Corpora: Third North American Symposium on Corpus Linguistics and Language Teaching

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       ====First Call for Papers====

    The Third North American Symposium on Corpus Linguistics and Language

     Sponsored by the American Association for Applied Corpus Linguistics

     Hosted by the Applied Linguistics Program
     University of Massachusetts at Boston

    Questions about the conference should be sent to:

    Date: March 23-25, 2001

    Location: Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA

    Keynote speakers:

    Doug Biber, Northern Arizona University
    Susan Hockey, University College London

    Call for Papers: The purpose of the conference is to bring together
    individuals in North America and elsewhere doing research in corpus
    linguistics. Appropriate topics for presentations include (but are not
    limited to):

    -the use of corpora in language learning and teaching
    -linguistic analyses of corpora
    -corpus creation
    -corpus annotation
    -parallel corpora
    -register/genre variation
    -software development

    Presentations will be 20 minutes in length followed by 10 minutes of
    questions/answers. If you are interested in presenting a paper, please

    1) an abstract (250 words maximum)
    2) your snail mail address, phone number, and e-mail address
    3) a description of any software or hardware you will need

    to the conference e-mail address:

    If you'd prefer to send this information by snail mail, the address is:

     Corpus Linguistics Conference
     Applied Linguistics Program
     University of Massachusetts at Boston
     100 Morrissey Blvd.
     Boston, MA 02125-3393

    Deadline for submission of abstracts: December 1, 2000
    Notice of acceptance/rejection: January 15, 2001

    Please see the conference web site for information on how to reserve a
    hotel room and register for the conference:

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