All submissions to the conference will be reviewed by at least two independent peers for technical merit and content. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:


  • Diasporic Literature
  • Nation and Nationality
  • Poetry and Prose
  • Drama and Dramaturgy
  • Contemporary Literature
  • Media
  • Classical Literature
  • Medieval and Renaissance Literature
  • Literature and History
  • Language, Power and Ideology
  • Language Varieties
  • Literary Criticism
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Language, Identity and Culture 
  • Language and Popular Culture 
  • Literature and Film 
  • Language and Power 
  • Language and Gender 
  • Language and the New Media 
  • Language, Culture and Translation
  • Teaching of Language and Literature  
  • Teaching and Learning of English as a Foreign/ Second Language 
  • Effective Teaching Methodologies in Language and Literature Classrooms 
  • Interdisciplinarity in Language Teaching and Learning 
  • The Knowledge Base of Language Teacher Education 
  • Social, Cultural, and Political Contexts of Language Teacher Education 
  • Collaborations in Language Teacher Education 
  • Practices of Language Teacher Education 
  • The transformative nature of the role of language and communication in human cognition 
  • The analysis of language and language use as providing a window into non-linguistic cognitive processes and structures 
  • Language, linguistic and speech resource development 
  • Evaluation methods and user studies 
  • Text analysis, understanding, summarization and generation 
  • Text mining and information extraction, summarization and retrieval 
  • Text entailment and paraphrasing