Feburary 2012

Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research

Link: http://www.hum.uu.nl/emlar/home.htm

The workshop aims at training PhD students and advanced MA students in methods of experimental research in first and second language acquisition. Experts in various domains of language acquisition research will give lectures and tutorials. We will also provide the opportunity to present a poster.

Dates: 1-3 February 2012

Venue: Utrecht, Netherlands

Registration opens: 15 August 2011.
Registration closes: 15 December 2011.

The (first) Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference

The aim of this international conference conference is to bring together academics from around the world, the Asia Pacific region in particular, in order to report on developments in the use of corpora in linguistics, language learning, and translation studies.

Themes:

corpora and language learning
translation corpora
corpora and the web
corpus compilation
corpora and discourse studies
linking corpora and social dimensions
learner corpora
usage-based linguistics
theoretical issues in corpus analysis

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Averil COXHEAD, University of Victoria, Wellington

Yukio TONO, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

Link: www.corpling.com/conf

Important Dates:

Deadline for submissions: 1 June, 2011.
Earlybird registration: 1 September, 2011.
Conference dates: 15-19 February, 2012.