CFP: 23rd International Association for World Englishes Conference

This year’s conference will be held at the Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines from May 31 to June 2, 2018. The theme is “World Englishes and Multilingual Realities: Evolutions, Interfaces, and Trajectories.”

Proposals on any of these sub-themes are most welcome:

  • Creative writing
  • Discourse analysis
  • Englishes in the margins
  • Language development and change
  • Language ecology
  • Language pedagogy
  • Language policy
  • Linguistic landscapes
  • Literary studies
  • Multimodal studies

Paper presentations will have 20 minutes presentation time + 10 minutes Q&A.

Poster presentations will be displayed in key areas of the venue.

Abstract submission

  • deadline is 31 December 2017
  • must be made through the online form on the website (
  • will be blind-reviewed
  • should be from 200–300 words
  • should include a 50–100 word bionote

Please note that all presenters at this conference are required to be members of IAWE (

All presenters must also register for the conference. Co-authors who are not attending but also wish to be acknowledged in the conference book must also be members of IAWE but do not need to register for the conference.

Notification letters will be released on 15 February 2018. To confirm your presentation, you must register and pay your fees by 17 March 2018.

For more information, visit the official website