6th Learner Corpus Research conference postponed, 22-24 September 2022


6th International Conference for Learner Corpus Research , Padua, 22-24 September 2022

Due to the uncertainties brought about by the persistence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the LCR2021 organizing committee and the Association of Learner Corpus Linguistics have decided to postpone the sixth LCR biennial conference to 2022.

The LCR conference has been rescheduled for 22-24 September 2022. We will refer to it as LCR2022.

All topics related to learner corpus research are welcome. The following are of particular interest:

  • Language for Academic Purposes;
  • Language for Specific Purposes;
  • English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI);
  • English as a Lingua Franca (ELF);
  • Language Teaching, Assessment and Testing;
  • Learner corpus-based SLA studies;
  • Student translation corpora;
  • Corpora as pedagogical resources;
  • Multimodal learner corpora;
  • Software for learner corpus analysis;
  • Corpus-based transfer studies;
  • Data mining and exploratory approaches to learner corpora;
  • Statistical methods in learner corpus studies.


Confirmed plenary speakers:

Silvia Bernardini (Università di Bologna – Italy)

Anke Lüdeling (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin – Germany)

Hilary Nesi (Coventry University – UK)



The 6th LCR conference is hosted by the Department of Linguistic and Literary Studies, at the University of Padua (Italy).



Erik Castello – erik.castello@unipd.it

Katherine Ackerley – katherine.ackerley@unipd.it

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