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CALL FOR PAPERS Annual Conference of the BAAL Vocabulary Studies SIG 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Exploring vocabulary development and use from multiple perspectives”

Annual Conference of the BAAL Vocabulary Studies SIG 2019

Hosted by the Department of Languages, Information, and Communications at the Manchester Metropolitan University

Dates: Thursday 25th April, 2019, 12.30-18.00 and

Friday 26th April, 2019, 09.00-17.00

Location: Geoffrey Manton Building, Rosamond Street West, M15 6EB, Manchester

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

  • Professor Emerita Birgit Henriksen, University of Copenhagen
  • Associate Professor Kathy Conklin, University of Nottingham

The aim of this year’s annual Vocabulary Studies SIG Conference is to bring together vocabulary researchers who approach the study of vocabulary from multiple perspectives.  The conference will be an excellent opportunity to foster fruitful discussions about the multifaceted nature of vocabulary and to engage with present and future vocabulary research avenues.

We welcome abstracts for paper and poster presentations on any topic related to the teaching, learning, processing, use, and assessment of vocabulary (e.g. corpus linguistic approaches to the study of vocabulary; classroom-based research on the learning and teaching of vocabulary; formulaic language; psycholinguistic studies on the processing of vocabulary; vocabulary assessment, etc.). We particularly welcome abstracts based on empirical data.

We welcome proposals for: a) Paper presentations (20 minutes + 10 minutes for questions) and b) and poster proposals. A title and a 300-word abstract should be submitted to baalvocabsig@hotmail.com by the 15th of February 2019. Please specify if your submission is for a poster or paper presentation and do not add tables or diagrams in the abstract submission.

Important dates:

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: 15th February 2019

Results communicated: 25th February 2019

Registration starts: 26th February 2019

Registration deadline: 26th March 2019

Conference fees (including refreshments and lunch):

Conference fees
Non-BAAL Member £65
BAAL Member £55
Students £40
BAAL Member Students £30
  • The above price covers attendance on both days, Friday lunch, and teas/coffees both days.
  • There will also be an optional conference dinner on Thursday the 25th

More information about registration and travel arrangements will be available at https://baalvocabsig.wordpress.com/ in due course.

If you have any questions, contact us at baalvocabsig@hotmail.com

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Manchester!

Local organiser:

Marijana Macis, Manchester Metropolitan University

Conference organizers:

Convenor: Ana Pellicer-Sánchez, UCL Institute of Education

Secretary: Roopa Leonard, University of Reading

Treasurer: Pawel Szudarski, University of Nottingham

Web Editor: Veronica Garcia-Castro, University of York

 

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BAAL Vocab SIG conference 2018

Call for Papers

“Vocabulary development and use across diverse contexts”

Annual Conference of the BAAL Vocabulary Studies SIG 2018

Hosted by the Centre for Applied Linguistics and the Department of Culture, Communication, and Media at the UCL Institute of Education

Dates: Monday 9th July, 2018, 13.00-18.30 and Tuesday 10th July, 2018, 09.00-17.00

Location: UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, WC1H 0AL, London

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

  • Professor Victoria Murphy, University of Oxford
  • Professor Pauline Foster, St Mary’s University

The theme of this year’s conference will provide a forum for discussion of vocabulary research across diverse contexts. It will allow participants to discuss and reflect on how vocabulary development and use differs across various contexts and with learners and users of differing characteristics. The conference will be an excellent opportunity to foster fruitful discussions about the present and future of vocabulary studies.

We invite abstracts for paper and poster presentations on any topic related to the teaching, learning, processing, and assessment of vocabulary (e.g. corpus linguistic approaches to the study of vocabulary; classroom-based research on the learning and teaching of vocabulary; formulaic language; psycholinguistic studies on the processing of vocabulary; vocabulary assessment, etc.). We particularly welcome abstracts based on empirical data.

We welcome proposals for: a) Paper presentations (20 minutes + 10 minutes for questions); b) and poster proposals. A title and a 300-word abstract should be submitted to baalvocabsig@hotmail.com by the 22nd of April 2018. Please specify if your submission is for a poster or paper presentation and do not add tables or diagrams in the abstract submission.

Important dates:

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: 22nd April 2018

Results communicated: 15th May 2018

Registration starts: 21st May 2018

Registration deadline: 15th June 2018

Conference fees (including refreshments and lunch):

  Conference fees
Non-BAAL Member £65
BAAL Member £55
Students £40
BAAL Member Students £30
  • The above price covers attendance on both days, Tuesday lunch, teas/coffees both days.
  • There will also be an optional conference dinner on Monday the 9th

More information about registration and travel arrangements will be available at https://baalvocabsig.wordpress.com/ in due course.

If you have any questions, contact us at baalvocabsig@hotmail.com

We are looking forward to welcoming you in London!

Conference organizers:

Ana Pellicer-Sánchez (a.pellicer-sanchez@ucl.ac.uk)

Veronica Garcia-Castro (vgc505@york.ac.uk)

Yixin Wang-Taylor (baalvocabsig@hotmail.com)

Michael Daller (m.daller@reading.ac.uk)

 

 

Election 2018

Currently, three positions (Convenor, Treasurer and Secretary) of the current Vocab SIG committee have come to the end of their second period of two years serving time. These three positions are therefore facing a new election.

We already have members who have expressed their interest in the three positions and we welcome any other expressions of interest. If you wish to stand for any of these positions, please post your name, the position you would like to apply and a brief description detailing what motivates you to apply for this position, why you should be elected and what you can bring to the Vocab SIG in your serving time to baalvocabsig@hotmail.com by 29th of June 2018.

The election will be conducted at this year’s Vocabulary SIG Annual Conference at UCL, London. You will need to be a BAAL member to be eligible to apply for any of the positions or to vote at the conference. Detailed information of BAAL Vocab SIG and its constitution can be found here at https://baalvocabsig.wordpress.com/about/vocabulary-sig-constitution/

Election for New BAAL Vocab SIG Committee

The current Vocab SIG committee has come to the end of its period of two years serving time and the committee is facing a new election. The current committee members are Dr. Michael Daller (Reading University), Dr. Ana Pellicer Sanchez (Nottingham University) and Yixin Wang-Taylor (PhD candidate of Swansea University). Although the committee members are happy to stand for another term, the Vocab SIG welcomes new applicants. If you wish to stand for any position, please post your name, the position you would like to apply and a brief biography (150 words) to baalvocabsig@hotmail.com by 1st October 2016. In the biography, please demonstrate what motivates you to apply for this position, why you should be elected and what you can bring to the Vocab SIG in your serving time. The biography will be open to every Vocab SIG member if an online election is needed. To be an eligible applicant, you will have to be a BAAL member.

BAAL Vocab SIG Annual Conference 2016–Call for Papers

BAAL Vocabulary Studies SIG

2016 Annual Conference-Call for Papers

Studying vocabulary: A multidisciplinary approach

Hosted by the School of English and the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) at the University of Nottingham.

Dates: Thursday 7th July, 2016, 13.00-17.00 and

Friday 8th July, 2016, 10.00-16.30

Location: University Park, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

  • Professor Paul Meara, Swansea University
  • Professor Norbert Schmitt, University of Nottingham

 

A wide range of approaches are now currently followed in vocabulary studies. The aim of this conference is to bring together vocabulary researchers from a variety of backgrounds who are interested in the study of vocabulary from different perspectives. The conference will be an excellent opportunity to foster fruitful discussions about the present and future of vocabulary studies.

We invite abstracts for paper and poster presentations on any topic related to the teaching, learning, processing, and assessment of vocabulary (e.g. corpus linguistic approaches to the study of vocabulary; classroom-based research on the learning and teaching of vocabulary; formulaic language; psycholinguistic studies on the processing of vocabulary; vocabulary assessment, etc.). We particularly welcome abstracts based on empirical data.

We welcome proposals for: a) Paper presentations (20 minutes + 10 minutes for questions); b) and poster proposals. A title and a 300-word abstract should be submitted to vocabulary.sig.2016@nottingham.ac.uk by the 15th of April 2016. Please specify if your submission is for a poster or paper presentation and do not add tables or diagrams in the abstract submission.

 

Important dates:

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: 15th April 2016

Results communicated: 15th May 2016

Registration starts: 20th May 2016

Registration deadline: 15th June 2016 

 

Conference fees (including refreshments and lunch):

Conference fees
Non-BAAL Member £65
BAAL Member £55
Students £40
BAAL Member Students £30
  • The above price covers attendance on both days, Friday lunch, teas/coffees both days.
  • There will also be an optional conference dinner on Thursday 7th

 

More information about registration and travel arrangements will be available at https://baalvocabsig.wordpress.com/ in due course.

If you have any questions, contact us at vocabulary.sig.2016@nottingham.ac.uk.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Nottingham!

 

Conference organizers:

Ana Pellicer-Sánchez (ana.pellicer-sanchez@nottingham.ac.uk)

Michael Rodgers (michael.rodgers@nottingham.ac.uk)

Norbert Schmitt (norbert.schmitt@nottingham.ac.uk)

 

Registration started 2015

Please note that the notifications have now been sent. All the speakers registration deadline is no latter than 10th June, 2015. All the detailed information about this year’s conference can be found under the head title of CONFERENCE on our Vocab SIG website.

Call for Paper 2015

BAAL Vocabulary Studies SIG Call for Paper 2015

New Approaches to Vocabulary

Time: 2nd July, 2015 13.00-17.00 and

3rd July, 2015 10.00-16.30

Place: B02, B03, B04 James Callaghan, Swansea University, Wales

 

Call for papers

This year’s annual Vocabulary SIG conference will be held at Swansea University, Wales. It starts from 1pm Thursday 2nd until 4.30pm Friday 3rd July 2015. The theme of this conference is ‘New approaches to vocabulary’. We welcome abstract submissions for a 20 minutes papers presentation or a poster focusing on vocabulary studies in Applied Linguistics, Psycholinguistics and related subject areas. We welcome abstracts based on empirical data with an inter-disciplinary approach. To submit your abstract, please send it to baalvocabsig@hotmail.com.

 

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Professor Tess Fitzpatrick, Cardiff University

Professor Jeanine Treffers-Daller, University of Reading

 

Important dates:

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: 15th April 2015

Notification: 15th May 2015

Registration starts: 20th May 2015

 

Conference fees (including refreshments and lunch):

Non-BAAL Member £65

BAAL Member £55

Student £40

BAAL Member Students £30

 

Abstract Format:

  • Times New Roman 12
  • Text 300 words maximum
  • Do not use any special fonts
  • Do not add tables, photos, or diagrams to your abstract