[CfP] Discourses of Aggression in Greek Computer-Mediated Communication

Working Title: Discourses of Aggression in Greek Computer-Mediated Communication Editors: Ourania Hatzidaki (Hellenic Air Force Academy, Greece) and Ioannis E. Saridakis (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece) In the context of the 13th International Conference on Greek Linguistics in September 2017 (University of Westminster, London) a workshop was held under the title “Discourses of Aggression and Violence in Greek Digital Communication”. Our aim is to publish a special issue on this theme in the Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict (John Benjamins), pending acceptance of our proposal. We invite you to submit a…

[CfP] XVIII EURALEX International Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia

The XVIII EURALEX International Congress will be held 17-21 July 2018 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The Congress will be organized by the Centre for Language Resources and Technologies at the University of Ljubljana and Trojina, Institute for Applied Slovene Studies. The EURALEX Congresses bring together professional lexicographers, publishers, researchers, software developers and others interested in dictionaries of all types. The programme will include plenary lectures, parallel sessions on various topics, software demonstrations, pre-congress tutorials and specialized workshops, a book and software exhibition as well as social events for participants and their guests. The motto of this edition of the EURALEX International Congress is: Lexicography in global contexts.…

[CfP] Symposium on Corpus Approaches to Lexicogrammar

Symposium on Corpus Approaches to Lexicogrammar First Call for Papers The symposium will take place on Saturday 10 June 2017 at Edge Hill University. The focus of the Symposium is the interaction of lexis and grammar. The focus is influenced by Halliday’s view of lexis and grammar as “complementary perspectives” (1991: 32), and his conception of the two as notional ends of a continuum (lexicogrammar), in that “if you interrogate the system grammatically you will get grammar-like answers and if you interrogate it lexically you get lexis-like answers” (1992: 64). We welcome papers reporting…

[CfP] The digital Human” Humanities and social sciences in the digital age

Keynote speaker: Prof Robin Mansell, Professor of New Media and the Internet, Deputy Director and Provost of the London School of Economics Technology and Innovation Centre University of Strathclyde – 12 September 2016  The social sciences and the Humanities have long had an interdependent relationship with scientific study. Meaningful scientific inquiry relies upon pre-established humanistic knowledge, while the best humanities research is guided by scientific principles. In recent years technological advancement and innovation have sparked a resurgence in interdisciplinary research, largely corresponding with the rise of the digital age. This conference – hosted by…

CfP: 6th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference

Call for participation 6th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference 19 – 22 July 2016, Bangor University, Wales, UK http://ukclc2016.bangor.ac.uk *** Register now: Early bird registration closes on 15 April 2016 *** The conference will cover a broad range of research concerned with language and cognition. It promotes empirical work pertaining to cognitive semantics, embedded discourse, and applied cognitive linguistics. Thematic sessions will be organised around the following topics: •       Functional approaches to cognitive linguistics •       Cognitive linguistic approaches to language teaching •       Lexicology and lexical…