The 4th Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies Conference (uccts4)

Organization: Lancaster University

Venue: Lancaster University Conference Centre

Location: Lancaster, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jul 24, 2014 End Date/Time: Jul 26, 2014
Registration Date: Jun 30, 2014
Early Registration Date: Apr 15, 2014
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 10, 2014
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Conference website:    The fourth international Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies conference (UCCTS) will be held at Lancaster University from Thursday 24th July 2014 to Saturday 26th July 2014.   About the conference UCCTS is a biennial international conference which was launched in 2008 to provide an international forum for the exploration of the theoretical and practical issues pertaining to the creation and use of corpora in contrastive and translation studies. The conference is hosted by the UCREL research centre, which brings together the Department of Linguistics and English Language with the School of Computing and Communications at Lancaster. The Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies series has been well received over the years. More information about previous conferences can be found using the following links: o  – Zhejiang University, China, September 2012. o  – Edge Hill University, UK, July 2010. o  – held jointly with the 7th International Contrastive Linguistics conference at the University of Ghent, Belgium, July 2013.   Plenary Speakers We are happy to announce that the following speakers have accepted our invitation to give plenary lectures at UCCTS4: o Silvia Bernardini (Bologna University, Italy) o Signe Oksefjell Ebeling (University of Oslo, Norway) o Dorothy Kenny (Dublin City University, Ireland) o Béatrice Lamiroy (Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium) o Stella Neumann (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)   Key Dates o 15th October 2013 – first Call for Papers o 31st October 2013 – abstract submission opens via conference website o 10th January 2014 – deadline for abstract submission o 28th February 2014 – notification of the outcome of peer review & early bird registration opens o 15th April 2014 – early bird registration closes o 30th June 2014 – final deadline for registration & final deadline for cancellation with refund of registration fees o 24th–26th July 2014 – conference days   Call for Papers We invite submissions of papers that report on research in using corpora in contrastive linguistics and translation studies. UCCTS4 covers, but is not limited to, papers on the following topics: o Using corpora in translation studies and teaching o Corpus-based interpreting research and its relationship with translation studies o Using corpora in comparing and contrasting languages or language varieties o Register and genre variation in translation studies o Corpus-based research of interface between contrastive and translation studies o Design and development of comparable and parallel corpora o Processing of multilingual corpora o Bilingual or contrastive terminology, lexicology and lexicography   Paper presentations will consist of a 20 minute talk followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion. We request abstracts of 750 words, excluding references, for paper presentations.   Organising Committee The local organising committee is made up of: o  o  o  o    Programme Committee The UCCTS scientific committee consists of: o Michael Barlow (University of Auckland, Australia) o Silvia Bernardini (University of Bologna, Italy) o Bart Defrancq (Ghent University, Belgium) o Federico Gaspari (University of Bologna, Italy) o Andrew Hardie (Lancaster University, UK) o Sara Laviosa (University of Bara, ) o Defeng Li (SOAS, University of London, UK) o Tony McEnery (Lancaster University, UK) o Paul Rayson (Lancaster Univresity, UK) o Daniel Van Olmen (Lancaster University, UK) o Kefei Wang (Beijing Foreign Studies University, China) o Richard Xiao (Lancaster University, UK)   Contact Us

The UCCTS4 organisers can be contacted by emailing uccts2014@lancaster.ac.uk.The fourth international Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies conference (UCCTS) will be held at Lancaster University from Thursday 24th July 2014 to Saturday 26th July 2014.   About the conference UCCTS is a biennial international conference which was launched in 2008 to provide an international forum for the exploration of the theoretical and practical issues pertaining to the creation and use of corpora in contrastive and translation studies. The conference is hosted by the UCREL research centre, which brings together the Department of Linguistics and English Language with the School of Computing and Communications at Lancaster. The Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies series has been well received over the years. More information about previous conferences can be found using the following links: o  – Zhejiang University, China, September 2012. o  – Edge Hill University, UK, July 2010. o  – held jointly with the 7th International Contrastive Linguistics conference at the University of Ghent, Belgium, July 2013.   Plenary Speakers We are happy to announce that the following speakers have accepted our invitation to give plenary lectures at UCCTS4: o Silvia Bernardini (Bologna University, Italy) o Signe Oksefjell Ebeling (University of Oslo, Norway) o Dorothy Kenny (Dublin City University, Ireland) o Béatrice Lamiroy (Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium) o Stella Neumann (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)   Key Dates o 15th October 2013 – first Call for Papers o 31st October 2013 – abstract submission opens via conference website o 10th January 2014 – deadline for abstract submission o 28th February 2014 – notification of the outcome of peer review & early bird registration opens o 15th April 2014 – early bird registration closes o 30th June 2014 – final deadline for registration & final deadline for cancellation with refund of registration fees o 24th–26th July 2014 – conference days   Call for Papers We invite submissions of papers that report on research in using corpora in contrastive linguistics and translation studies. UCCTS4 covers, but is not limited to, papers on the following topics: o Using corpora in translation studies and teaching o Corpus-based interpreting research and its relationship with translation studies o Using corpora in comparing and contrasting languages or language varieties o Register and genre variation in translation studies o Corpus-based research of interface between contrastive and translation studies o Design and development of comparable and parallel corpora o Processing of multilingual corpora o Bilingual or contrastive terminology, lexicology and lexicography   Paper presentations will consist of a 20 minute talk followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion. We request abstracts of 750 words, excluding references, for paper presentations.   Organising Committee The local organising committee is made up of: o  o  o  o    Programme Committee The UCCTS scientific committee consists of: o Michael Barlow (University of Auckland, Australia) o Silvia Bernardini (University of Bologna, Italy) o Bart Defrancq (Ghent University, Belgium) o Federico Gaspari (University of Bologna, Italy) o Andrew Hardie (Lancaster University, UK) o Sara Laviosa (University of Bara, ) o Defeng Li (SOAS, University of London, UK) o Tony McEnery (Lancaster University, UK) o Paul Rayson (Lancaster Univresity, UK) o Daniel Van Olmen (Lancaster University, UK) o Kefei Wang (Beijing Foreign Studies University, China) o Richard Xiao (Lancaster University, UK)   Contact Us The UCCTS4 organisers can be contacted by emailing uccts2014@lancaster.ac.uk.

Venue

Lancaster University
Lancaster
United Kingdom
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Organizations

Lancaster University
Lancaster
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United Kingdom

Conference Speakers

Plenary speakers

We are happy to announce that the following speakers have accepted our invitation to give plenary lectures at UCCTS4:

  • Silvia Bernardini (Bologna University, Italy)
  • Signe Oksefjell Ebeling (University of Oslo, Norway)
  • Dorothy Kenny (Dublin City University, Ireland)
  • Béatrice Lamiroy (Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium)
  • Stella Neumann (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
Key dates
  • 15th October 2013 – first Call for Papers
  • 31st October 2013 – abstract submission opens via conference website
  • 10th January 2014 – deadline for abstract submission
  • 28th February 2014 – notification of the outcome of peer review & early bird registration opens
  • 15th April 2014 – early bird registration closes
  • 30th June 2014 – final deadline for registration & final deadline for cancellation with refund of registration fees
  • 24th–26th July 2014 – conference days
Other events

Lancaster is also hosting the following events before/after UCCTS4 in July 2014:

  • The , July 15th to 18th (TBC)
    • Including the UCREL Summer School in Corpus Linguistics
  • The eleventh international  conference (TaLC), July 20th to 24th
  • The , July 29th to 31st

Participants in UCCTS4 may also be interested in one or more of these events.

Exhibits included

We invite submissions of papers that report on research in using corpora in contrastive linguistics and translation studies.

UCCTS4 covers, but is not limited to, papers on the following topics:

  • Using corpora in translation studies and teaching
  • Corpus-based interpreting research and its relationship with translation studies
  • Using corpora in comparing and contrasting languages or language varieties
  • Register and genre variation in translation studies
  • Corpus-based research of interface between contrastive and translation studies
  • Design and development of comparable and parallel corpora
  • Processing of multilingual corpora
  • Bilingual or contrastive terminology, lexicology and lexicography

Paper presentations will consist of a 20 minute talk followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion. We request abstracts of 750 words, excluding references, for paper presentations.

We especially encourage submission of abstracts from early-career researchers, including postgraduate research students and postdoctoral researchers.

All abstracts should be submitted as formatted files, using the conference stylesheet, which can be downloaded from the conference website:

Note we unfortunately cannot accept abstracts in PDF or ODT format. Please use RTF instead.

The deadline for abstracts is 10th January 2014. Authors will be notified of outcomes by 28th February 2014. Our online submission system will be opened at the end of October 2013, and will be accessed via the conference website.