[Corpora-List] CALL FOR PARTICIPATION - UCCTS4 (4th Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies Conference, Lancaster University, UK; 24th to 26th July 2014)

Hardie, Andrew a.hardie at lancaster.ac.uk
Wed Mar 5 23:39:13 CET 2014

(Please circulate. Apologies for any cross-posting! - AH)

==================================================================== 4th Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies Conference: CALL FOR PARTICIPATION ====================================================================


We are pleased to announce the fourth international *Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies* conference (UCCTS4) to be held at Lancaster University, UK, from Thursday 24th July 2014 to Saturday 26th July 2014


Registration is now open via the following link:


Discounted EARLY BIRD RATES are now available, until April 14th:

- GBP 230 (normal rate)

- GBP 155 (reduced student rate)

On-campus accommodation can be booked when you register; see the website for full details. For any queries related to registration, email: uccts2014 at lancaster.ac.uk

==================== About the conference ====================

UCCTS is a biennial international conference which was launched in 2008 to provide an international forum for the exploration of the theoretical and practical issues pertaining to the creation and use of corpora in contrastive and translation studies. The conference is hosted by the UCREL research centre, which brings together the Department of Linguistics and English Language with the School of Computing and Communications at Lancaster University.

Topics include:

Using corpora in translation studies and teaching

Corpus-based interpreting research and its relationship with

translation studies

Using corpora in comparing and contrasting languages or language


Register and genre variation in translation studies

Corpus-based research of interface between contrastive and

translation studies

Design and development of comparable and parallel corpora

Processing of multilingual corpora

Bilingual or contrastive terminology, lexicology and lexicography

We are happy to announce that the following speakers have accepted our invitation to give plenary lectures at UCCTS4:

* Silvia Bernardini (Bologna University, Italy)

* Signe Oksefjell Ebeling (University of Oslo, Norway)

* Dorothy Kenny (Dublin City University, Ireland)

* Béatrice Lamiroy (Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium)

* Stella Neumann (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)

A **draft** programme for the conference is now available online:


Please note that all details in the draft programme are subject to change.

Key Dates:

* 15th April 2014 - early bird registration closes

* 30th June 2014 - final deadline for registration & final deadline

for cancellation with refund of registration fees

* 24th-26th July 2014 - conference

Organising committee:

* Richard Xiao (chair)

* Andrew Hardie (acting chair)

* Tony McEnery

* Paul Rayson

Programme committee:

* Michael Barlow (University of Auckland, New Zealand)

* Silvia Bernardini (University of Bologna, Italy)

* Bart Defrancq (Ghent University, Belgium)

* Federico Gaspari (University of Bologna, Italy)

* Volker Gast (University of Jena, Germany)

* Andrew Hardie (Lancaster University, UK)

* Sara Laviosa (University of Bara, )

* Defeng Li (SOAS, University of London, UK)

* Tony McEnery (Lancaster University, UK)

* Paul Rayson (Lancaster Univresity, UK)

* Daniel Van Olmen (Lancaster University, UK)

* Kefei Wang (Beijing Foreign Studies University, China)

* Richard Xiao (Lancaster University, UK)

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