LINGUIST List 32.3129

Mon Oct 04 2021

Calls: Anthropological Linguistics/Spain

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 03-Oct-2021
From: M Dolores Porto <>
Subject: 2nd International Conference for Young Researchers in Cognitive Linguistics
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Full Title: 2nd International Conference for Young Researchers in Cognitive Linguistics
Short Title: YRCL2021

Date: 25-Nov-2021 - 26-Nov-2021
Location: on-line, Spain
Contact Person: M Dolores Porto
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics

Call Deadline: 08-Oct-2021

Meeting Description:

The Spanish Cognitive Linguistics Association (AELCO) is pleased to announce the 2nd International Conference for Young Researchers in Cognitive Linguistics (YRCL2), which will be held on-line on November 25 and 26, 2021.
The conference aims to serve as an opportunity for PhD students to interact, expose their progress and receive feedback from renowned international experts in the field. Participants must be PhD candidates or doctoral graduates within the two years prior to the conference.

The following keynote speakers have confirmed their attendance:
• Charles Forceville (University of Amsterdam)
• Christopher Hart (Lancaster University)
• Jane Klavan (University of Tartu)
• Reyes Llopis (Columbia University)

We encourage young researchers to submit proposals on any topic in the framework of Cognitive
Linguistic, which include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Construction grammar and conceptual interaction between syntax and semantics
• Experiential basis of language in use
• Cognitive Critical Discourse Analysis
• Cognitive Linguistics and Translation
• Cognitive Sociolinguistics
• Figurative language: Conceptual metaphor, metonymy and conceptual integration
• Cognition and multimodal Discourse
• Cognitive Linguistics applied to second language learning and teaching
• Language-cognition-culture interactions

Call for Papers:

Proposals for presentations should be submitted in the form of an abstract (max. 500 words including references). Presentations will last 15-20 minutes in total, followed by 10 minutes for questions and feedback. Abstracts should clearly state hypotheses, research questions, method, data and expected results. Only anonymized abstracts will be considered: please remove the author’s name from the title and from references to earlier publications.

Proposals must be sent as an email attachment (.doc, .docx, or .pdf) to In the body of the message, please clearly state: title of the proposal, author’s name and affiliation; and in the subject line: YRCL + SURNAME.

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