Corpora: 2nd CFP: Teaching and Language Corpora 2002

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Date: Mon Feb 04 2002 - 01:00:57 MET

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    TEACHING AND LANGUAGE CORPORA 2002: Second Call for Papers

    Time is running out for the next Teaching and Language Corpora conference.
    Deadline for submissions is February 18; bookings will open from the same

                                     27-31 July, 2002
                                     Bertinoro, Italy


                    Conference website:


    FOLLOWING the highly successful conferences in Lancaster (1994 and 1996),
    Oxford (1998) and Graz (2000), the fifth international TALC conference will
    bring together practitioners and theorists with a common interest in the
    use of corpus tools for such purposes as:
    - first and second language teaching and learning
    - language awareness raising
    - teaching languages for specific purposes
    - student-centered linguistic investigation
    - interpreting and translation studies
    - cultural and historical studies
    - teaching literature

    THE CONFERENCE will be held in the mediaeval hill-top village of Bertinoro
    (roughly half way between Bologna and Rimini), beginning at 7 p.m. on July
    27 and ending at 9 a.m on July 31. Pre-conference tutorials and workshops
    by Sean Wallis, Lou Burnard, and Michael Barlow will be held on July 27.

    Bernhard Kettemann, John Sinclair, Henry Widdowson, Antonio Zampolli

    TALC 2002 invites proposals for position papers, reports of work in
    progress, case-histories of successful corpus applications, and
    introductions to relevant new resources. Proposals may be for 20-minute
    plenary presentations, posters, or software demonstrations.
         Abstracts (500 words) should reach Guy Aston (
    before 18 February 2002. All proposals will be reviewed. Authors of those
    accepted for inclusion will be notified by 15 April, and the programme will
    be finalised during May 2002.

    Lou Burnard (Oxford), Bernhard Kettemann (Graz), Tony McEnery (Lancaster),
    Barbara Seidlhofer (Vienna), Christopher Tribble (London), Guy Aston (Forlė)

    School of Modern Languages for Interpreters and Translators
    & Department of Translating, Linguistic and Cultural Studies,
    University of Bologna at Forlė

    Organising committee: Guy Aston, Silvia Bernardini, Laura Gavioli, Dominic
    Stewart, Federico Zanettin

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