Conferences in English Language and Linguistics

Members of ISLE are cordially invited to announce conferences, workshops, symposia, etc. on our website in accordance with the aims of ISLE.

Note: ISLE is not responsible for the accuracy of announcements posted by members. If you spot an error you may email the moderator, the VP for the Profession.

Forthcoming events:

International symposium Spoken Language Across Time

The purpose of the symposium is to celebrate the launch of the London–Lund Corpus 2 (LLC–2) of spoken British English, half a century after the launch of the first London–Lund Corpus.

20 - 20 September 2019
Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Organised by Nele Põldvere, Victoria Johansson and Carita Paradis

BICLCE 2019 (8th Biennial International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English)

The aim of the BICLCE conference is to encourage communication and academic cross-fertilization between researchers working on all aspects of contemporary English.

26 - 28 September 2019
University of Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
Organised by Manfred Krug (Chair of English Linguistics), Jenny Herzky, Gabriele Knappe, Katrin Landwehr, Heinrich Ramisch, Katharina Scheiner, Julia Schlüter, Ole Schützler, Lukas Sönning, Fabian Vetter, Valentin Werner

Workshop at BICLCE: Language and space in megacities – Developing an agenda for comparative research expired

Please find the call for papers by following the link below and send your abstract (500 words including references) to before 31/01/2019.

26 - 28 September 2019
University of Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
Organised by Carolin Biewer, Ninja Schulz, Marie-Christin Himmel, Lisa Lehnen


Myth-making and Myth-busting in and about Late Modern English Invited Keynote speakers: Raymond Hickey (Duisburg-Essen), Juhani Klemola (Tampere), Linda Mitchell (SJSU)

07 - 09 May 2020
Catania - SDS di Lingue e Letterature Straniere , Ragusa Ibla, Italy
Organised by Proff. Massimo Sturiale, Marina Dossena, Nicholas Brownlees and Giovanni Iamartino

ISLE 6: Evolving English and the Digital Era (6) expired

03 - 06 June 2020
Website: tba
University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland
Organised by ISLE

Save the date: Methods in Dialectology XVII (2020) (.)

This is an early announcement/save the date for Methods XVII, to be held at JGU Mainz in August 2020. Preliminary dates are Aug. 3-7, 2020.

03 - 07 August 2020
Website: no url yet
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
Organised by Susanne Wagner et al.

Methods in Dialectology XVII – Mainz, Aug. 3-7, 2020

Methods conferences include the whole spectrum of regional, historical, and social language variation. The Methods series welcomes contributions investigating any of the world’s languages.

03 - 07 August 2020
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
Organised by Department of English Language & Linguistics, FB 05, JGU Mainz