Call for abstracts
20th International Congress of Linguists, 2-6 July, 2018, Cape Town, South Africa
Authors can now submit abstracts against any of the workshops or individual topics (i.e. “paper sessions”).
24 July 2017: Deadline for abstract submission
31 October 2017: Notification of abstract acceptance
The Congress is held every five years, and is meant to showcase current developments in Linguistics. The Congress will run over five days, have a plenary panel on linguistics in South Africa, nine plenary speakers covering a range of major sub-fields, 10 paper sessions each with its own focus speaker, up to 30 workshops, and several poster sessions. While speakers and topics are drawn from a wide international pool, ICL 20 will take the additional opportunity of showcasing African language research. It will also cover applied linguistic areas of research of vital importance to the African continent and the 21st century at large, with a special extended session on Multilingualism, Education, Policy and Development, and a 2 day workshop on New directions in World Englishes research.