With Covid-19 conditions improving, we feel we are in a position to hold our onsite conference on June 27-29, 2022. The 12th International Conference of the Spanish Cognitive Linguistics Association (AELCO/SCOLA) will take place at the University of La Rioja, Spain, under the topic “Embodied cognition at the crossroads: Research methods and explanatory frameworks” (https://aelco2020.unirioja.es/)
The following plenary speakers have confirmed their participation:
This is a new call for abstracts for the GENERAL sessions. Papers in all areas of Cognitive Linguistics are welcome, but contributions are especially encouraged on the following topics:
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES AND FORMATS
The languages of the conference are Spanish and English. Oral session slots will be allocated 30 minutes, which includes 20 minutes for each presentation, followed by 5 minutes for questions and discussion, and 5 minutes to change rooms.
ABSTRACT SPECIFICATIONS FOR GENERAL SESSIONS
General session: Proposals of oral presentations will be sent to the email address firstname.lastname@example.org in both Word and pdf format (500 words, including examples but excluding figures, tables, images, and references), no later than November 22, 2021. They should include the following information: title, five keywords, and an abstract specifying research questions, methodology, data, expected results, and references. They should not contain the names, affiliations, or addresses of the authors of the presentations. The body of the message should include the names, affiliations, or addresses of the authors of the presentations, as specified below.
Notification of acceptance: February 18, 2022.
Note: The abstract should be completely anonymous; references to previous work by the author(s) should only be listed as Author(s)1, Author(s)2, etc.
Each contributor is allowed to submit a maximum of two abstracts (a fully authored abstract and a co-authored abstract, or two co-authored abstracts).
Each proposal will be reviewed anonymously by two members of a large international panel.
Each abstract will have to be accompanied by the following information (included in the body of the message):
Guidelines for references:
Görlach, M. (2003). English words abroad. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Spear, N. E., & Miller, R. R. (Eds.). (1981). Information processing in animals: Memory mechanisms. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Article (in book):
Adams, C. A., & Dickinson, A. (1981). Actions and habits: Variation in associative representation during instrumental learning. In N. E. Spear & R. R. Miller (Eds.), Information processing in animals: Memory mechanisms (pp. 143-186). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.
Article (in journal):
Claes, J., & Ortiz López, L. A. (2011). Restricciones pragmáticas y sociales en la expresión de futuridad en el español de Puerto Rico [Pragmatic and social restrictions in the expression of the future in Puerto Rican Spanish]. Spanish in Context, 8, 50–72.
Rayson, P., Leech, G. N., & Hodges, M. (1997). Social differentiation in the use of English vocabulary: Some analyses of the conversational component of the British National Corpus. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 2(1), 120–132.
We are pleased to announce that the Spanish Association of Cognitive Linguistics will give an award to the best oral presentation by a PhD or master’s degree student at AELCO-12. The award consists of:
Note that in order to apply for the award you should:
Another call will be issued in April 2022 with full details regarding the conference venue, the conference website, registration fees, and other relevant information.
We are excited for this opportunity to meet with you at the University of La Rioja in Logroño, La Rioja, Spain.
For some information on La Rioja and Logroño, access:
On behalf of the Local Organizing Committee:
Mª Sandra Peña Cervel
Francisco J. Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez
- Head Organizers: Mª Sandra Peña Cervel, Francisco J. Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez
- Secretary: Aneider Iza Erviti
- Treasurer: Andrés Canga Alonso
- Members: Lorena Pérez Hernández, María Asunción Barreras Gómez, Paula Pérez Sobrino, Mª Pilar Agustín Llach, Mahum Hayat Khan, Inés Lozano Palacio, Carla Ovejas Ramírez