Lancaster University, July 2015

Call for Papers - CLOSED

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

Abstract Submission Guideline

Abstracts should be no more than 300 words (excluding title, keywords, and references) and should be submitted as a word or PDF attachment to the conference email address ( In your email (not the abstract) please include your name, affiliation and email address. 

The abstract should not include the author’s name or any other identifying information for peer review.

The deadline is 17 March 2015. 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. There will be a dedicated poster session on the day of the conference.

Information to register for the conference will be available by 30 April 2015

Key Dates

  • Abstracts must be received by: Tuesday 17 March 2015
  • Notification of acceptance: Thursday 30 April 2015
  • Early bird pre-registration deadline: Friday 22 May 2015
  • Late registration deadline: Monday 15 June 2015
  • Conference:  Monday 13 July 2015

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