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14th Warwick International Postgraduate Conference in Applied Linguistics (28th - 29th June 2011)

 [Posted on 24th June] The final version of the PG Conference programme and the abstracts are available on the website. Please refer to the latest files before deciding which sessions to attend. Thank you very much.

The Postgraduate Conference aims to offer the opportunity for postgraduate students from various areas in language teaching and applied linguistics from any institution to present their research, to attend experts' keynote presentations, to meet peers who engage in similar research activities, to practise their presentation skills, and to get valuable feedback on their research.

This year will see our successful pre-conference workshops on the previous day by distinguished researchers from our Centre which will cover various aspects of research methodology and research themes. We welcome anyone to attend the workshops.

Date and Location

  • Date

Pre-Conference Workshops (PCWs)

Tuesday 28th June 2011 (9.00AM - 6.30PM)



WEDNESDAY 29TH JUNE 2011 (9.00am - 6.00pm)

PCWs: Room R0.12, Ramphal Building, Central campus


PG Conference: Room S0.21, Social sciences Building, Central campus in the morning

Room r0.14, r1.04, r1.13, r1.15, Ramphal Building, Central campus in the Afternoon

University of Warwick, coventry, uk
Please note that the university is in Coventry, not in Warwick. Click here for more information on the location, click here for a map of the campus, and click here for accommodation.



  • Speakers for the PCWs (Tuesday 28th June 2011)

Malcolm McDonald (University of Warwick) "A short history of systems of thought - and their consequences"

Steve Mann (University of Warwick) "Reflexivity of researcher's role: how should researchers present themselves in their theses?"

Ema Ushioda (University of Warwick) "Cherry-picking and anecdotalism - how not to report research"

Annamaria Pinter (University of Warwick) "Dilemmas in conducting research with younger language learners"

Stephanie Schnurr (University of Warwick) "Exploring professional discourse"

  • Keynote speakers for the PG Conference (Wednesday 29th June 2011)

Prof Jennifer Jenkins (University of Southampton) "English as a Lingua Franca: the research agenda moves on ...­"

Prof Winnie Cheng (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)"What can I do with a corpus?"

Call for Papers (for PG Conference only, not for PCWs)

We welcome presentations from any area in language teaching and applied linguistics. We will categorise the abstracts into five main research areas in line with the Centre for Applied Linguistics' research groups. The call for papers has now closed.

5 themes

Conference OrganisersThe PG Conference and the PCWs are organised by postgraduate students under the auspices of staff members in the Centre for Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick. Click here for conference organisers.

Contact Us

Claudia Harsch C dot Harsch at warwick dot ac dot uk

The Centre for Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
Tel: +44 (0)24 76523200
Fax: +44 (0)24 76524318

  • Important Dates

Monday 9th May 2011: Abstract submission closes.
Monday 30th May 2011: Early bird registration closes.
Monday 13th June 2011: Online registration closes.
  • Fees

Pre-Conference Workshops (PCWs): 18.00 GBP (15.00 for early bird)

PG Conference: 18.00 GBP (15.00 for early bird)

Free for all Centre for Applied Linguistics staff members and students.

  • Downloads

(PDF Document)Programme for 29th June

(PDF Document)Abstracts for 29th June

(Word Document)Programme for 28th June-PCWs

(Word Document)Abstracts for 28th June-PCWs

(PDF Document)Poster

(PDF   Document)Campus Map

(PDF   Document)Second Call for Papers

(PDF   Document)Call for Papers

more to come soon

  • Sponsors

We are grateful for the following institutions to support our conference:

Taylor and Francis

The University of Warwick



Centre for Applied Linguistics

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