Call for Papers

2013 International Conference on English Linguistics

Full Title: 2013 International Conference on English Linguistics

Theme: English Linguistics: Past, Present, and Future

Date:  July 3 (Wed) – July 6 (Sat), 2013

Location: Seoul, Korea

Conference Venue: Korea University and Korea Military Academy



Meeting descriptions:


We are pleased to announce the 2013 International Conference on English Linguistics, to be held from July 3 to July 6, 2013, at Korea University and Korea Military Academy in Seoul, Korea. The conference will be organized by the English Linguistics Society of Korea, the Korean Association for the Study of English Language and Linguistics, the Korean Generative Grammar Circle, the Modern Linguistic Society of Korea, and the Phonology-Morphology Circle of Korea. (This international conference also plans to have a special session in memory of the late Prof. Sung Shik Cho, reflecting his linguistic theories and contributions to the study of English linguistics in Korea.) On July 3, there will be a workshop on corpus linguistics by Mark Davies (Brigham Young University).



Confirmed Invited Speakers:


Arto Antilla (Stanford University)

Winnie Cheng (The Hong Kong Polytech University)

Mark Davies (Brigham Young University)

Lynne Flowerdew (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Benedikt Szmrecsanyi (The University of Manchester)

Shigeo Tonoike (Aoyama Gakuin University)

Jong-Bok Kim (Kyung Hee University)


We invite abstract submissions on original research on any aspect of English linguistics including phonology, phonetics, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, discourse analysis, language acquisition, corpus linguistics, cognitive grammar, language education, among others. Abstracts are invited for oral presentations (20-minute presentations plus 10 min discussion) as well as poster presentations.


[Abstract Requirements]

1.   Abstracts should be submitted in the PDF format via Easyabstract: http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/elsok2013

2.  Abstracts should be no more than two pages (single-spaced, 12 pt font, 1-inch margin) including data and references. Please note that the number of abstracts per author is limited to one singly-authored and one co-authored abstract per author.

3.   Under the title of the abstract, specify the type of presentation (oral or poster), the area of the topic (e.g., syntax, semantics), and the language of presentation (English or Korean).

Conference language: English or Korean

If you have questions about the submission of abstracts, or the program, please email them to: elsok2013@gmail.com


Important dates:

The deadline for submitting abstracts: Feb 28, 2013

Notification of the result of selection: March 30, 2013

Early registration deadline: April 30, 2013

Conference Dates: July 3 to July 6, 2013

For more information, visit the society webpage: www.elsok.org