Welcome to AntLab! Please check out my recent and upcoming events, and if you see me at a conference please remember to say hello. Also, my software tools are getting quite a lot of attention recently. So, please make sure you visit the software page to get the latest versions of AntConc, AntWordProfiler, and my other tools.

ESP Journal Special Issue on ESP in Asia

In January of 2014, a special issue of the ESP Journal , was dedicated to ESP in Asia. I jointly guest edited this special issue with An Cheng.

Awarded National Prize from JAECS

On September 29, 2012, I was awarded the National Prize of the Japan Association of English Corpus Studies (JAECS) for contributions to the field of corpus linguistics including the creation of AntConc, AntWordProfiler, and other software tools. I am very honored and would like to thank the JAECS Board and the members of JAECS for this wonderful award.

Recent and Upcoming Events

  • Invited lecture: October 8, 2014
    • Anthony, L. (2014, October). New AntLab Corpus Tools for English Language Researchers, Teachers, and Learners. Invited lecture given at The University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK.
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  • Plenary Speaker: September 13-14, 2014
    • Anthony, L. (2014, September). Views on the Future of ESP in Asia. Plenary speech given at the Workshop on ESP Professional Development, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Tainan, Taiwan.
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  • Plenary Speaker: July 20-23 2014
    • Anthony, L. (2014, July). A View to the Future in Corpus Tools Development. Plenary speech given at the 11th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference (TALC 11), Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK.
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  • Plenary Speaker: April, 2014
    • Anthony, L. (2014, July). A View to the Future Demystifying ESP at the Tertiary Level: A Review and Critique of Past and Present Views and a Proposal for the Future. Plenary speech given at the 5th Annual Conference of China’s Educational Linguistics Association, School of Foreign Languages and Literature, Yunnan Normal University, Yunnan, China..
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