CfP: Language under scrutiny: technology and corpora

VocUM 2016 – Language under scrutiny: technology and corpora

Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce that submissions are now open for the 3­rd edition of VocUM, which will take place at the Carrefour des arts et des sciences of the Université de Montréal (Québec, Canada) on November 17th and 18th, 2016. VocUM is an annual international conference organized by students of the Université de Montréal, all from different fields of study relating to language. It is the only interdisciplinary conference dedicated to language in Montreal.

We welcome submissions relating to the theme of VocUM 2016Language under scrutiny: technology and corpora. This theme can namely be addressed from the following perspectives:

  • Fundamental Linguistics
  • Language Processing
  • Language Acquisition
  • Psycholinguistic
  • Neurolinguistics
  • Forensic Linguistics
  • Speech and Language Pathology
  • Language Disorders
  • Language Pedagogy
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Cultural Translation
  • History of Translation
  • Translation Policy
  • Minority Languages
  • Ancient Languages
  • Modern Languages
  • Literatures
  • Comparative Literature
  • Cinema and Visual Arts
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Information Science
  • Anthropology
  • Sociology
  • Educational Sciences

Submissions in French and English are accepted. In order to resist the current trend toward English hegemony in scientific research, VocUM encourages the dissemination of knowledge in French. Yet, contributors working in the fields of Spanish and German studies can present their research in Spanish or German, respectively. We may also consider submissions from undergraduate students.

Proposals (250 words maximum) must be submitted using the appropriate form, available on the VocUM website. Anonymous peer evaluation of the proposals will be carried out by a scientific committee. The presentations must be 20 minutes long, followed by a 10 minute question and answer session.

Important dates

Deadline for proposal submission: July 17th, 2016

Notification of acceptance: September 2016

Conference: November 17th and 18th, 2016

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