Conference Announcement – First Call for Papers

The Seventh Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies (IVACS) Conference Corpus Linguistics: Past, Present and Future? - Newcastle University, UK (June 19 – 21, 2014) Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Michael McCarthy, University of Nottingham Ronald Carter, University of Nottingham Brona Murphy, University of Edinburgh Dawn Knight, Newcastle University Tony McEnery, Lancaster University Andrew Wilson, Lancaster University Call for papers: The aim of the conference is to continue the success of the previous six IVACS conferences held at the Universities of Limerick (2002, 2008), Belfast, (2004), and Nottingham (2006), Edinburgh (2010) and Leeds (2012). The theme of the conference is intended to draw our attention to some of the challenges and opportunities which Corpus Linguistics has encountered, continues to encounter and may well encounter in the future. It is hoped that the conference will offer a snapshot of the various perspectives which corpus linguistics provides within and beyond the field of applied linguistics. We are …

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