VOCAB@Leuven

The third Vocab@ conference will be hosted by KU Leuven from 1 to 3 July 2019.

Previous Vocab@ conferences were held at Meiji Gakuin University in Tokyo in 2016 and Victoria University Wellington in 2013.

The Vocab@Leuven conference aims to bring together researchers from different disciplines who investigate the learning, processing, teaching, and testing of second/foreign language vocabulary.

Confirmed plenary speakers:

  • Batia Laufer (University of Haifa)
  • Marc Brysbaert (Ghent University)

Organizing committee:

  • Elke Peters
  • Paul Pauwels
  • Maribel Montero Perez
  • Eva Puimège
  • Ann-Sophie Noreillie
  • Thao Duong

The program will consist of paper presentations, poster sessions, invited colloquia and invited plenary speakers.

Types of presentations:

  • individual paper (20 + 10 minutes)
  • poster

We invite abstracts for paper and poster presentations about any topic related to second/foreign language vocabulary:

Strands
  1. vocabulary teaching (classroom-based research, technology-based, formal/informal learning, …)
  2. vocabulary assessment
  3. vocabulary and the skills of reading, listening, TV viewing, writing and speaking
  4. formulaic language
  5. corpus approaches to vocabulary
  6. psycholinguistic approaches to vocabulary
  7. neurolinguistic approaches to vocabulary
  8. vocabulary for specialized use (academic, business, technical, etc.)
  9. vocabulary resources (word lists, dictionaries, …)
  10. vocabulary and genre/register

Submission deadline: December 15, 2018

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