Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW) is one of the most important international conferences on Chinese Lexical Semantics and related fields, starting from the turn of the century in year 2000, under the auspices of the Academic Advisory Committee of CLSW conference. This workshop series is dedicated to various approaches to lexical semantic research with the goal to integrate linguistics, corpus linguistics, cognitive linguistics, psycholinguistics, and computational linguistics. It has been held in different Asia Pacific cities, including Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei, Singapore, Xiamen, Hsin Chu, Yantai, Suzhou, Wuhan, Zhengzhou, Leshan, Macao and Chiayi, etc. CLSW has become one of the most influential and internationally known platforms for cross-disciplinary research exchange, dialogue, and collaboration. Over the past 20 years, it has been attended by an average of 250 participants with a diverse range of scholars from China, Singapore, US, UK and EU.
The 21st Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW2020) will be held on May 28-31, 2020, in City University of Hong Kong, organized by Department of Linguistics and Translation at City University of Hong Kong, and co-organized by Department of Linguistics and Modern Language at Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Linguistic Society of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities. Scholars all over the world are cordially invited to submit papers to CLSW2020 at CityU of HK!
Lexical Semantics, Artificial Intelligence, and Cognitive Science
CLSW2020 features in SIX world-renowned keynote speakers on the thematic topics and FOUR special pre-conference parallel sessions to facilitate scholarly exchanges.
|Prof. Adele E. Goldberg||Princeton University|
|Prof. Kenneth Ward Church||Baidu Research|
|Prof. Martin Hilpert||University of Neuchatel|
|Prof. Ping Li||The Hong Kong Polytechnic University|
|Dr. Ming Zhou||Microsoft Research Asia|
|Prof. Weiguang Qu||Nanjing Normal University|
In addition to conference proceedings, selected papers will be published in Springer’s LNAI series of Chinese Lexical Semantics (SCOPUS and EI indexed). High quality papers will also be recommended to journals such as Journal of Chinese Information Processing, Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Pekinensis, Applied Linguistics, Lingua Sinica, and International Journal of Knowledge and Language Processing.
Young scholars under 35 are encouraged to submit papers for the Best Paper Awards, which will be offered to the top three winners. The award papers will be automatically included in the subsequent publication of the CLSW series.
CLSW2020 has a special addition of Hong Kong Secondary School Research Award, co-organised by the Linguistic Society of Hong Kong (LSHK), which promotes local awareness and interest in linguistics among local secondary school students with the theme “Language Landscape in Hong Kong”. Three awards will be given out to the top papers.
|Paper submission deadline (4-8 pages):||February 16, 2020|
|Notification of acceptance:||March 15, 2020|
|Final paper submission deadline:||April 15, 2020|
|Dates of conference:||May 28-31, 2020|
CLSW welcomes submissions on any aspect of Chinese lexical semantics in general, as well as related fields more broadly concerned with language. It aims to cover a wide range of research topics including, but not limited to, the following:
|Organiser:||Department of Linguistics and Translation, City University of Hong Kong|
Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages, CUHK
The Linguistic Society of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities
|Venue:||Wong Cheung Lo Hui Yuet Hall, Floor 5-6, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong|