11th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference (TaLC 11)

July 21 – 21

The TaLC series of conferences was inaugurated in 1994. For this 20th anniversary event, we are delighted to welcome the eleventh TaLC back to Lancaster, the original host institution.

TaLC 11 will run from Monday 21st to Wednesday 23rd July (inclusive), with a pre-conference workshop day on Sunday 20th July.

We are pleased to announce that the following scholars have agreed to give plenary talks at TaLC 11:

* Laurence Anthony (Waseda University, Japan)
* Nick Ellis (University of Michigan, USA)
* Agnieszka Leńko-Szymańska  (University of Warsaw, Poland)
* Paul Thompson (University of Birmingham, UK)
* Yukio Tono (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan)

This conference is hosted by the UCREL research centre <http://ucrel.lancs.ac.uk>, which brings together the Department of Linguistics and English Language <http://www.ling.lancs.ac.uk> with the School of Computing and Communications <http://www.scc.lancs.ac.uk> at Lancaster University.


Email:      talc2014@lancaster.ac.uk
Web:        http://ucrel.lancs.ac.uk/talc2014

Organising committee:

* Mark McGlashan
* Andrew Hardie (chair)
* Tony McEnery

Programme committee:

* Guy Aston (University of Bologna, Italy)
* Alex Boulton (Université de Lorraine, France)
* Lynne Flowerdew (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China)
* Ana Frankenberg-Garcia (University of Surrey, UK)
* Bernhard Kettemann (University of Graz, Austria)
* Natalie Kübler (Université Paris Diderot, France)
* Agnieszka Leńko-Szymańska (University of Warsaw, Poland)
* Ute Römer (Georgia State University, USA)
* James Thomas (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)
* Yukio Tono (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan)
* Chris Tribble (King’s College, London, UK)

Key dates

* 31st October 2013 – abstract submission opens via conference website
* 12th January 2014 – EXTENDED deadline for abstract submission (including pre-conference workshops)
* 24th February 2014 – notification of the outcome of peer review; early-bird registration opens
* 14th April 2014 – early bird registration closes
* 29th June 2014 – final deadline for registration
* 29th June 2014 – final deadline for cancellation with refund of registration fees
* 20th / 21st July 2014 – pre-conference workshop day / main conference begins

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