Call for Paper 2015

BAAL Vocabulary Studies SIG Call for Paper 2015

New Approaches to Vocabulary

Time: 2nd July, 2015 13.00-17.00 and

3rd July, 2015 10.00-16.30

Place: B02, B03, B04 James Callaghan, Swansea University, Wales


Call for papers

This year’s annual Vocabulary SIG conference will be held at Swansea University, Wales. It starts from 1pm Thursday 2nd until 4.30pm Friday 3rd July 2015. The theme of this conference is ‘New approaches to vocabulary’. We welcome abstract submissions for a 20 minutes papers presentation or a poster focusing on vocabulary studies in Applied Linguistics, Psycholinguistics and related subject areas. We welcome abstracts based on empirical data with an inter-disciplinary approach. To submit your abstract, please send it to


Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Professor Tess Fitzpatrick, Cardiff University

Professor Jeanine Treffers-Daller, University of Reading


Important dates:

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: 15th April 2015

Notification: 15th May 2015

Registration starts: 20th May 2015


Conference fees (including refreshments and lunch):

Non-BAAL Member £65

BAAL Member £55

Student £40

BAAL Member Students £30


Abstract Format:

  • Times New Roman 12
  • Text 300 words maximum
  • Do not use any special fonts
  • Do not add tables, photos, or diagrams to your abstract

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