CFP: MOOCs, language learning and mobility International Conference

The Second International Conference on “MOOCs, language learning and mobility” will take place on 13 – 14 October 2017 in Naples (Italy) in a central zone, near the Castel dell’Ovo and the sea.

The conference aims to bring together higher education professionals, linguists and language technologists from around the world to debate issues relating to three topical areas of research, such as MOOCs, language teaching/learning and student mobility, by providing a forum for exchange of ideas, research outcomes and technical achievements. Read more

Call for Papers: Language Up Close

Festschrift volume in honour of Associate Professor Christo Stamenov on the occasion of his 75th birthday next year

To honour Christo Stamenov’s academic achievements, we welcome contributions in the following research areas: General linguistics (in particular morpho-syntactic and phonological issues in English and Bulgarian, as well as word-formation and language contact), Contrastive Linguistics and Translation Studies. Read more

Swift Today Conference – Call for Papers


Sofia University (“St. Kliment Ohridski”)

30th November to 1st December 2017

Plenary speakers:

Prof. Marc Martinez (University of Rouen)
Dr James Ward (University of Ulster) Read more

Paisii Readings 2017 – Call for Papers

Ownness and Foreignness, or Where the Mind Hovers: Dialogues in Literature, Language, and Culture

A Conference of the Department of English & American Studies at Paisii Hilendarski University of Plovdiv

(As Part of the Annual Paisievi Dni at Paisii Hilendarski University of Plovdiv, Venue: Paisii Hilendarski University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, 9 – 10 November 2017) Read more



We would like to invite you to the international conference CONSTRUCTIONS OF IDENTITY: NEW WORLD – NEW IDEAS on October 27-28, 2017, in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. This event is organized every two years by the English Department of Babes-Bolyai University. In its 20-year long history this conference has contributed significantly to research in literature and linguistics under its overarching main theme of how language, literature and philology research itself shape people’s perception of the world, of otherness, and ultimately, of themselves. This year we welcome contributions that are not shy of experimenting with new and fresh perspectives, as we hope that our sessions will prove successful in providing the opportunity for lively exchange of new ideas and building future research partnerships. A selection of peer-reviewed papers will be published in an ISSN Conference Proceedings volume (in pdf format) at Presa Universitara Clujeana publishing house which has national CNCSIS accreditation.

Deadline for proposals: 1 September 2017.
Deadline for registration: 1 October 2017.

For further details, please check the conference website:

Call for Papers PDF

Gendered Identities in Anglophone Literatures – CFP

This is the call for papers for the panel Gendered Identities in Anglophone Literatures within the conference Constructions of Identity: New world – New ideas, that will take place at Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, on 27-28 October 2017.
This workshop will focus on the intersection between gender and identity in a variety of contexts where English is the writers’ favourite linguistic medium.

Translation Conference IFA TURNS – Call for Papers

The conference TURNS, TRENDS AND TURMOILS IN TRANSLATION STUDIES – NEW VISTAS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY will be held on 27-28 November 2017 in Rzeszow, Poland, at the Institute of English Studies, University of Rzeszow. Read more

Call For Papers: ELOPE 14 (2) – 2017

ELOPE: English Language Overseas Perspectives and Enquiries ( is a double-blind, peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes original research articles, studies and essays that address issues of English language, literature, teaching and translation. The editors, Smiljana Komar and Mojca Krevel, warmly invite contributors to submit original research related to these fields for the next issue of the journal (Vol. 14, No. 2, 2017). Read more

Iasi-Chernowitz Conference: Embracing Linguistic and Cultural Diversity through English

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania, Faculty of Letters, Department of English

Yuriy Fedkovici University of Chernivtsi, Ukraine, Faculty of Letters, Department of English

12-14 October 2017

Discourse on linguistic and cultural diversity is by no means new and the topic has been approached from the most diverse angles of investigation: from cultural studies, anthropology and linguistics to literature, translation studies and foreign language teaching – if we were to mention some of the disciplines that are closest to this area of research. Despite its recurrence, though, the subject is far from losing its high relevance at a time when cultural and linguistic identities are constantly challenged by the powerful – and inevitable – phenomenon of globalization. Moreover, the interdisciplinary potential of the topic makes it still attractive to further multifaceted research and thought-provoking inquiries. Read more

14th ESSE Conference – Brno 2018

Department of English and American Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno and Czech Association for the Study of English (CZASE) look forward to welcoming you to the 14th ESSE Conference in Brno, Czech Republic, Wednesday 29 August – Sunday 2 September 2018 Read more