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Aarts, BasUCL, United KingdomPredicative for
Anderwald, LieselotteUniversity of Kiel, GermanyGETTING ACQUAINTED, MARRIED, DRESSED and SHAVED: Passives or not?
Arndt-Lappe, SabineHeinrich-Heine Universität Duesseldorf, GermanyTo boldly split where almost everyone has split before! A corpus study of VP adverbial positions in American English
Bell, Melanie JeanAnglia Ruskin University, United KingdomAn empirical foundation for the distinction between morphology and syntax in Present-day English
Bell, Melanie Jean (1); Arndt-Lappe, Sabine (2)1: Anglia Ruskin University, United Kingdom; 2: Heinrich-Heine-Universität DüsseldorfAn analogical theory of word-formation
Bohmann, AxelThe University of Texas at Austin, USAEnquoting voices on Twitter: A multi-local analysis of be + like in computer-mediated discourse
Braber, NatalieNottingham Trent University, United Kingdom‘Happeh in Lestah’: Language Change in the East Midlands
Bruckmaier, ElisabethLMU Munich, GermanyA semasiological-syntactic approach to GET in World Englishes
Burridge, Kate; Musgrave, SimonMonash University, AustraliaIt’s speaking Australian English we are: Irish features in nineteenth century Australia
Calabrese, RitaUniversity of Salerno, ItalyThe dynamics of language formation and change in a complex multilingual context: The case of Indian English
Childs, ClaireNewcastle University, United KingdomNot or no? Variation in sentential negation across varieties of Northern British English
Ciraud-Lanoue, Perrine DanièleUniversité de Poitiers – FoReLL (E.A. 3816), FranceIt’s all figured out! Out and the expression of a resulting state in phrasal verbs
Curzan, AnneUniversity of Michigan, United States of AmericaSlash: New Technology and a New Conjunction?
D'hoedt, Frauke; De Smet, Hendrik; Cuyckens, HubertUniversity of Leuven, BelgiumEnglish small clauses: The life and perambulations of a construction
Davydova, JuliaUniversität Mannheim, GermanyIndian English Quotatives in a Diachronic Perspective
Deuber, DagmarUniversity of Muenster, Germany“The globalisation of vernacular variation“ meets Creole: quotative be like in Trinidad
Diemer, Stefan; Brunner, Marie-Louise; Schmidt, SelinaUniversität des Saarlandes, GermanyStarting Skype conversations: Pragmatic features and strategies in an International English context
Durham, MercedesCardiff University, United KingdomTapping into linguistic attitudes with twitter: how #sexy is the Welsh accent?
Eberle, NicoleUniversity of Zurich, SwitzerlandBuilding Bridges into the Caribbean and Beyond: Reassessing the Typological Status of Bermudian English
Ehret, KatharinaAlbert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, GermanyBridging the gap: An information-theoretic approach to analyse linguistic complexity trends of morphosyntactic structures in English texts
Eitelmann, MatthiasJohannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, GermanyEnd-Weight as a Balance Principle, Or: How Much Weight does the End Need?
Fanego, TeresaUniversity of Santiago de Compostela, SpainMultiple sources in language change: the emergence of English ACC-ing gerundives
Fernández-Pena, YolandaUniversity of Vigo, SpainVerbal agreement with collectives taking of-dependents: a corpus-based analysis
Filppula, Markku JUniversity of Eastern Finland, FinlandHAVE TO vs. HAVE GOT TO in British and Irish English(es)
Flambard, GabrielUniversité Paris Diderot, FranceOn the compositionality of the VP anaphor "do it"
Flowerdew, John LeslieCity University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R. (China)Quantitative behaviour of signalling nouns in academic discourse
Flowerdew, Lynne J.formerly of HKUST, Hong Kong S.A.R. (China)Researching Academic Writing in the Era of Globalisation: The contribution of corpora
Fronhofer, Nina-MariaAugsburg University, GermanyWriter's stance and the use of passives in the context of negative evaluations
Gilquin, GaëtanelleUniversity of Louvain - FNRS, BelgiumDiscourse markers in EFL and ESL: Building a bridge between SLA and contact linguistics
Green, EugeneBoston University, United States of AmericaPragmatics of you wanna in the World’s Englishes
Grône, Maryse; (Miller, Philip)Paris Diderot University - Université Paris Diderot, FranceResultatives and the causative/inchoative alternation: the role of volitionality
Grône, Maryse; Miller, PhilipParis Diderot University - Université Paris Diderot, FranceSyntax and pragmatics in the interpretation of English transitive resultative constructions
Grue, Dustin EliasUniversity of British Columbia, CanadaAn approach to measuring term collocability in a corpus
Gut, Ulrike (1); Pillai, Stefanie (2)1: University of Münster, Germany; 2: Universiti di Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaQuestion intonation in Malaysian English
Haas, FlorianFriedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, GermanyThe recent history of human impersonal pronouns: a corpus study
Hackert, StephanieUniversity of Munich (LMU), GermanyRecent grammatical change in Caribbean English: A corpus-based study of Bahamian newswriting
Hinrichs, LarsThe University of Texas at Austin, United States of AmericaImmigration and dialect mixture: The variable uptake of stereotyped dialect features in the speech of diaspora community insiders and in crossing
Hinrichs, Lars (1); Szmrecsanyi, Benedikt (2)1: The University of Texas at Austin, United States of America; 2: University of LeuvenWhich-hunting and the Standard English relative clause: A case of institutionally backed colloquialization
Hirano, Keiko (1); Britain, David (2)1: University of Kitakyushu, Japan; 2: University of Bern, SwitzerlandAccommodation, dialect contact and grammatical variation: verbs of obligation in the Anglophone community in Japan
Hoffmann, Thomas (1); Trousdale, Graeme (2)1: University of Osnabrueck, Germany; 2: University of Edinburgh, UKThe Diachronic Development of English Comparative Correlative Constructions
Hofmann, Matthias (1); Wagner, Susanne (2)1: Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany; 2: University of Oxford, United KingdomThe role of frequency in a regular sound change revisited
Hundt, Marianne (1); Schneider, Gerold (1); Seoane, Elena (2)1: University of Zurich, Switzerland; 2: University of Vigo, SpainWho is more active and involved? A corpus-based approach to voice in academic Englishes
Iyeiri, Yoko (1); Yaguchi, Michiko (2); Baba, Yasumasa (3)1: Kyoto University, Japan; 2: Setsunan University, Japan; 3: Institute of Statistical Mathematics, JapanNegation and Speech Style in Professional American English
Jansen, SandraUniversity of Brighton, United KingdomExploring Convergence Tendencies in the Far North of England
Julia, Homann; Plag, Ingo; Gero, KunterHeinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, GermanyAgainst homophony: The acoustic properties of English {s} morphemes
Kaltenböck, GuntherUniversity of Vienna, AustriaOn insubordination: form, function and development of insubordinate if-clauses
Karlsson, MonicaHalmstad University, SwedenDoes audiovisual contextualization of L2 idioms enhance students’ comprehension and retention?
Keizer, EvelienUniversity of Vienna, AustriaThe "The X is" construction in English and Dutch: a Functional Discourse Grammar account
Kirk, John M.Independent Researcher, Belfast, United KingdomThe Mandative Subjunctive and Linguistic Change: Where does Irish Standard English Fit In?
Kohnen, ThomasCologne University, GermanyChange from below? Evidence from Early Modern English genre networks
Koops, Chris (1); Lohmann, Arne (2)1: University of New Mexico, USA; 2: University of Vienna, AustriaOperationalizing the function of discourse markers via sequencing constraints: the case of English so
Kranich, SvenjaUniversity of Mainz, GermanyRecent changes in epistemic modal marking in written English
Kretzschmar, William (1,2); Juuso, Ilkka (2)1: University of Georgia, United States of America; 2: University of Oulu, FinlandMeasurement of Emergence in Computer Simulation of Speech
Krug, Manfred; Schützler, Ole; Werner, ValentinUniversity of Bamberg, GermanyMapping lexical choices in varieties of English: Integrating typological profiles and questionnaire data
Laitinen, MikkoLinnaeus University, SwedenOngoing changes in English modals: On the developments in advanced L2 use of English
Lehmann, Hans MartinUniversity of Zurich, SwitzerlandGrammatical variation and lexical preference in the complementation of 'provide'.
Leimgruber, Jakob R. E.University of Freiburg, GermanyEnglish language policy in multilingual polities: promotion in Singapore, demotion in Quebec, and indifference in Wales
Lewis, DianaUniversity of Aix Marseille, FranceSource-oriented directional particles in Modern English
Lubbers, ThijsThe University of Edinburgh, United KingdomIn Search of Period-Specific Styles in the History of English: Equine Manuals as a Sub-Register of Instructional Writing
MacKenzie, Ian L.University of Geneva, SwitzerlandWill English as a lingua franca impact on native English?
Maekelberghe, Charlotte; Fonteyn, Lauren; Heyvaert, LiesbetK.U. Leuven, BelgiumIndefinite and bare nominal gerunds from Middle to Present-day English – exploiting the nominal paradigm?
Mahlberg, Michaela; Stockwell, Peter; Sikveland, ReinUniversity of Nottingham, United KingdomFictional speech and mind-modelling in Dickens
Makino, TakehikoChuo University, JapanVowel and consonant patterns of Japanese speakers’ English: A study based on English Read by Japanese Phonetic Corpus
Mantlik, AnnetteHeidelberg University, GermanyVerbal Hygiene in 19th-century British Grammars
Mato-Míguez, BeatrizUniversidade de Santiago de Compostela, SpainBetween grammar and discourse: the variation between imperatives and insubordinated if-clauses in spoken English
Meierkord, ChristianeRuhr-Universität Bochum, GermanyInteractions across Englishes – recent sociophonetic evidence from Uganda
Miller, Philip H.Université Paris Diderot, FranceDiscourse conditions on the choice between verbal anaphors with orphan complements in English
Miura, AyumiKansai Gaidai UniversityRevisiting Levin's (1993) 'orphan verbs' and 'captain verbs' from a diachronic perspective
Moehlig-Falke, RuthHeidelberg University, GermanyThe early English middle-reflexive and the expression of empathy: An instance of typological shift in the pragmatic domain?
Mondorf, BrittaUniversity of Mainz, GermanyA Transitivity Bias in Second Language Acquisition?
Mora, Raúl AlbertoUniversidad Pontificia Bolivariana, ColombiaNew forms of English language use in Medellín, Colombia: An analysis of two studies.
Musgrave, Simon; Burridge, KateMonash University, AustraliaBastards and buggers – Historical snapshots of Australian English swearing patterns
Nevalainen, Terttu; Säily, Tanja; Vartiainen, TuroUniversity of Helsinki, FinlandUpcoming resource: an online Language Change Database
Nykiel, JoannaUniversity of Silesia, PolandGradience in grammar: the ellipsis alternation
Osawa, FuyoHosei University, JapanContributors and Free Riders in Grammaticalization
Payne, JohnUniversity of Manchester, United KingdomAdjectives and the complement-modifier distinction
Pentrel, MeikeOsnabrück University, Germany“but am resolved to alter it, if matters prove otherwise than I would have them” - Cognitive Strategies and the Ordering of Conditional Clauses in Early Modern English
Perez-Inofuentes, Danae MariaUniversity of Zurich, SwitzerlandVestiges of English in Paraguay
Poplack, Shana; Kastronic, LauraUniversity of Ottawa, CanadaBe that as it may: The unremarkable trajectory of the (North) American English subjunctive
Rado, JaninaUniversität Frankfurt, GermanyFronted demonstratives in reverse wh-clefts and Topicalization
Ramisch, HeinrichUniversity of Bamberg, GermanySpoken vs. Written: Analysing past tense and past participle forms in standard varieties of English
Richard, Jean-Pierre JosephTokyo Woman's Christian University, JapanHow is globalization perceived by Japanese university students?
Ronan, PatriciaUniversity of Lausanne, SwitzerlandVariation in article use in English Light Verb Constructions
Schleef, Erik (1); Turton, Danielle (2)1: University of Manchester, United Kingdom; 2: University of Manchester, United KingdomMonophthongisation of ‘like’ in two British capitals: effects of function, context and frequency
Schleef, Erik; Flynn, NicholasUniversity of Manchester, United KingdomRegional diversity in social perceptions of (ing)
Schneider, AgnesUniversity of Freiburg, GermanyFuture Time Marking in Ghanaian English: On the Role of Discourse Conventions and Collocational Patterns
Schneider, GeroldUniversity of Zurich, SwitzerlandUsing computational linguistic models for descriptive linguistics and psycholinguistics
Schneider, UlrikeUniversity of Mainz, GermanyMulti-word frequency effects in speech: Hesitation placement in the verb phrase
Schramm, AndreasHamline University, United States of AmericaSubtleties of Grammar-Cued Aspect: Cognitive Evidence from Native and Non-Native Speakers
Schützler, OleUniversity of Bamberg, GermanyConstructional change in written and spoken American English: The concessive markers 'notwithstanding', 'in spite of' and 'despite'
Semenenko, Galyna M.Kyiv National Linguistic University, UkraineAbsolute participial clauses in Early Modern English: a sociolinguistic study
Severin, Alyssa AnneMonash University, Australia“Zombie rule that I don’t live by”: measuring language attitudes with a changing yardstick.
Shibasaki, ReijirouMeiji University, JapanA diachronic approach to shell noun constructions: With a focus on the fact is (that)
Siebers, LuciaUniversity of Regensburg, GermanyThe evolution of African American English(es): New evidence from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
Staicov, AdinaUniversity of Zurich, SwitzerlandMorpho-syntactic variability and ethnic identity construction in the Chinese American community of San Francisco Chinatown
Stickle, Trini; Wanner, AnjaUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison, United States of AmericaProductive or formulaic: Syntactic patterns in the speech of persons with dementia
Stojakovic, NatasaUniversity of Sarajevo, Faculty of Philosophy, Bosnia and HerzegovinaThe use of mood in adverbial clauses in Early Modern English
Taavitsainen, IrmaUniversity of Helsinki, FinlandTexts on eighteenth-century medical topics: professional and lay practices
Timofeeva, OlgaUniversity of Zurich, SwitzerlandRacist discourse in Anglo-Saxon England? Strategies of outgroup construction
Torikai, Shin'ichiro (1); Tamaruya, Masayuki (2)1: College of Intercultural Communication, Rikkyo University, Japan; 2: College of Law, Rikkyo University, JapanA Corpus-based Legal English Dictionary for Non-native English Speaking Law Professionals
van de Pol, Nikki; Cuyckens, HubertKU Leuven, BelgiumBranching out: a diachronic prototype approach to the development of the English absolute
Vassileva, IrenaNew Bulgarian University, BulgariaDesired versus Imposed Bilingualism? Urban Linguistic Landscaping in Germany and Bulgaria.
Vergaro, CarlaUniversity of Perugia, ItalyOf allegations, claims, promises and vows: A corpus-based study of English illocutionary shell nouns
Wagner, Susanne Evans (1); Tagliamonte, Sali A. (2)1: Michigan State University; 2: University of Toronto, CanadaIncrementation in adolescence: Tapping the force that drives linguistic change
Weber, PiaGoethe Universität Frankfurt am Main, GermanyFunctional and stylistic preferences in English and German
Westphal, MichaelUniversity of Muenster, GermanyLinguistic destandardization processes in Jamaican radio
Winkle, ClaudiaFreiburg University, GermanyThe syntax of spoken English: a cross-varietal perspective on left dislocation and fronting constructions
Wolk, ChristophAlbert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, GermanyBottom-up dialectology
Wulfert, JohannaUniversity of Münster, GermanyLanguage attitudes on the move - beyond exonormativity & endonormativity?
Yankova, DianaNew Bulgarian University, BulgariaLegal linguistics: the interdisciplinary paradigm of legal English
Zehentner, EvaUniversity of Vienna, AustriaEvolutionary pragmatics and the case of verbs like to cope (with)
Zerner, DanielUniversity of Muenster, Germany, GermanyWord-Formation in West African English


Bick, Eckhard (2); Eriksson, Andreas (3); Kauppinen, Asko (1); Olsson, Leif-Jöran (4); Sloetjes, Han (5); Wiktorsson, Maria (1); Wärnsby, Anna (1)1: Malmö University, Sweden; 2: University of Southern Denmark; 3: Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden; 4: Gothenburg University, Sweden; 5: The Language Archive, Max Planck Institute for PsycholinguisticsTHE MALMÖ UNIVERSITY-CHALMERS CORPUS OF ACADEMIC WRITING AS A PROCESS (MUCH): RESULTS FROM WORK IN PROGRESS
Coto Villalibre, EduardoUniversity of Santiago de Compostela, SpainFrom verbal to adjectival participial constructions with get: an examination of the passive gradient in World Englishes
Grafmiller, Jason; Heller, Benedikt; Roethlisberger, Melanie; Szmrecsanyi, BenediktUniversity of Leuven, BelgiumExploring probabilistic grammar(s) in varieties of English around the world
Hundt, Marianne; Zipp, Lena; Huber, AndréUniversity of Zurich, SwitzerlandAttitudes towards Varieties of English in Fiji
Lewińska, Joanna IzabelaWarsaw University, PolandTeachers’ attitudes towards models of English as a lingua franca
Meier, StefanieUniversity of Basel, SwitzerlandBeyond borders: agency and mobility through the appropriation of English in the Philippines
Pan, Tzu-wenNational Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan, Republic of ChinaLanguage Variation and Change: the case of silent l in English
Rüdiger, SofiaUniversity of Bayreuth, GermanyExplaining Emerging Patterns: A Corpus-Based Study of the Koreanization of English
Suzuki, DaisukeJapan Society for the Promotion of Science, JapanForm and function of the modal adverbs in Present-day English
Tadevosyan, GayanePrivate Entrepreneur "Gayane Tadevosyan", ArmeniaAn Investigation of the Relationship Between Linguistic Features of Spoken English and English Learning Experiences of Armenian Learners of English