Conference Information

The Department of Asian Studies at the University College Cork is pleased to announce the Third International Symposium on Chinese Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (ISOCTAL-3) to be held at Cork on 12th – 14th December, 2019.

The Symposium aims to promote worldwide collaboration on Chinese theoretical and applied linguistics by giving researchers an opportunity to share their work.

Papers are invited for ISOCTAL on any topics in Chinese linguistics – understood broadly as covering all Sinitic languages, e.g. Mandarin, Cantonese and all regional varieties – including syntax, morphology, phonetics and phonology, semantics, language variation and sociolinguistic studies, diachronic change, language contact, typology and comparative studies, child language acquisition, second language acquisition and teaching, applications of translation and code-switching to pedagogy.

Key dates for the conference

  • Deadline for abstract submission: 30th July, 2019
  • Notification of acceptance/rejection: 10th August, 2019
  • Conference: 12th-14th December, 2019

Local Conference Organizer: UCC Department of Asian Studies, UCC Confucius Institute

Organizing Committee: Carlotta Sparvoli, Catherine Xiaohong Xu, Chung Kam Kwok, Junming Chen, Rongrong Guo, Wanlin Li, Yun Zeng.

Meeting email:

Department of Asian Studies – School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures – University College Cork – Ireland