Aston University, Birmingham, UK School of Languages and Social Sciences ISLS – Institute for the Study of Language and Society
Aston University Postgraduate Conference in Corpus Linguistics: Thursday 22nd May 2008 http://acorn.aston.ac.uk/postgraduate_conference.html
SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS (Deadline: 15th February 2008)
The objective of the Postgraduate conference in Corpus Linguistics, organized by the ACORN project team of the School of Languages and Social Sciences at Aston University, is to enable postgraduates to present their corpus-related research. By combining the conference with the Aston Corpus Symposium, which will take place on the following day, postgraduates will also be able to hear experts talk about their past and current projects.
Presentations can focus on any corpus-related topic.
Abstracts written in English of max 300 words (with bibliographical references) for a 20 minute paper should be sent by 15th February 2008 to kosemi at aston.ac.uk or g.r.yepes at aston.ac.uk. The preferred file formats are .doc and .pdf. Author's name, affiliation, and contact details should be provided in a separate attachment.
Authors of accepted abstracts will be notified by 1st April 2008.
The conference will be followed by Aston Corpus Symposium, which will take place on Friday 23rd May. More information on the symposium is available at http://acorn.aston.ac.uk/symposium.html.