Corpus Technologies and Applied Linguistics: An International Conference
Hosted by XJTLU, China and the University of Liverpool, UK
Call for papers
Conference theme Corpus linguistics: technologies for language research, teaching and learning
Venue Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University (XJTLU), Suzhou, China
Conference website: http://www.xjtlu.edu.cn/corpus/
Abstract submission deadline: 1 March 2012
Notification of acceptance: 15 March 2012
Conference dates: 28-30 June 2012
Topics include, but are not confined to:
Corpora and CALL
Corpus construction and new technology
Corpora in language teaching and learning
Access to online corpora
Software development for corpus linguistics
Corpora in translation studies
Corpora for grammar, vocabulary, and language skills
Contributions in the form of paper presentations are invited. Workshop proposals from teaching practitioners who use corpora are also welcome. The topic of a paper may be a corpus of English, Chinese, or any other language.
Abstracts to be submitted by 1st March 2012 by online upload to Easychair, at https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ctal2012.
If you do not have an Easychair account, you will need to create one on the Easychair website before you can upload.
Abstracts should be of 250-500 words, and include details of research methods and brief results (which may be preliminary). Abstracts will be anonymously reviewed.
After the conference, presenters will be invited to submit a full paper to a blind peer review panel, to be considered for inclusion in a published volume.
Professor Michael Hoey, Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Liverpool, UK; Director, Liverpool Confucius Institute; author of Lexical Priming: A New Theory of Words and Language (2005); chief advisor of Macmillan English Dictionary
Professor Mike Scott, Reader in Corpus Linguistics, Aston University, UK; author of Wordsmith Tools
Dr Adam Kilgariff, Director, Lexical Computing Ltd; designer of Sketch Engine; advisor of Macmillan English Dictionary
Professor Naixing Wei, Beihang University, President of the Corpus Linguistics Society of China
Professor Maocheng Liang, Beijing Foreign Studies University, Vice president of the Corpus Linguistics Society of China
English Language Centre, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
111 Ren’ai Rd, Dushu Lake Higher Education Town, Suzhou SIP, China 215123
Dr Bin Zou
Senior Tutor/Associate Professor
MA (York, UK), PhD (Bristol, UK)
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching (IJCALLT)
English Language Centre, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
No.111 Ren'ai Road,Suzhou Industrial Park, Jiangsu, P.R. China 215123
Tel. (86) (0) 512 8816 1305
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]