Oct 29, 2011

CfP: 8th Intl Congress on English Grammar 2012, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Short Title: 8th ICEG
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Start Date: 12-Jan-2012 - 14-Jan-2012
Contact: Catherine Law
Meeting Description: 8th International Congress on English Grammar
12-14 January 2012
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Organised by:

Department of English
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
(In collaboration with Shenzhen University and Sun Yat-sen University)

We are very pleased to be holding the 8th International Congress on English Grammar in Hong Kong following the successes of the first seven congresses in previous years (1st ICEG 1999, 2nd ICEG 2004, 3rd ICEG 2005, 4th ICEG 2007, 5th ICEG 2008, 6th ICEG 2010, 7th ICEG 2011). The Congress aims to promote interaction and discussion among researchers interested in the fields of English Grammar, Lexicography, English Linguistics, English Language Teaching, and Information and Communication Technology in Language Teaching.

Congress Theme: Grammar and Meaning in a Global World

Theme Areas:

The Congress organizing committee welcomes abstracts of paper presentations addressing the following areas:

1. Space
2. Multisemiotic
3. Discourse analysis
4. Globalisation and language
5. Sociolinguistics
6. Language and education
7. Curriculum design and development
8. Professional communication


Early Bird (by 30 November 2011):

Regular 2,500 (HK$)
Student 1,250 (HK$)

Late Registration (from 1 December 2011):

Regular 2,800 (HK$)
Student 1,500 (HK$)
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Lexicography
Subject Language: English

Abstract Submissions:

All presentations will be 45 minutes in length, including question time.

Your abstract (in MS Word Version) should be a maximum of 250 words (excluding references). Please also include in your abstract: (1) theme area (state one of the above areas), (2) title of your paper, (3) your name and title, (4) your affiliation, and (5) your e-mail address and mailing address.

Each participant can submit only one abstract as the lead author and one abstract as a co-author. Lead authors must register by 18 December 2011 in order for the paper to be included in the congress programme. Please send submissions to: egiceg@inet. polyu.edu. hk

Important Dates:

Deadline for call for papers: 31 October 2011
Early bird registration: by 30 November 2011
Cancellation (50% refunds): by 30 November 2011 (No refund after 30 November 2011)


All presented papers will be considered for the Proceedings of the 8th International Congress on English Grammar.


The Conference is organised by the PolySystemic Group at the Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Email: egiceg@inet. polyu.edu. hk

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