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TALC 2012 : Teaching and Language Corpora Conference


When Jul 12, 2012 - Jul 14, 2012
Where Warsaw, Poland
Submission Deadline Jan 31, 2012
Categories    linguistics

Call For Papers

Call for papers

The 10th bi-annual Teaching and Language Corpora Conference will take place
in Warsaw, Poland on 12th - 14th July 2012. Pre-conference workshops and
tutorials will be offered on 11th July. The conference will bring together
practitioners and theorists with a common interest in the use of corpora

* first and second language teaching and learning (including data-driven
learning materials and student-centred linguistic investigation)
* language awareness raising
* teaching languages for specific purposes
* teaching interpreting and translation
* teaching culture and history
* teaching literature
* teaching inter-cultural communication
* developing pedagogic grammars and learner dictionaries
* teacher education
* research on second language acquisition

The corpus resources can include:
* general corpora
* LSP corpora
* written and spoken coropora
* multimodal corpora
* simplified corpora
* learner corpora
* web as a corpus

The following speakers have kindly accepted our invitation to give a keynote
presentation at the conference.

Professor Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk
University of Lodz, Poland

Professor Randi Reppen
North Arizona University, US

Professor Barbara Seidlhofer
University of Vienna, Austria

Mr. James Thomas
Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Dr. Chris Tribble
King's College, London. UK

TaLC 10 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 papers, posters, or
software demonstrations. We also welcome proposals for pre-conference
tutorials and workshops. The workshops should be 2.5 - 3 hours long and
involve hands-on activities. The official language of the conference will
be English.

All proposals should be approximately 500 words, excluding
references. Authors are requested to refrain from citing their own work to
preserve anonymity. The proposals should be sent to the following address:
talc10(at) The deadline for submission
of papers, posters and software demos is **31 January 2012**. The deadline
for submission of pre-conference workshops and tutorials is **29 February

All proposals will be blind reviewed. Authors of those selected for
presentation at the conference will be notified in the middle of April. The
authors will be required to prepare written versions of their presentations
in the form of short papers of 2,500-3000 words to be submitted by **31 May
2011**. The papers will be****included in an unedited volume of the
conference proceedings, which will be published on a CD and distributed to
the all the participants during the conference. Selected full-length papers
will be published in an edited volume with a leading international publisher
after the conference.

Conference organizer

Agnieszka Lenko
Institute of Applied Linguistics
University of Warsaw

Browarna 8/10
00-311 Warsaw, Poland

conference e-mail: talc10(at)
conference website:

fax: +48 22 8261391

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