First Two Day International Conference on Theory, Method and Practice in Corpus Linguistics


Corpus Research Centre (CRC), Faculty of Social Sciences, envisions promoting teaching and research of corpus linguistics in Pakistan by engaging local and foreign experts of the field. In this regard, CRC has launched first research journal of corpus linguistics in Pakistan named Corporum: Journal of Corpus Linguistics. In addition, CRC has organized hands-on trainings, seminars and project exhibition at national level. More importantly, CRC has built Pakistan National Corpus of English (PNCE) which will be launched in the upcoming conference.


Conference Themes


CRC in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) is hosting the First Two Day International Conference on Theory, Method and Practice in Corpus Linguistics at Air University, Islamabad on 22-23 April, 2019. The themes mentioned below aim to discuss theoretical underpinnings, methods and applications of corpus linguistics in research and pedagogy. The abstracts may be submitted focusing on following themes:


  • Corpus as a methodology
  • Corpus as theory
  • Corpus as practice
  • Corpora and phonology
  • Corpora and english language teaching
  • Corpus stylistics
  • Corpus pragmatics
  • Corpus statistics
  • Literary approaches to corpora
  • Language tools
  • Corpora and discourse analysis
  • Corpora and language acquisition & learning
  • Corpora and lexicography
  • Corpora and pragmatics
  • Corpora and sociolinguistics
  • Corpora and translation studies
  • Corpora and the web
  • Corpora and natural language processing
  • Corpora and machine translation
  • New technologies and methods in corpus analysis
  • Theoretical issues in corpus analysis