Conference Programme

Accepted Papers:

Abdou, Noura. Passivization and the Cognitive Complexity Principle in WEs: The case of finite and non-finite complementation clauses.

Alves-Castro, Maria. 'Why not' and other patterns of negative why-stripping

Beland, Nikolai. The role of variety in the superlative alternation

Bemposta-Rivas, Sofía. The Infinitival Complementation Alternation and Help in American and British Present Day English

Borlongan, Ariane Macalinga & Dita Shirley. Americanization of Asian Englishes

Bouzada-Jabois, Carla. Prototypical ING/ED subjectless supplements in Contemporary English

Broccias, Cristiano & Enrico Torre. The material VVing construction: A corpus-based investigation

Brunner, Thomas. Into-causatives in World Englishes

Calle-Martín, Javier. Orthographic Variation in Some Varieties of English Worldwide: The Case of -ise vs. -ize

Campbell, Rowan. "The Cardiff accent will be gone … we’ll all have British accents": language change in real and apparent time

Dwyer, Mary Ashley. Canada’s Overlooked Variety of English: Variation in New Brunswick’s Anglophone and Francophone Communities

Eldho, Elizabeth. Towards Contextualizing English in South India: Some Evidence of Phonological Variations

Fernández-Pena, Yolanda. Modelling variation in verb number agreement with complex collective subjects: the interplay between morpho-syntactic and lexico-semantic factors

Garcia-Castro, Laura. Bangladesh's position in the Dynamic Model of Postcolonial Englishes and the Extra- and Intra- Territorial Forces Model

Golubkova, Ekaterina & Maria Taymour. Understanding English Humour through cognitive dissonance in mixed metaphors and malaphors

Gustilo, Leah, Aileen Valle & Isabel Vergel. Moves and Metadiscoursal Markers in the Abstracts of Research Articles In Applied Linguistics, Engineering, Medicine, and Business

Hackert, Stephanie & Diana Wengler. Producing cultural authenticity: A soap opera as a source of historical creole data?

Hänsel, Eva. A first approach to Standard English pronunciation in Grenada

Hoffmann, Thomas. You don't see them autotuning the crap out of their songs ... The [V the Ntaboo-word out of]-construction in World Englishes

Horsch, Jakob & Thomas Hoffmann. English Comparative Correlatives: Paratactic vs. Hypotactic Features

Inoue, Tohru. A reconsideration of why to-infinitives

Jansen, Lisa & Anika Gerfer. The Arctic Monkeys Then and Now

Levshina, Natalia. English grammatical alternations and communicative efficiency: An information-theoretic approach based on Generalized Additive Models

Lorenz, David. Could be it's grammaticalization

Loureiro-Porto, Lucía & Cristina Suárez-Gómez. Grammatical variation in Indian English: The role of gender and age

Mahler, Hanna. Emerging modals revisited: Comparing English emerging modals in the spoken BNC1994 and BNC2014

Mair, Christian. The corpus-based study of ongoing grammatical change in English: new data, new concepts

Meer, Philipp & Wiebke Ahlers. An acoustic study of /s/-retraction in Trinidadian English

Morin, Cameron. We might could solve this constituency problem: the Speaker's Choice hypothesis.

Nelson, Brooke. How deep the rabbit hole goes: Interactions between women and men's rights members on social media and dating apps

Palacios Martínez, Ignacio M. The pragmatics of negation in the expression of British teenagers

Pitzl, Marie-Luise. Variation beyond varieties: A micro-diachronic approach to spoken ELF interaction

Rautionaho, Paula & Robert Fuchs. Recent change in stative progressives: Spreading to new semantic domains

Reber, Elisabeth. On Prosody, Phonetics and Construction Grammar: The case of CAN I X, LEˀ ME X, and LEMME X

Romasanta, Raquel P. Negation and the Cognitive Complexity Principle in the English Clausal Complementation System

Ronan, Patricia. Expressive much: the rise of a new expressive marker in American Soap Operas and beyond

Rosen, Anna. Teacher language in the German EFL classroom: a model for spontaneous speech?

Rüdiger, Sofia. Fresh Science, Science Buffs, and Exclusive Science Classes - A Discourse Analysis of Travel Advertising in a Popular Science Magazine

Sánchez Fajardo, José Antonio. Of bohos and froyo: A study of 'CloClo' formations in contemporary English slang

Schiborr, Nils Norman. Quantitative models of referential choice: Lexical anaphora in English

Schmid, Hans-Jörg. Is the pattern that's Adj a construction? The relevance of individual variation.

Schneider, Gerold. Correlations between reading times, collocation and surprisal

Sharifzadeh, Sagie. Lexical DO or auxiliary DO?

Stange, Ulrike. "Holding grudges is so last century"   On the use of GenX so as modifier of nouns and noun phrases

Tizón-Couto, David. Let's try to/and grow a tree: a recursive partitioning approach to particle alternation after base-form try in four ENL varieties.

Truan, Naomi. Finding the Missing Third Person –  A Pragmatic Account on Speech Roles in Interaction

Ugwuanyi, Kingsley. Language attitudes research: Affordances of Acceptability Judgement Task

Vergaro, Carla. Complementation patterns of English illocutionary shell nouns

Westphal, Michael, Johanna Hartmann, Dagmar Deuber, Ka Man Lau & Philipp Meer. Vocalic variation in Standard English spoken by Trinidadian professionals

Wilson, Guyanne. "The Caribbean Community has endorsed" : Agreement with collective nouns in Caribbean Englishes

Wolf, Göran. English in the GDR and GDR English

Zingel, Roman. The grammaticalisation of pronominal man in contemporary grime lyrics


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