CogLing Days 8: CFP

The CogLing Days are the biennial conference of the Belgium Netherlands Cognitive Linguistics Association ( The 8th CogLing Days will be held at the Université catholique de Louvain in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, on December 13th and 14th 2018 (

We welcome contributions reporting on recent research in the various strands of cognitive linguistics or other cognitively inspired usage-based approaches to language.

Abstracts must not exceed 500 words, including references, and should mention the main research question(s), methodology, data and (expected) results. Abstracts can be submitted for an oral presentation (20' + discussion time) or a poster and will be reviewed anonymously. We also welcome theme session proposals. Please submit via Easychair You will be required to paste your abstract in the text box and to upload a pdf of your abstract. Please indicate your preference for an oral presentation or a poster.
The conference languages are English, Dutch and French.

Proposals for theme sessions (max. 500 word description + (tentative) titles and names of participants) should be submitted by 15 April 2018 to When the theme session is accepted, individual abstracts should also be submitted via Easychair by 15 May 2018. If your abstract is part of a theme session, please add the theme session title to your paper title.

Submission deadline proposals for theme sessions: 15 April 2018

Submission deadline abstracts: 15 May 2018

Notification of acceptance: 2 July 2018


Plenary speakers:

Elma Blom (Universiteit Utrecht): How different experiences modulate the cognitive effects of bilingualism in children

Bert Cappelle (Université de Lille): Come in / Entrez: An invitation to corpus-based research in motion typology

Silva Ladewig (Europa-Universität Viadrina): Integrating Gestures. Cognitive grammar multimodal

Organising committee:

Barbara De Cock (Université catholique de Louvain)

Liesbeth Degand (Université catholique de Louvain)

Gaëtanelle Gilquin (Université catholique de Louvain)

Sara Jonkers (Université catholique de Louvain)

Julien Perrez (Université de Liège)

Kristel Van Goethem (F.R.S.-FNRS & Université catholique de Louvain)

Scientific committee:

Audring Jenny (Universiteit Leiden)

Brems Lot (Université de Liège)

Brône Geert (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

Colleman Timothy (Universiteit Gent)

Cornillie Bert (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

Crible Ludivine (Université catholique de Louvain)

De Brabanter Philippe (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

De Knop Sabine (Université Saint-Louis Bruxelles)

De Smet Hendrik (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

Enghels Renata (Universiteit Gent)

Feyaerts Kurt (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

Foolen Ad (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen)

Geeraerts Dirk (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

Gras Pedro (Universiteit Antwerpen)

Koutsoukos Nikolaos (F.R.S.-FNRS & Université catholique de Louvain)

Lauwers Peter (Universiteit Gent)

Lemmens Maarten (Université de Lille 3)

Meunier Fanny (Université catholique de Louvain)

Michaud Maturana Daniel (Zuyd University of Applied Sciences/Université catholique de Louvain)

Petré Peter (Universiteit Antwerpen)

Pizarro Pedraza Andrea (Université catholique de Louvain)

Rasier Laurent (Université de Liège)

Sambre Paul (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

Sanders Ted (Universiteit Utrecht)

Stukker Ninke (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen)

Suñer Muñoz Ferran (Université catholique de Louvain)

Van Krieken Kobie (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen)

Van Leeuwen Maarten (Universiteit Leiden)

Van linden An (Université de Liège)

Vandelanotte Lieven (Université de Namur)

Vanderbauwhede Gudrun (Université de Mons)

Verhagen Arie (Universiteit Leiden)

Verspoor Marjolein (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen)

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