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Subject: [ E-Conf ] CL2013: Call for Participation - Main Conference/Workshop Day; Student bursary announcement
From: <p.rayson_(on)_lancaster.ac.uk>
Date received: 09 Mar 2013
Deadline: 15 Apr 2013
Start date: 26 Jul 2013

Registration is now open for the seventh international Corpus Linguistics

conference (CL2013), which will be held at Lancaster University from

Tuesday 23rd July 2013 to Friday 26th July 2013. The main conference will

be preceded by a workshop day on Monday 22nd July.


We are pleased to issue our first official call for participation, which

includes details on registering for the workshop day and the main

conference, discounted on-campus accommodation, and the first announcement

of bursaries available to postgraduate students attending CL2013.





We invite registration for the pre-conference workshop day. You can

register for this day either in addition to or separately from the main

conference. Participants have the choice of the following CL2013 workshops:


* Full day: Corpus-Based Approaches to Figurative Language

* Full day: Workshop on Arabic Corpus LInguistics

* Full day: Web as Corpus Workshop

* Full day: A Fully-annotated Pragmatic Corpus – the SPICE-Ireland Corpus

* Full day: Annotating Correspondence Corpora

* Two half-day sessions:

  * Compiling and Analysing a Spoken Academic Corpus (mornining) and/or

  * Corpus Analysis with Noise in the Signal (afternoon)


A reduced registration fee for postgraduate students is available. Please

visit http://ucrel.lancs.ac.uk/cl2013/workshops.php for more details.





The main conference will run over four days, and will include plenary

lectures from Karin Aijmer, Guy Cook, Michael Hoey, and Ute Römer.


Participants are invited to register for the full conference. It is also

possible to register for a single day (or days) of the conference. Reduced

postgraduate rates are available, and early bird rates are in effect until

15th April 2013. Please see our website for full detais.





We are pleased to announce that we are able to offer a limited number of

bursaries to postgraduate students attending the conference. Bursaries

will cover the cost of registration to the workshop day; the full main

conference; and up to five nights' on-campus accommodation. Holders of

bursaries must, however, cover all their own travel costs. To qualify, you

must be a current full-time research student at any university worldwide.


Applications will be considered complete if two email messages have been

received at cl2013_(at)_lancaster.ac.uk, before 15th April 2013:

1) One message from the applicant stating name, department, university,

degree, and field of research. In this email, please be sure to include

proof of your student status (e.g. a letter from your department, or a

scan of your student identification card or document);

2) A letter of support from your academic supervisor, stating how they

believe you would benefit from winning a bursary and attending the



All postgraduates attending the conference are welcome to apply, but

priority will be given to applicants presenting papers or posters at the

main conference.





Please visit http://ucrel.lancs.ac.uk/cl2013/register.php to register for



All registration fees include daily lunch and dinner, and participants

attending the full conference will receive a complimentary subscription to

Corpora journal.


Reduced-rate on-campus bed and breakfast accommodation can also be booked

using this service.


Early bird rates are available until 15th April 2013.


We look forward to welcoming you to Lancaster.



Amanda Potts, Andrew Hardie, Tony McEnery, and Paul Rayson

The CL2013 Organising Committee






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