International Journal of Applied Linguistics Vol. 23 . No. 2 . 2013
Corpus Linguistics and Technology (CLAT)
Convenor: Maocheng Liang
Several important activities have been organized to enhance research in corpus linguistics and corpus applications in Applied Linguistics.
Conferences and symposia
1. Corpus Linguistics in China 2011 (CLIC2011)convened on 19–20 November, 2011 in Beijing Foreign Studies University (Conference website:http://www.fleric.org.cn/clic2011/).
This is the first national conference on corpus linguistics in China, jointly organized by the Corpus Linguistics Society of China and members of the ReN. The conference attracted more than 160 researchers from various parts of the country, including Hong Kong and Taiwan. Most of the conveners and participants of the ReN spoke at the conference.
2. Corpus Technologies and Applied Linguistics 2012convened on 28–30 June, 2012 in Xian Jiaotong Liverpool University (Conference website:http://www.xjtlu.edu.cn/corpus/).
The conference was jointly organized by the Corpus Linguistics of China and the host university. More than 120 researchers from several countries attended the conference. Most of the conveners and members of the ReN gave presentations at the conference.
3.2013 Symposium on Corpus Linguistics and Discourse Analysis, to be held on 1–2 June in Beijing Foreign Studies University. The symposium organizer has invited some 50 corpus researchers in China, many of whom are leading scholars in the area in China.
Every year, members of the ReN organize two workshops on corpus applications, with each workshop attracting some 200 university teachers from a wide range of areas in the country. This year’s workshops will take place in early August.
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