Call for papers

The congress invites papers that investigate topics in the following streams:


1. Reviewing/critical analysis of various linguistic/literary trends in English and Turkish Linguistics and Literature
2. Contrastive Studies in English and Turkish (Languages and Literatures)
3. Application of research

  • Methods
  • Techniques and procedures

4. Principles and use of interdisciplinary approach in teaching related fields
5. Interplay of language skills
6. Labour division in and structuration of

  • Graduate paper or article
  • MA thesis, and
  • Doctoral dissertation

7. Analytical principles and procedures

8. Critical reviewing of available field literature

9. Connections between theory and practice


Types of presentations

Participants are invited to submit abstracts of papers, workshops or posters to the congress.


Working Languages

All types of presentations will be in English and Turkish



Paper presentations on any of the themes listed above are invited. The paper presenters are kindly asked to restrict their presentations to 15 minutes followed by 3 minutes for discussion led by the chair of the session, and Q&A as well. Each presentation is expected to have a total duration of 18 minutes.


Criteria for Acceptance

All abstracts will be blind reviewed by the Editorial Board. Relevance to the themes of the congress and originality of approach are key considerations in the acceptance of papers, workshops and posters. The Board reserves the right to decline paper/workshop/poster proposals without assigning reasons.
Presenters of papers, workshops and posters will receive acceptance letters, thereby facilitating sponsorship from employers.



Video replay equipment, overhead projectors, laptops (with Microsoft Windows 7 and Office 2010) and data projectors can be supplied if reserved on the registration form. Please request equipment when registering for the congress.





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