August 18-21, 2021 | TU Dortmund University


Participant Information

Please see here for information on general procedures and specificities of workshop, online and on-site presentations.

Book of Abstracts

The complete book of abstracts is now available here.


You can find the program of ICAME42 here.
(Last updated on August 16)

Conference Platform online

We are happy to announce that ICAME42 participants can now register for the conference platform.
More information can be found in the e-mail that was sent to each participant.


You can find the circulars with more information about ICAME42 here:
First circular Second circular Third circular

Plenary speakers

General information

& guidance

We are happy to announce the 42nd ICAME conference organized by the Chairs of English Linguistics at TU Dortmund University taking place August 18-21, 2021. The conference theme is “Crossing Boundaries through Corpora”.

ICAME is an international conference for corpus-based approaches to English. Due to the current situation, ICAME42 is planned as a hybrid on-site and online conference. The following types of presentations will be offered:

1) plenaries, 2) on-site paper presentations, including work-in-progress reports and software demos, 3) recorded paper presentations including work-in progress reports and software demos, 4) research blurbs (onsite: poster/offsite: video clip in which participants present research ideas).


Registration is closed as of August 01. If you have any concerns or inquiries, please contact us via mail.

Students of universities in the UA Ruhr can attend the conference digitally free of charge. Please contact us via mail with proof of matriculation (e.g. your student ID scan) to register.

Conference fees

Early bird discounts are available for registrations made until February 28. Registrations for speakers at the conference are open until May 15.

Workshop information

& call for workshop participation

The following workshops will be taking place at ICAME42 on August 18, 2021. For more information about the details of the workshops, please see their respective CfPs and schedules below.

Plenary speakers


& accommodation

The main conference venue is the Dorint Hotel Dortmund. You can avail of the special conference fee of 89€ per night using the discount code on the confirmation page of the registration form.

Alternatively, you can find different accommodation options through the DortmundTourism website.

Dortmund offers many activities you might be interested in. You can find out what you can do in Dortmund during your stay on the DortmundTourism website.

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