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The Second Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference will be held at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University March 7-9, 2014

Posted by corling on September 5, 2013

The Second Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference will be held at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University March 7-9, 2014

Second Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference (APCLC 2014)

7-9 March 2014 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Conference registration: 6 March 2014 (Thur) Conference: 7-8 March 2014 (FriSat) Conference tour: 9 March 2014 (Sun am)<\p>

Aim of conference

The aim of the APCLC 2014 is to bring together academics from around the world, and from the Asia Pacific area in particular, in order to report on the varied developments in the use of and investigation into corpora in linguistics, language learning and translation studies. Some countries have a number of well-developed projects related to the theoretical and applied aspects of corpus analysis; other countries are just starting to develop corpus resources. Through this conference, we will provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and expertise and lay the foundations for future developments in the application of corpus resources in Asia and the Pacific.


Papers are invited on all aspects of Corpus Linguistics, from teachers, research students, researchers, training consultants and practitioners from the industry. Conference themes include, but are not limited to:

corpora and language learning translation corpora corpora and the web corpora and discourse analysis learner corpora usage-based linguistics theoretical issues in corpus analysis

Invited plenary speakers

Dr. Michael Barlow, Department of Applied Language Studies and Linguistics, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Prof. Douglas Biber, Regents Professor of Applied Linguistics, Department of English, Northern Arizona University, USA

Dr. Lynne Flowerdew, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Prof. Ka Yin Benjamin T’sou, Chair Professor, Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies; Director, Research Centre on Linguistics and Language Information Sciences, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

Prof. JongBok Kim, School of English; Director, Institute for the Study of Language and Information, Kyung Hee University, Korea

Important dates

Extended deadline for Call for Papers 25 October 2013 (Fri) Notice of Acceptance 11 November 2013 (Mon) Early Bird Registration on or before 18 November 2013 (Mon) Cancellation on or before 17 January 2014 (Fri) (no refund of registration fee after this date)

Inaugural APCLC

The First Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference was held at the University of Auckland in New Zealand in 2012.  For more information, go to the conference website or view a presentation of conference photos.


The Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Association aims to promote the study and development of corpus linguistics research and applications in the Asia-Pacific Region. Through the website, the Association provides news on organisations and conferences related to corpus linguistics. One important purpose of the Association is to maintain the continuity of the Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conferences and to provide a mechanism for selecting the location of future conferences.


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