23rd/Detroit: “Separated by a Common Language? The complicated relationship between American & British English.” Wayne State University,5057 Woodward #10302 (Maccabees 10th Floor), 2pm. Free and open to the public.
25th/Champaign-Urbana, IL: The Magic Words: Please and Thank You in British and American English. University of Illinois, Lincoln Hall Rm 1000, 4pm. Free and open to the public.
9th/Brighton, UK: Who framed American English? Inaugural professorial lecture. 9 May 2018, 18.00, Chowen Lecture Theatre, Medical School, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton. Free and open to the public, but requires booking.
16th/London: Institute of Translation and Interpreting. (conference registration required)
20th/Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Annual Linguistics Lecture, Northumbria University. Details to follow.
9th/London: English Grammar Day. British Library. Book now.
17-20th/London: Collywobbles and poppycock: Indexing Britishness for American audiences.
International Society for the Linguistics of English (ISLE) conference. (conference registration required)
8th-10th/Lancaster, UK: UK v US English (workshop).
Society for Editors and Proofreaders conference. (conference registration required)
25th/Folkestone, Kent: as part of ‘American Day’ at the Folkestone Book Festival. Details to follow.