Call for Papers

Abstract submissions for a 20 minute paper or poster presentation are currently invited on any aspect of Formulaic language. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • corpus research,
  • L1 acquisition,
  • L2 acquisition/learning/teaching,
  • language disorders

We welcome abstracts from both established researchers and PhD students.

Key dates

  • Submission deadline: extended 15th Jan 2014 @ 5pm GMT
  • Notification: 1 February 2014.
  • Programme acceptance: 30 April 2014
  • Final programme: 15 May 2014

Abstract submission guidelines

  • Abstracts should be no more than 300 words excluding tables and references. Any tables or references should be on a second page.
  • Abstracts should be submitted via email to with the subject “Abstract submission”
  • Abstracts may be submitted in either MS-Word or PDF format
  • Authors should clearly indicate in their email whether they wish to be considered for a paper or poster presentation (or both).
  • You should submit one named and one anonymous version of the abstract.
  • Authors may submit up to one single-authored and one joint-authored abstract or alternatively two joint-authored abstracts (without a single-authored one).