracts will be stripped of identifying markers (name, university, etc.) and sent to a team of peer reviewers. When reviewing abstracts, the team will take into account the following:

- Relevance and significance of topic/issue
- Originality of research
- Organization and clarity of presentation
- Research design and/or conceptual framework

Deadline for submission: Friday, 30 March

Notification of acceptance: by Friday, 27 April

For queries, please email lancspgc2018gmail.com.

Abstract submission can be made through our conference website: http://wp.lancs.ac.uk/laelpgconference/


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