ISLE Conference

ISLE 6: Evolving English and the Digital Era

ISLE 6 will be proudly hosted by the University of Eastern Finland in early June 2020.


The conference is organized by the English section of the University of Eastern Finland in Joensuu on June 3–6, 2020.

Credit: VisitKarelia.fiThe conference theme will be Evolving English and the Digital Era.

We will send the first circular in October, and the conference website with information of the plenary speakers will be open around the same time.

Welcome to Joensuu to enjoy our vibrant university town and cool white Nordic nights of North Karelia! 

Mikko Laitinen and Markku Filppula

Chairs of the organizing committee

Credit: Helka Riionheimo

1st Circular

1st Call for papers: February-March 2019

Proposal deadline for workshops: August 2019

Acceptance letters for workshops: September 2019

Abstract deadline for presentations and posters: October 2019

Acceptance notifications for presentations and posters: December 2019

Conference dates: 3–6 June 2020

Please also visit the conference website for further information:

Photo credits: 1&2:, 3: Helka Riionheimo

Previous ISLE conferences


ISLE 5 took place in London, England from 17 to 20 July 2018.

ISLE 5 Conference website


ISLE 4 took place in Poznan, Poland from 18 to 21 September 2016.

ISLE 4 Conference website


ISLE 3 took place in Zurich, Switzerland from 24 to 27 August 2014.

ISLE 3 Conference website


ISLE 2 took place in Boston, Massachusetts, USA from 17 to 21 June 2011.

ISLE 2 Conference website

ISLE Inaugural Conference

The inaugural conference of ISLE took place in Freiburg, Germany from 8 to 11 October 2008.

ISLE 1 Conference website

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