The Third Triennial Conference of ISLE, the International Society for the Linguistics of English, will be organized by the English Department of the University of Zurich, Switzerland, 24-27 August 2014.
The thematic focus of the third ISLE conference is inter- and intra-disciplinary research.
The following keynote speakers have agreed to participate
Prof. Jan Blommaert, Tilburg University Prof. Joan Bresnan, Stanford University Prof. David Britain, University of Berne Prof. Susan M. Fitzmaurice, University of Sheffield Prof. William Foley, University of Sydney
In line with the research profiles of the plenary speakers, we particularly invite contributions in the following areas of research: * English linguistics and globalization * Empirical foundations of syntax, linguistic typology and probabilistic grammar * The interface between dialectology and human geography * English linguistics and literature * Anthropological linguistics and syntactic theory
Submission of abstracts (max. 500 words) is invited via our ConfTool website
Participants can also submit abstracts for some of the workshops directly to the workshop convenors -- details to be found at
Please note that ISLE membership is a prerequisite for participation at the conference. Find out more about ISLE and how to join at
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 December 2013
Contact details: isleweb at es.uzh.ch
We are looking forward to seeing you in Zurich in 2014.
Marianne Hundt (on behalf of the organizing committee)
Christian Mair (on behalf of the ISLE executive)
==== Dr. Gerold Schneider E: gschneid at es.uzh.ch W: http://www.cl.uzh.ch/people/team/gschneid.html