Call for Papers – The 10th IVACS Biennial Conference 2020

The 10th biennial conference celebrates 20 years of collaboration across the IVACS research network. Focusing on the theme of Corpus Linguistics: Methods, Approaches, Applications, it is intended to promote reflection on both the achievements and challenges in the field.

We are particularly interested in papers in but not limited to the following areas:

Strand 1 – Corpus Methods and Innovations

Strand 2 – Corpus Linguistics, Pragmatics and Discourse

Strand 3 – Corpus Linguistics and Applied Linguistics

Strand 4 – Corpus Linguistics, Literature, Texts and Register

Strand 5 – Corpus Linguistics and Speech

Strand 6 – Corpus Linguistics and Sociolinguistics

Further details on the different strands are available here: IVACS2020 CfP

Abstract Submission and Timelines

Full papers will involve a 20-minute presentation, plus 10 minutes for questions and discussion.

Posters can present work in progress or summaries of completed studies, research projects or other innovations. Posters will be printed in Portrait A0 Size.

Abstracts will be 300 words (not including reference list, if any).

Submission of abstracts:

Important Dates

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: 20th December, 2019

Outcome of CfP:  24th January, 2020

Other Details

Conference Registration: Details to follow on IVACS website:

Accommodation: Information regarding accommodation will be available on IVACS website soon.

Plenary Speakers

  • Carolina Amador-Moreno, University of Extremadura
  • Bethany Gray, Iowa State University
  • Christoph Rühlemann, Albrecht-Ludwigs-University Freiburg

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