8th Biennial IVACS Conference – June 2016 – Call for Papers

The 8th Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies (IVACS) International Conference 2016  Theme: Corpora and Context  Bath Spa University, UK June 16 – 17, 2016  Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Ivor Timmis, Leeds Beckett University Alison Sealey, Lancaster University Call for papers: The aim of the conference is to continue the success of the previous seven IVACS conferences held at the Universities of Limerick (2002, 2008), Belfast, (2004), and Nottingham (2006), Edinburgh (2010), Leeds (2012) and Newcastle (2014). The theme of the conference is corpora and context and is intended to draw our attention to the important role context plays in language variation. We are particularly interested in papers which draw on applied corpus research in the following areas, though these are in no way exclusive: Corpus Linguistics and Applied Linguistics (data-driven learning; learner corpora; testing; teacher education; non-native speakers of English/English as an International Language (EIL)/English as a Lingua Franca (ELF). Corpus Linguistics …

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