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Category:   E-CFP
Subject:   Teaching and Language Corpora (TALC 2002)
From:   Guy Aston
Email:   guy_(on)_sslmit.unibo.it
Date received:   26 Sep 2001
Deadline:   31 Jan 2002
Start date:   27 Jul 2002

THE FIFTH TEACHING AND LANGUAGE CORPORA CONFERENCE (TALC 2002) 27-31 July, 2002 Bertinoro, Italy Conference website: http://www.sslmit.unibo.it/talc email: talc5_(on)_sslmit.unibo.it +++++++++++++++++++++++ Following the highly successful conferences in Lancaster (1994 and 1996), Oxford (1998) and Graz (2000), the fifth international TALC conference will bring together practitioners and theorists with a common interest in the use of corpus tools for such purposes as: - first and second language teaching and learning - language awareness raising - teaching languages for specific purposes - student-centered linguistic investigation - interpreting and translation studies - cultural and historical studies - teaching literature The conference will be held in the mediaeval hill-top village of Bertinoro (roughly half way between Bologna and Rimini), beginning at 7 p.m. on July 27 and ending at 9 a.m on July 31. Pre-conference tutorials and workshops will be held on July 27. Invited speakers (confirmed): Bernhard Kettemann, John Sinclair, Henry Widdowson. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES TALC 2002 invites proposals for position papers, reports of work in progress, case-histories of successful corpus applications, and introductions to relevant new resources. Proposals may be for 20-minute plenary presentations, posters, or software demonstrations. We also welcome proposals for longer pre-conference tutorials and workshops. Abstracts (500 words) should reach Guy Aston (talc5_(on)_sslmit.unibo.it) before 15 February 2002; pre-conference workshop proposals before 31 January 2002. All proposals will be reviewed. Authors of those accepted for inclusion will be notified by 15 April, and the programme will be finalised during May 2002. Programme committee: Lou Burnard (Oxford), Bernhard Kettemann (Graz), Tony McEnery (Lancaster), Barbara Seidlhofer (Vienna), Christopher Tribble (London), Guy Aston (Forlì) Organisation: School of Modern Languages for Interpreters and Translators and Department of Interpreting, Translating, Linguistic and Cultural Studies, University of Bologna at Forlì Organising committee: Guy Aston, Silvia Bernardini, Laura Gavioli, Dominic Stewart, Federico Zanettin Guy Aston SSLMIT, C.so Repubblica 136, 47100 Forlì. Tel.0543450307 Fax.0543450306

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