Cognitive approaches to interaction and language attitudes - DGKL 7 Essen - Siebte Internationale Konferenz der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kognitive Linguistik

Executive Summary

Call for Papers

The Seventh International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (DGKL/GCLA) will be held at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany (Campus Essen). The central theme is Cognitive approaches to interaction and language attitudes. The conference is organized by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Imo, Dr. Jens Philipp Lanwer and Prof. Dr. Evelyn Ziegler and will take place from October 5 to October 7, 2016

Presentations

We are looking forward to abstracts for papers dealing either with this year’s main topic – Cognitive Approaches to interaction and language attitudes – or with other topics in the area of cognitive usage-based linguistics. We welcome contributions dealing with different aspects of cognitive linguistics as well as contributions taking a cognitive perspective on language on the basis of methods employed in corpus linguistics, historical linguistics, psycholinguistics, psychology and artificial intelligence or explorations of the links between these disciplines and cognitive linguistics.

Conference languages are English and German.

There are two types of presentation:

Submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentations

The deadline for the submission of oral and poster presentation proposals is February 29, 2016.

When preparing your abstract, please note:

The abstracts will be reviewed on the basis of the following criteria:

Please submit your abstracts to the following address: kongress-dgkl@uni-due.de

Theme Session

In addition to the general sessions, the conference will include 3 to 4 theme sessions dealing with specific topics in cognitive usage-based linguistics. Same as with the general sessions, these topics include all research areas of cognitive linguistics as well as topics focusing on links to psychology, psycholinguistics and artificial intelligence. Theme sessions are expected to conform to the 30-minute time slots of the general sessions and may contain up to seven 30-minute slots.

The deadline for the submission of theme session proposals is January 31, 2016.

When preparing your theme session proposal, please note:

Each theme session proposal will be reviewed as a whole. Organizers are thus asked to ensure a high quality of the individual contributions. The proposals will be reviewed on the basis of the following criteria:

Please submit your panels to the following address: kongress-dgkl@uni-due.de