LINGUIST List 32.110

Thu Jan 07 2021

Calls: Korean; Gen Ling/Taiwan

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 05-Jan-2021
From: Iksoo Kwon <>
Subject: 22nd Meeting of the International Circle of Korean Linguistics
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Full Title: 22nd Meeting of the International Circle of Korean Linguistics
Short Title: ICKL2021

Date: 16-Aug-2021 - 18-Aug-2021
Location: National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
Contact Person: Iksoo Kwon
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Korean

Call Deadline: 28-Jan-2021

Meeting Description:

The 22nd Biennial Meeting of the International Circle of Korean Linguistics (ICKL22) will be held at National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan on 16-18 August 2021 (arrival and banquet on 16 August 2021; conference presentations on 17-18 August 2021). This will be the fourth international academic fest focusing on Korean since the merger of the Harvard-ISOKL (Harvard International Symposium on Korean Linguistics) into the ICKL (International Circle of Korean Linguistics), and also be the first ICKL conference in Taiwan.

Please note that the conference venue and/or the manner of participation is subject to change due to the potential complexities caused by the COVID19 spread. Although it would not be easy to predict, especially with numerous planned conferences being affected by the virus, the organizing committee strongly believes that we still can prepare. In this vein, participants are encouraged to submit your work and contribute to the ICKL conference. The organizing committee will keep you posted regarding all the pertinent updates to the academic fest.

We welcome abstracts for papers on any aspect of Korean language and linguistics including, but not limited to; Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics, Historical-Comparative Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Discourse & Grammaticalisation, First & Second Language Acquisition, and Language Education.

Invited Speakers:
- Byung-Sun PARK (National Chengchi University), Computational Linguistics
- Sun-Hyo KIM (Chinese Culture University), Korean Syntax
- Winnie CHOR (Hong Kong Baptist University), Discourse/ Conversation Analysis, Grammaticalization
- Sang-Oak LEE (Seoul National University) & Chin-Chuan CHENG (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Comparison of Chinese and Sino-Korean

Second Call for Papers:

Extended deadline: Jan. 28, 2021

Guidelines for abstract submission:
We welcome abstracts touching on any of the above-listed (or related) fields for oral presentation (20 minute talk and 10 minute discussion). Abstracts must be submitted electronically to the following address: with having the author(s)’ information in a separate page including name, affiliation, title of the presentation, and email address.

Abstracts must be submitted as a single-spaced page, 1-inch margins all around, and in Times 12-point font. It should be submitted in the pdf format. If you need to use phonetic characters, please make sure that they are displayed correctly and embed the special fonts into the document. The content can be any combination of text, figures, tables, and examples. References can be optionally given on the 2nd page.

Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously and therefore must exclude all references to the author(s).

Important Dates:
28 Sept – 28 Jan 2021: Abstract submission
22 Mar 2021: Notification of acceptance
22 Mar – 26 Apr 2021: Early bird registration (Non-student TWD4000, Student TWD2000)
26 Apr 2021: Full fee registration starts (Non-student TWD6000, Student TWD3000)
28 Jun 2021: Registration deadline for the presenters
16 – 18 August 2021: Conference

Please direct all enquiries to

Conference website:

Contact Information:
Any inquiry regarding abstract submission should be addressed to Chong-nan Chin ( or Jin-Ho Park ( For other questions regarding the conference, please contact Iksoo Kwon at, the conference organizer.

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