ICAME35: 2nd Call for Papers: deadline Dec 15

The Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) at the University of Nottingham is hosting the 35th ICAME conference.

The theme of the conference is: Corpus Linguistics, Context and Culture.

** Date: 30 April  to 4 May 2014.
Venue:  University of Nottingham, UK, University Park Campus.

The main conference will be opened with a talk by

Ronald Carter (University of Nottingham)

and there will be a wine reception sponsored by John Benjamins on the Wednesday night.

Keynote speakers:

Beatrix Busse (University of Heidelberg)

Susan Hunston (University of Birmingham)

Tony McEnery (University of Lancaster)

Ute Roemer (Georgia State University)

Wolfgang Teubert (University of Birmingham)

The conference aims to explore English corpus linguistics and its intersections with other fields, as well as its applications in a range of contexts of language use. We invite submissions of abstracts for papers, work-in-progress reports, posters and software demonstrations on any topic relevant to the conference theme.  Areas for submissions can include – but are not limited to:

– corpus and discourse analysis
– corpus linguistics and its theoretical implications
– diachronic corpus studies
– corpora and new media
– varieties of English
– contrastive linguistics
– sociolinguistics
– mixed methods approaches in corpus linguistics
– corpus stylistics
– corpora in English language education

** Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 15 Dec 2013

Please submit your abstract through the conference website.
Proposals for pre-conference workshops should be sent directly to the organizers at ICAME2014@nottingham.ac.uk

For more details please see the conference website:


We are looking forward to seeing you in Nottingham in 2014.

The ICAME 35 Team
Michaela Mahlberg, Gavin Brookes, Kathy Conklin, Rachele De Felice, Dave Evans, Kat Gupta, Kevin Harvey, Tony Fisher, Lorenzo Mastropierro, Rebecca Peck, Ana Pellicer-Sánchez, Viola Wiegan