Event: International Seminar “New Trends in Corpus Linguistics for Language Teaching and Translation Studies. In Honour Of John Sinclair”
Date and Venue: Granada
Short Description: LANGUAGES OF EVENT:
English, Spanish, Catalan

IMPORTANT DATES


DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS OF ABSTRACTS: 1 MAY 2008.


Information of acceptance to authors: 15 MAY 2008.


DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION:


Early bird registration: 30 JUNE 2008.

Late registration until fully booked.


ACADEMIC PROGRAMME

1.

General plenary sessions tackling theoretical issues in Corpus Linguistics.
2.

Parallel talks and discussions focusing on relevant aspects of corpus-based work on language teaching and translation studies.
3.

Parallel hands-on sessions (workshops) looking into practical aspects of corpus-based applications and software demonstration.
4.

Final panel discussion chaired by eminent scholar with the contribution of guest speakers.
5.

Presentation of research projects by participants.


CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Elena Tognini-Bonelli (University of Siena)

Mona Baker (University of Manchester)

Anthony Baldry (University of Messina)

Claudio Bendazzoli (University of Bologna)

Sabine Braun (University of Surrey)

José María Bravo Gozalo (University of Valladolid)

Daan Broeder (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen)

Angela Chambers (University of Limerick)

Stefan Gries (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Stig Johansson (University of Oslo)

Dorothy Kenny (Dublin City University)

Adam Kilgarriff (Lexical Computing Ltd.)

Saturnino Luz (Trinity College Dublin)

Pascual Pérez Paredes (University of Murcia)

Paul Rayson (University of Lancaster)

Mariachiara Russo (University of Bologna)

Annalisa Sandrelli (University of Bologna)

Federico Zanettin (University of Perugia)


Call for Papers

We welcome papers focusing on research projects in the field of Corpus Linguistics, especially those concerned with innovative uses of data-driven studies and leading-edge technologies for language teaching and translation studies. Thus, we invite submissions for research papers (of approximately 20 minutes) and poster presentations. Seminar language will be English but presentation of research may be in English, Spanish or Catalan. Abstracts should be 300 words maximum.


Full CFP (PDF) can be downloaded here http://www.ugr.es/local/newtrends/callpapers.php


PUBLICATION


We are pleased to announce that the International Journal of Translation and the Language Forum have invited us to publish a selection of papers in two edited volumes: one for Translation Studies and one for Language Teaching.


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: http://www.ugr.es/local/newtrends

Theme(s): Corpus-based Translation Studies, Corpus Linguistics for Language Teaching
Contact Details: FOR CTS: Maria Calzada (nt-08-ts@uji.es), for Language Teaching (newtrends@ugr.es)
Invited Speakers: Elena Tognini-Bonelli (University of Siena)

Mona Baker (University of Manchester)
Elena Tognini-Bonelli (University of Siena)

Mona Baker (University of Manchester)
Elena Tognini-Bonelli, Mona Baker, Dorothy Kenny, Claudio Bendazzoli, Stig Johansson, Federico Zanettin

Registration: http://www.ugr.es/~newtrends/

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