Conference: 2018 SNU International Conference on Linguistics

The 2018 SNU International Conference on Linguistics will be held on June 15-16 at Seoul National University (SNU) in Seoul, Korea. It will be hosted by the SNU Language Education Institute, together with the SNU Language Research Center, the Korean Association for the Study of English Language and Linguistics, the Generative Grammar Circle, the Joongwon Linguistic Society of Korea.

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4 parallel workshops/sessions on syntax, pragmatics, English linguistics and education, and phonetics/phonology are scheduled for the conference. The general topic of the conference is “Future Directions for Linguistic Research.”

1. Cross-linguistic Variation in the Left Periphery at the Syntax-Discourse Interface

Invited Speaker: Luigi Rizzi (University of Geneva)
Organizers: Ji Young Shim (;  Jong Un Park (
Call for Papers: CFP-SNU-ICL_syntax

2. Multimodality, Viewpoint, and Conceptualization

Invited Speaker: Eve Sweetser (UC Berkeley)
Organizer: Iksoo Kwon (
Call for Papers: CFP-SNU-ICL_pragmatics

3. English Linguistics and Its Application to English Learning and Teaching

Invited Speaker: Heeju Hwang (University of Hong Kong)
Organizers: Jeong-Ah Shin (;  Sumi Han (
Call for Papers: CFP-SNU-ICL_English

4. Language Learning and Teaching in Segmental and Suprasegmental Features

Organizers: Yungdo Yun (;  Yong-cheol Lee  (
Call for Papers: CFP-SNU-ICL_Phonetics and Phonology

Important Dates

Extended abstract submission deadline: March. 12, 2018
Notification of Acceptance: March. 16, 2018
Conference Date: June 15-16, 2018

SNU-ICL Organizing Committee

Conference Chair: Park, Myung-Kwan (Dongguk University)

Kang, Nam Gil (Far Eastern University)
Cho, Inhee (Sun Moon University)
Na, Kyeonghee (Chungbuk National University)
Park, Chang-beom (Seowon University)
Kim, Sang-Tae (Cheongju University)
Kim, Rhanghyeyoon (Korean University)
An, Duk-Ho (Kokkuk University)
Hong, YongTcheol (Sungshin University)
Choi, Jaehoon (Daegu University)
Kim, Tae Sik (Hanyang University)
Kim, Sun-Woong (Kwangwoon University)
Jhee In-Young (Korea National Sport University).
Hwang, Jong-bai (Konkuk University)
Jung, Chae Kwan (KICE)
Yun, Yungdo (Dongguk University)