The American Association for Corpus Linguistics (AACL) 2016 Conference will be hosted at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa on September 16-18, 2016. The conference will be held jointly with the 14th Annual Technology for Second Language Learning (TSLL) Conference organized at Iowa State.
Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars are invited to submit abstracts for 25-minute papers (20 minute presentation + 5 minutes for questions) on any aspect of corpus linguistics. Abstracts will undergo anonymous review.
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Papers are welcome from a range of subfields in three categories:
1. Tools and methods (corpus creation, corpus annotation, tagging and parsing, visualization of large data sets, open source corpora (philosophy and practice), software development);
2. Linguistic analyses of corpora as they relate to language use (register/genre as well as lexical and grammatical variation, language varieties, parallel corpora, historical change, lexicography);
3. Application (the use of corpora in language teaching and learning).
The deadline for the submission of abstracts is March 15, 2016. Instructions for abstract submission are included in the full Call for Proposals.
Jack Grieve (Aston University)
Ken Hyland (The University of Hong Kong)
Michaela Mahlberg (University of Birmingham)