ISLE 5 Conference Workshops

The ISLE 5 Conference will take place from 17-20 July 2018.

Nine workshops will take place on the first day of the Conference, 17 July.


1. The “quantitative crisis”, cumulative science, and English linguistics

Lukas Sönning & Valentin Werner (University of Bamberg, Germany)

2. Varieties of English in the Indo-Pacific—English in Contact (VEIP-EIC)

Sociocultural Motivations of Language Use: Englishes of the Indo-Pacific Region

Kate Burridge (Monash University), Haidee Kruger, Pam Peters (Macquarie University, Australia)

3. Investigating stance constructions

Gunther Kaltenböck (University of Vienna, Austria), María José López-Couso & Belén Méndez-Naya (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain)

4. English as a Lingua Franca: Focus on Nonstandard Forms and Non-Elite Domains

Axel Bohmann & Christian Mair (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany)

5. Historical Semantics in the 21st Century

Marc Alexander (Glasgow University), Kathryn Allan (University College London), Fraser Dallachy (Glasgow University), Seth Mehl (University of Sheffield), Justyna Robinson (University of Sussex) & Louise Sylvester (University of Westminster, UK)

6. Theoretical Approaches to the Study of World Englishes

Debra Ziegeler (University of Paris III, France) & Bao Zhiming (National University of Singapore)

7. Grammatical Information in Dictionaries of English

Bas Aarts (University College London) & Kate Wild (Oxford English Dictionary, UK)

8. English and Japanese as seen from the three-tier model of language use

Yukio Hirose (University of Tsukuba, Japan) & the English Linguistic Society of Japan

Important dates


15 September 2017 Deadline for workshop proposals
15 November 2017 Workshop proposals accepted and notified
1 March 2018 Deadline for submission of workshop abstracts
17 July 2018 Conference starts — Workshops held

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