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Call for Papers

Conference theme

The theme of the conference is "Corpus Linguistics, Context and Culture". It 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, and corpora in English language education.

Presentation formats

Full papers will be allowed 30 minutes, including 10 minutes for discussion; work-in-progress reports will be 15 minutes long, including 5 minutes for discussion; and software demonstrations will be allowed 30 minutes, including 10 minutes for discussion. Posters (max. size A0, portrait format) will be presented in a special session where presenters briefly introduce their poster. Posters remain on display during the conference.

Submission of abstracts

Abstracts should be between 400 and 500 words (exclusive of references) and should state research questions, approach, method, data and (expected) results. Authors may submit a maximum of two abstracts if at least one of these is co-authored. The deadline for submissions is 15 December 2013. Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously; notifications of acceptance will be sent out by the end of January 2014. Please submit abstracts through the abstract submission system.  


Proposals for pre-conference workshops should be send directly to the organizers at

We are looking forward to an exciting programme!

The ICAME 35 team


The University of Nottingham
University Park

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5900
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