Info on the Organization
The Discourse and Cognitive Linguistics Society, Korea was founded in 1991, with the aim to research and present linguistic phenomena in the fields of discourse grammar, cognitive linguistics and pragmatics.
The Society holds academic conferences two to four times a year, providing a productive scholarly forum for DISCOG members to disseminate and exchange their latest research findings.
Furthermore, the Society presents the latest academic developments in the fields of discourse grammar, cognitive linguistics and pragmatics, and offers an opportunity for its members to present and discuss their views on specific topics, thereby serving as a platform for scholars and students interested in the area of discourse and cognition.
The Society also holds international academic conferences, encouraging and promoting the academic advancement and collaboration with scholars around the world.
The Society held its 1st, 2nd and 3rd Discourse and Cognitive Linguistics Society International Conference in 2001, 2003 and 2007 respectively, and the Society hosted the 9th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference (ICLC) (sponsored by the International Cognitive Linguistics Association (ICLA)) in 2005 with a great success.
The Society is contributing to promote and advance linguistics research by publishing the journal Discourse and Cognition four times a year.
First published in 1995, Discourse and Cognition is dedicated to publishing high-quality research articles through a fair and rigorous peer review system.
As a result, it was selected as (one of) the outstanding academic journal(s) in the field of linguistics by the National Research Foundation of Korea, and the articles published in the journal are abstracted in Korea Citation Index (KCI).
The Discourse and Cognitive Linguistics Society is making a constant effort to promote the advancement of linguistics research in the field of discourse and cognition and to expand the scope of research by developing original research topics and connecting with the related fields of studies.