[Corpora-List] CfP: International Contrastive Linguistics Conference 8 - ICLC8

George Mikros gmikros at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 11:15:02 CEST 2016

Apologies for cross-posting ====================================================================== First Call for Papers Full Title: International Contrastive Linguistics Conference 8 Short Title: ICLC8 Date: 25-May-2017 - 28-May-2017 Location: Athens, Greece Contact Person: Giannoula Giannoulopoulou, George Mikros Conference Email: iclc8.conf at gmail.com Web Site: https://sites.google.com/site/iclc8conference/ Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Contrastive Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Typology Call Deadline: 30-Oct-2016 Submission of abstracts: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=iclc8 ===================================================================== Meeting Description: The Department of Italian Language and Literature in collaboration with the Departments of English, French, German, Spanish Language and Literature and the Department of Philology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens are pleased to announce ICLC8, the 8th edition of the International Contrastive Linguistics Conference (ICLC). ICLC8 encompasses the full range of contrastive linguistics having as a primary aim the theoretical dialogue between the different approaches of contrasting languages. ===================================================================== Invited Speakers: Caterina Donati (Paris 7) María de los Ángeles Gómez González (Santiago de Compostela) Torsten Leuschner (Ghent) Angela Ralli (Patras) ===================================================================== Call for Papers: Papers are invited on a broad range of themes in the areas of contrastive linguistics provided they address one or more of the following topics:

- The aims, objectives and scope of contrastive linguistics; its relationship with neighbouring disciplines such as historical, typological, micro-variationist, intercultural and contact linguistics - Corpus-based research and its relationship with contrastive studies - Relations between contrastive linguistics and translation - The role of theoretical frameworks; comparability, incommensurability and the tertium comparationis; the necessity and significance of the 'socio-cultural link' - Different frameworks on contrasting languages - The significance of the contrastive perspective for language-specific description on the one hand and general interface issues on the other (e.g. phonology/ morphology/ syntax/ /semantics/pragmatics) - Contrasts between languages at the levels of text, register, discourse, and information structure; contrasts between dialects; contrasts between dialects and standard languages

Papers will last 30 minutes: 20 minutes for presentation, 10 minutes for discussion. All submissions will be anonymously evaluated by members of the scientific committee with the relevant expertise. Submissions must be made through the EasyChair system, which may be accessed at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=iclc8, no later than October 30, 2016. Abstracts must be anonymous throughout and should not exceed 500 words, excluding references. Submissions are limited to two per individual (one single and one co-authored) To facilitate communication among participants, papers should preferably be presented in English or Greek. Presentations in Italian, French, German and Spanish are also acceptable. Notification of acceptance will be sent out by December 15, 2016. ===================================================================== Important dates: - Abstract submission: 30 October 2016 - Acceptance notification: 15 December 2016 - Conference: 25 – 28 May 2017 -------------- next part -------------- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: not available Type: text/html Size: 4384 bytes Desc: not available URL: <https://mailman.uib.no/public/corpora/attachments/20160623/f8d28458/attachment.txt>

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