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The Fourth International Conference on Linguistics and Language Studies aims to provide a platform for scholars around the globe to exchange research ideas, share good professional practices, and explore collaboration in the fields of language, linguistics, and translation studies.
University of Southampton, ...Read more
University of Southampton, UK and UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Roumyana Slabakova is Professor and Chair of Applied Linguistics in the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at the University of Southampton, UK and Research Professor II at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway. Previously, she taught at the University of Iowa, USA, where she is Emeritus Professor. Her research interests are in the second language acquisition of meaning; more specifically, phrasal-semantic, discourse and pragmatic meanings. Her monographs include Telicity in the Second Language (Benjamins, 2001) and Meaning in the Second Language (Mouton de Gruyter, 2008). She co-edits the journal Second Language Research (SAGE) and is the founding co-editor of Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism (Benjamins). Her textbook entitled Second Language Acquisition was published by Oxford University Press in 2016.Read Less
The Hong Kong Polytechnic U...Read more
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Winnie Cheng is Associate Dean, Faculty of Humanities, Professor of English and Director of Research Centre for Professional Communication in English (RCPCE), Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She is a Founding Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities. Her research interests include corpus linguistics, conversation analysis, critical discourse analysis, discourse intonation, ESP, intercultural pragmatics and communication, professional and organizational communication, and writing across the curriculum.Read Less
Abstracts and papers should be written in English. All submissions must comply with the formatting instructions. Submissions that fail to do so will not be reviewed.
Full paper submission is optional. Full papers submitted to the conference will automatically enter the competitions for the Best Paper Award and Excellent Paper Award of the Conference. Selected high-impact full papers will also be considered for publication in Asian Journal of Linguistics Studies. Paper selection will be carried out by a panel of independent international scholars.
For students with full papers participating in the Conference, there will be a Best Student Paper Award*.
You are encouraged to submit the full paper by the given deadlines; otherwise, it will not be included in the electronic Conference Proceedings. All abstracts and papers should be submitted to the Easychair system. The length of full paper should be 6 to 12 pages.
If your abstract has been accepted and you have completed your conference registration, you are welcome to present your paper.
Once the abstract/paper has been accepted, at least one of the authors must register for the Conference. No presentation time slot will be allocated until author registration is completed. The conference expects that the presentation time for each paper be 20 minutes, including a question-and-answer session of 5 minutes. The actual presentation may slightly differ. Please follow the instruction of the chair of your presentation session.
*Only full-time students are eligible for the competition of the Best Student Paper Award.
Early-bird rate (before 15 April 2018)
USD 250/HKD 2000
USD 300/HKD 2400
USD 200/HKD 1600
(Inclusive of conference lunch and receptions)
Overseas participants MUST send the completed application form and bankdraft by registered mail.
Please send the completed application form with your full amount of registration fee (in the form of bankdraft payable to “CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF LINGUISTS HONG KONG SOCIETY”) and send to:
Chartered Institute of Linguists Hong Kong Society
c/o CCC Kei Chi Secondary School
20 Shui Ning Street
1. Only bankdraft is acceptable from overseas and mainland China participants.
2. Participants from Hong Kong may pay the registration fee by cheque issued by a local Hong Kong bank.
3. Partial payment will not be accepted. We have a “no refund” policy.
The abstract submission deadline is extended to 28 February 2018.