Important Dates :

Abstract submission : by February 29, 2016

Presenter notification : by March 10, 2016

The abridged paper or ppt submission : by June 30, 2016

Early bird registration : by July 31, 2016

Conference : August 24-25, 2016

About - The KALS & KACL Joint International Conference 2016

kals & kaclThe Korean Association of Language Sciences (KALS) with a co-host, the Korean Association for Corpus Linguistics (KACL), schedules to hold International Conference 2016 on August 24-25, 2016 at Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea, under a conference topic called "New Perspectives and Innovative Approaches to Language Sciences". Seven distinguished speakers are invited to present their ideas in the five sections of language sciences. Domestic and international scholars are welcome to participate and present in the conference.

Keynote Speakers

Keynote speakers for general linguistics, corpus linguistics, and language education:

(1) Phonetics and Phonology: Stuart Davis (Indiana University at Bloomington), "Foot structure and blurred syllabification in American English"

(2) Morphology and Syntax: James P. Blevins (University of Cambridge), "The morphosyntax of voice"

(3) Semantics and Pragmatics: Youngchul Jun (Seoul National University), "Morphological markers for information structure in Korean"

(4) Socio-Linguistics and Corpus Linguistics: Douglas Biber (Northern Arizona University), "Register variation on the searchable web: A multi-dimensional analysis"

Tony McEnery (Lancaster University), "A large corpus of spoken learner English – the Trinity Lancaster Corpus"

(5) Language Education: Ruth A. Kaminski (University of Oregon), "The importance of formative assessment in English education"

Randi Reppen (Northern Arizona University), "Enhancing language teaching: How corpus linguistics can help"