LINGUIST List 30.1809

Sat Apr 27 2019

Calls: English; Text/Corpus Linguistics/United Kingdom

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Date: 23-Apr-2019
From: Sheena Gardner <>
Subject: BAWE 10 Years On: a Symposium
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Full Title: BAWE 10 Years On: a Symposium

Date: 07-Jun-2019 - 08-Jun-2019
Location: London England, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Hilary Nesi
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 06-May-2019

Meeting Description:

The British Academic Written English (BAWE) corpus was completed and deposited with the ESRC and Oxford Text Archive in 2008. Since then the corpus and the genre family classification developed from the corpus have been widely used around the world for teaching, learning materials and research.
The aim of the symposium is to share information and ideas about the ways in which BAWE and the BAWE genre family classification have been used by researchers and practitioners.

If you would like to attend the symposium please go to to complete a short survey on your use of BAWE in your educational practice and/or research. This will lead to registration, which is free on a first come basis. You can attend on Friday afternoon or on Saturday, or on both days. Registration closes May 31, 2019.

BAWE 10 Years On symposium at the Coventry University London Campus takes place on the afternoon of Friday 7, June and all day Saturday 8th June 2019. There will be five invited speakers:

- Friday afternoon; Mick O’Donnell and Tom Cobb,
- Saturday: Peter Crosthwaite, Ursula Wingate and Shari Dureshahwar Lughmani.

Plus a number of additional presentations.

Call for Papers:

There are some spaces for additional presentations, so if you would like to share your own work relating to the symposium theme please send a proposal of not more than 300 words to Hilary Nesi: by May 6, 2019.

You will be notified of the outcome by May 13, 2019.

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