About CL2023

Welcome to the twelfth international Corpus Linguistics conference (CL2023)! This series of conferences began in 2001 with an event celebrating the career of Professor Geoffrey Leech, on the occasion of his retirement.

CL2023 will be held at Lancaster University from Monday 3rd July to Thursday 6th July 2023.

The main conference will be preceded by a workshop day on Sunday 2nd July. The 2023 Lancaster Summer Schools in Corpus Linguistics will also take place in the week before the conference.

Lancaster university badge superimposed over a photo of the river and bridge close to the city.

  • A view of the street leading up to Lancaster Castle.
  • A view of Lancaster city from the castle at night.
  • Lily pads on Lake Carter in the sunshine.
  • A tree lined Zebra crossing on campus in the sun.
  • Lancaster campus building.
  • Lancaster campus woodland pods.
  • Lake Carter on campus in the winter.
  • A bright sunset at the beach, with tracks in the sand.

This conference is an in person event, with the opportunity for attendees to watch the conference online for free. For more information on in person and online registration, please see our Registration page.