[Corpora-List] CfP: Corpus Approaches to Lexicogrammar (LxGr2019)

Costas Gabrielatos Gabrielc at edgehill.ac.uk
Thu Oct 18 17:00:37 CEST 2018

Symposium: Corpus Approaches to Lexicogrammar (LxGr2019)

Call for Papers Deadline for abstract submission: 17 February 2019

The symposium will take place on Saturday 22 June 2019 at Edge Hill University.

The focus of the Symposium is the interaction of lexis and grammar. The focus is influenced by Halliday’s view of lexis and grammar as “complementary perspectives” (1991: 32), and his conception of the two as notional ends of a continuum (lexicogrammar), in that “if you interrogate the system grammatically you will get grammar-like answers and if you interrogate it lexically you get lexis-like answers” (1992: 64).

LxGr primarily welcomes papers reporting on corpus-based research on any aspect of the interaction of lexis and grammar. However, position papers discussing theoretical or methodological issues are also welcome, as long as they are relevant to both lexicogrammar and corpus linguistics. LxGr is particularly interested in studies that interrogate the system lexicogrammatically to get lexicogrammatical answers. More specifically, studies may …

* focus more on the lexis or grammar end of the continuum, or adopt an integrative approach.

* discuss different interpretations of the nature of lexicogrammar.

* operate within any theoretical approach that takes into account the interaction of lexis and grammar; e.g. Construction Grammar, Lexical Grammar, Pattern Grammar, Systemic Functional Grammar, Valency Grammar.

* discuss empirical findings in need of theoretical interpretation.

* adopt a synchronic or diachronic approach.

* examine any language, or compare different languages.

* examine L1 and/or L2 use.

* discuss the implications of the findings of corpus-based lexicogrammatical research for applied linguistics (e.g. forensic linguistics, lexicography, language acquisition, language processing, language teaching, language testing & assessment, translation, sociolinguistics, discourse studies).

* report on the development of relevant resources for research and/or applications (e.g. language teaching, translation).

If you would like to present, send an abstract of 500 words (excluding references) to Costas Gabrielatos (gabrielc at edgehill.ac.uk). Please make sure that the abstract clearly specifies the research questions or hypotheses, the corpus and methodology, and the main findings.

The deadline for abstract submission is 17 February 2019. Abstracts will be double-blind reviewed, and decisions will be communicated by 25 March 2018.

Full papers will be allocated 35 minutes (including 10 minutes for discussion). Work-in-progress reports will be allocated 20 minutes (including 5 minutes for discussion). There will be no parallel sessions.

For more information, please go to the LxGr website (https://ehu.ac.uk/lxgr) or contact Costas Gabrielatos (gabrielc at edgehill.ac.uk).

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