Call for Papers
The University of Central Lancashire will host the 4th International Conference on Modern Foreign Languages, Linguistics and Literature on 1st June 2017. Our keynote speakers will be Dr Oksana Afitska (University of Sheffield) and Dr Gee Macrory (Manchester Metropolitan University). The conference is open to postgraduate and early-career researchers (within 5-7 years of completion of their PhD) who would like to present their research on any area that falls within modern foreign languages, linguistics and literature.
Paper submission guidelines
Abstracts should be no longer than 400 words (excluding title, keywords, and references) and should be submitted as a word attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org using the participant’s university email. The submission email should contain the participant’s name, affiliation and email address.
The abstract should be written in Times New Roman, 12 pt, single spacing but should not include the author’s name or any other identifying information. The deadline is 15 February 2017.
Papers may be submitted in three strands: research (reporting on data arising from field testing), conceptual (theoretical studies) or poster presentations. No late submissions will be accepted. All submissions will be blind peer-reviewed. Accepted abstracts will be allotted 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.
Information on registering for the conference will be available by 30th April 2015. The conference is free to attend and refreshments will be provided.
Abstract submission: 15 February 2017
Notification to presenters: 1 March 2016
Conference: 1 June 2016
Papers which focus on second language teaching and research, TESOL and applied linguistics will be considered for publication in a special edition of the peer-reviewed Journal of Second Language Teaching and Research (http://pops.uclan.ac.uk/index.php/jsltr/) soon after the conference. Please submit your full papers to the conference email address.
Adelphi Building, School of Journalism, Language and Communication, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR1 2HE.