Call for Papers

We invite postgraduate students to submit abstracts for presentations on any area of linguistics, theoretical or applied.

Abstract Submission Guideline

To apply to take part in the Intellectual Party/ LAEL postgraduate conference in linguistics and language teaching you need to submit a 250 word abstract of your research/presentation by the deadline of 8 April 2017. Click here to submit your abstract.

The deadline is Saturday 8 April 2017. No late submissions will be accepted. All submissions will be blind peer-reviewed. Note that we can ONLY accept abstracts from postgraduate students. We are unable to consider abstracts from authors whose doctoral awards have already been made.

Accepted abstracts will be allotted 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.

Information to register for the conference will be available later.

Key Dates

First call for abstracts

  • Abstracts must be received by: Wednesday 1 March
  • Notification of acceptance: Friday 24 March

Second call for abstracts

  • Abstracts must be received by: Saturday 8 April
  • Notification of acceptance: as soon as possible

Registration deadline: Friday 21 April

Conference: Monday 26 June

Publication Guidelines

Speakers will also be invited to submit their papers for publication in Papers from the Lancaster University Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching. This is a peer-reviewed, open-access online publication featuring full papers from the annual Lancaster University Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching. For previous years’ publications please visit the Papers from LAEL PG