CfP: CogLingdays 2012

Muriel Norde m.norde at
Wed Apr 25 20:29:12 UTC 2012

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*CogLingdays 5, Groningen, 14th and 15th December 2012 *
*Biannual meeting of the Belgian Netherlands Cognitive Linguistics 
Association (BeNeCLA) *

After four fruitful meetings in Utrecht (2004), Leuven (2006), Leiden 
(2008), and Antwerp (2010), Groningen will host the fifthbiennial 
conference of the Belgium Netherlands Cognitive Linguistics Association 
(BeNeCLA, The event is being organized by the 
University of Groningen in cooperation with the BeNeCLA board.

The two-day conference offers a venue for researchers from the Low 
Countries to present and discuss their research results in the various 
strands of cognitive linguistics or other cognitively inspired usage 
based approaches. These may encompass a variety of perspectives, but 
they share the view that grammar is not only a socially grounded system 
for producing and understanding language, but is also shaped by those 
processes during linguistic interactions.

All interested scholars working in the field of cognitive linguistics or 
related areas are invited to submit an abstract for the conference.

Invited speakers

*Mirjam Fried, Dagmar Divjak, and Alan Cienki*


*The Faculty of Language: a debate*

with Arie Verhagen, Jan Wouter Zwart, and Muriel Norde

*Abstracts *
We invite abstracts for poster presentations (with a one-minute 
presentation) and regular conference papers (20 min. talk plus 10 min. 
discussion), which will be reviewed anonymously.

The abstract text in *PDF format* should be limited to *400 words*, 
including references and data, and mention main research question(s), 
methodology, dataset and (expected) results. Please do _not_ reveal the 
identity of the author(s) in the text itself. Please indicate preference 
for *poster *or *regular presentation *and provide *three key words* to 
help the organizers put the presentations in coherent sessions.

Please submit electronically at In the submission 
process, author(s) name(s) and affiliation are asked for.

Deadline for submission: 31^st of May 2012
Notification of acceptance: 20th July 2012


*Organizing committee at the University of Groningen*

Marjolijn Verspoor (Chair), Mike Huiskes, Muriel Norde, Rasmus 
Steinkrauss, Esther Pascual, Susanne Grassmann, Rimke Groeneveld

Email: cogling2012 at <mailto:cogling2012 at>

Web site: <>

*BeNeCla board and scientific committee *
Ronny Boogaart (University Leiden), Alan Cienki (Vrije Universiteit 
Amsterdam),Dirk Geeraerts (Universiteit Leuven), Maarten van Leeuwen 
(Unviersiteit Leiden), Paul Sambre (Lessius/ Antwerpen/Leuven), Elena 
Tribushinina (Universiteit Utrecht) Marjolijn Verspoor (RU Groningen) .

Prof. dr. Muriel Norde
Scandinavian Languages and Cultures
University of Groningen
P.O. Box 716
9700 AS Groningen
The Netherlands

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