Notifications of acceptance were sent out on Friday, 7th April. From a total of 139 abstracts, 57 full papers, 12 work-in-progress reports, 17 posters and 1 software presentation were accepted.
4th LEARNER CORPUS RESEARCH CONFERENCE
Bolzano/Bozen, 5-7 October 2017
The 4th Learner Corpus Research Conference – LCR 2017 – will take place from 5-7 October 2017 in Bolzano/Bozen in the northern Italian province of Bolzano – Alto Adige / Bozen – Südtirol. As a multilingual province, Bolzano/Bozen provides perfect surrounding conditions for a conference on learner language. LCR 2017 will be hosted by the Institute for Applied Linguistic of EURAC Research. The theme of LCR 2017 is “Widening the Scope of Learner Corpus Research”. The keynote speakers of LCR 2017 will adress the theme in their lectures on L1 writing development and Learner Corpus Research (Philip Durrant), quantitative methods in Learner Corpus Research (Stefan Th. Gries), and Learner Corpus Research and Italian as L2 (Stefania Spina).
The LCR conferences, organized under the aegis of the Learner Corpus Association, bring together researchers and language teachers, software developers and others interested in Learner Corpus Research. The LCR 2017 conference aims to be a showcase for the latest developments in the field of Learner Corpus Research and will feature keynote lectures, parallel sessions for the presentation of scientific results and work in progress reports, poster presentations, software demos, a book exhibition, as well as social events for participants. There will also be a competition for best paper presentation and best poster presentation by a PhD student.
The Call for Papers has been published on 30 September 2016. Please click on the button below to see the full CfP.