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:

SHEL-11 Studies in the History of the English Language (11) expired

SHEL returns to Bloomington, Indiana, and the campus of Indiana University for its 11th Biennial Meeting, May 8–11, 2019, and so does the (co-josted) Dictionary Society of North America (DSNA).

08 - 11 May 2019
Indiana University, Bloomington, United States
Organised by Michael Adams

International Conference on Historical Medical Discourse (CHIMED-2)

The conference focuses on multidisciplinary research into European historical medical discourse. Studies drawing from linguistics, literary studies and history, among others, are welcome.

10 - 12 June 2019
University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Organised by Carla Suhr, Irma Taavitsainen, Turo Hiltunen

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.