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2nd Conference of the UK-Cognitive Linguistics Association

NB: Call for Papers is now Closed

Keynote Speakers

We invite scholars of diverse disciplines and languages to contribute to this conference. Papers dealing with any facet of cognitive linguistics research are welcome, including research on meaning, conceptual structure, conceptual operations, cognitive processing, grammar, acquisition, language use, discourse function, and other issues. We also encourage papers that relate to the secondary conference theme, "Cognitive Linguistics, Applied"; as well as the primary theme, "New Directions". These papers may involve (but are not limited to) any of the following:

Submissions may offer any of the following:

In addition to papers, posters and/or theme sessions dealing with more general areas of cognitive linguistics research, we are particularly interested in research that applies cognitive linguistics methodologies to specific language contexts (e.g., classroom, law, etc.).

Procedural Timetable

October, 2006 First Call for papers, posters & theme sessions

8th January, 2007 Deadline for Theme sessions

5th February, 2007 Deadline for paper & poster submissions

April, 2007 Notice of acceptance; Registrations open

27 - 30 August 2007: NDCL-2 Conference

14 January 2008: Submission of papers for possible publication

Talks are scheduled in 30 minute slots: 20 minutes presentation, 5 minutes for discussion and 5 minutes to change sessions and/or change speakers. We anticipate 3 - 4 parallel sessions of regular papers, plus plenary lectures.


Abstracts (with the heading "NDCL-2") need to be no more than 1 A4 page in length (excluding references), minimum size 12 font; and must be submitted in PDF format to the conference contact email address. Authors may submit more than 1 abstract though (in all likelihood) only 1 paper will be accepted.

Publication Plans

Two volumes are anticipated: 1 devoted to papers dealing with the theme: Cognitive Linguistics, Applied; and the other devoted to a cross-section of the papers offered at this conference. Papers to be considered for these publications will need to be submitted to the editors by 14th January, 2008.


New Directions in Cognitive Linguistics

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