Call for Papers

General AA(A)CL Information

Previous conferences of the American Association for (Applied) Corpus Linguistics have been held at different universities in North America starting in 1999: San Diego State Univ. (2013), Georgia State Univ (2011), Univ. Alberta, Canada (2009), Brigham Young Univ. (2008) Northern Arizona Univ.(2000, 2006) Univ. Michigan (1999, 2005), Montclair State (2004), IUPUI (2002), and Univ. Mass-Boston (2001).

Submission of Abstracts and Proposals

Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars are invited to submit abstracts for 25-minute(20 minute presentation + 5 minutes for questions) on any aspect of corpus linguistics. Abstracts will undergo anonymous review. Papers are welcome from a range of subfields including:
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).

Abstracts are due March 3, 2014!
Abstract details: Cover page: Author(s) name(s); Affiliation; Contact information; Paper title; Category (see above)
Abstract page: Paper title; Abstract (max. 250 words) Format: MS Word or PDF (the latter is necessary if the abstract contains specialized fonts)

Submit abstracts to by March 3, 2014.

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