UCREL research centre

4th Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies Conference

Lancaster University, UK – 24th to 26th July 2014


Call for Papers

We invite submission of abstracts for UCCTS4

We invite submissions of papers that report on research in using corpora in contrastive linguistics and translation studies.

UCCTS4 covers, but is not limited to, papers on the following topics:

  • Using corpora in translation studies and teaching
  • Corpus-based interpreting research and its relationship with translation studies
  • Using corpora in comparing and contrasting languages or language varieties
  • Register and genre variation in translation studies
  • Corpus-based research of interface between contrastive and translation studies
  • Design and development of comparable and parallel corpora
  • Processing of multilingual corpora
  • Bilingual or contrastive terminology, lexicology and lexicography

Paper presentations will consist of a 20 minute talk followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion. We request abstracts of 750 words, excluding references, for paper presentations.

We especially encourage submission of abstracts from early-career researchers, including postgraduate research students and postdoctoral researchers.

All abstracts should be submitted as formatted files, using the conference stylesheet, which can be downloaded from the following links:

Note we unfortunately cannot accept abstracts in PDF or ODT format. Please use RTF instead.

The deadline for abstracts is 10th January 2014.

Authors will be notified of outcomes by 28th February 2014.

Abstracts should be submitted through our online submission system


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