LAEL Postgraduate Conference 2024

JKP-140620-9044We are pleased to announce the 18th annual Lancaster Linguistics and English Language Postgraduate Conference which will take place in person on the 21st of June 2024 at Lancaster University.

This conference is designed to give linguistics postgraduates from various areas in linguistics an opportunity to present and discuss their research in an informal and intellectually stimulating setting. The conference is organised by postgraduate students under the auspices of the Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University.

Registration status: Open

Plenary speakers

We are proud to present the keynote speakers from Lancaster University:


Dr. Claire HardakerĀ 

Dr. Claire Hardaker is an expert in aggression, deception, and manipulation in computer-mediated communication (CMC) for evidential, investigative, and intelligence purposes. She tends to use a forensic linguistic approach, based on a corpus linguistic methodology, but her research is multidisciplinary and covers many fields, such as psychology, law, and computer science.

Professor Tony McEnery

Professor Tony McEnery is a distinguished professor of English language and Linguistics. He undertakes research using corpus linguistics in a range of areas across theoretical and applied linguistics. He has worked on projects in a wide range of languages, including Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish.

Conference programme

LAEL Conference Programme 2024

Conference essentials pack

LAEL Conference Essentials packĀ