Corpus Linguistics 2023

Call for papers

Submission is invited of abstracts for papers, posters and panels on any topic relevant to the list of themes provided below. All abstracts will be peer-reviewed by the conference programme committee. The full call for papers is available here:

The deadline for submissions is 6th January 2023. Submissions can be made via EasyChair here:

The conference will encompass the following themes:

  • Corpus methodology:
  • Critical explorations of existing measures and methods in corpus linguistics;
  • New methods and techniques in corpus development, annotation and analysis;
  • New tools and techniques developed in corpus-based computational linguistics;
  • Advances in quantitative techniques.
  • Theoretical corpus linguistics:
  • The interface between corpus and linguistic theory;
  • Syntax, morphology, semantics;
  • Psycholinguistic and cognitive explorations;
  • Multi-lingual comparative and contrastive analysis;
  • Historical linguistics.
  • Lexis and lexicon:
  • Lexicography;
  • Collocation and meaning in context.
  • Applications of corpus linguistics, register variation, sociolinguistics, pragmatics, language variation and applied linguistics:
  • Applications in health, education, discrimination and inequalities, climate change, law etc.;
  • Genre, register and textual variation;
  • Language learning, teaching and testing.
  • Regional and social variation in language;
  • Code-switching and bilingualism;
  • Corpora and context.

Proposals for half-day (3h) pre-conference workshops are also invited. Pre-conference workshops are practical sessions teaching participants useful skills in corpus linguistics such as corpus design or data analysis.

The conference is organised as a primarily face-to face event. All presenters will be expected to deliver their presentations on site. Online attendance will be possible for viewing of presentations only. We reserve the right to modify the format of the conference depending on the development of the Covid-19 situation in 2023.

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