International Systemic Functional Linguistics Congress 2016

“Learning Language, Learning Through Language, Learning About Language: Glocalising Systemic Functional Linguistics”

19-24 July 2016

Call for Papers

We invite proposals for four forms of contribution: papers, posters, workshops, and colloquia. Proposals should be submitted in abstract form from 1 September – 30 November 2015. All submissions will be reviewed by members of the Programme Committee. Notification of acceptance will be given by 15 January 2016.


Paper Presentations

Paper presentations are 30 mins (25 mins presentation with 5 mins for questions and discussion). Abstract for paper presentation should be 500 words excluding references. It should include the following: 1) a short description of the study and its relationship to previous and/or current work within SFL and/or any other theoretical frameworks, 2) A summary of the main part of the presentation (statement of the chosen methodology and results), and 3) All key references (including those used in the abstract).


Poster Presentations

Abstracts for poster presentation should be 500 words excluding references. You can choose your own format for the presentation. Abstracts should include the following: 1) short description of the study, 2) its motivation, and 3) (preliminary) results.



Workshop cover a specific topic in a hands-on session. We invite proposals of approximately 1,000 words describing the topic and approach.



Colloquia consist of 3-4 closely related presentations by different presenters on a joint topic convened by a (team of) chair(s).Abstracts for colloquia should include a general abstract of about 300 words written by the convener of the colloquium, with abstracts by each participating presenter of around 200 words each.


Working Language

The working language of the conference is English.

Key Dates

30 November 2015: Abstract Submission Deadline
15 January 2016: Notification of Abstract Acceptance
15 March 2016: Abstract Correction and Full Paper Submission Deadlines
15 March-15 May 2016: Early Bird Registration
15 May- 15 July 2016: Regular Registration
19-24 July 2016: The 43rd International Systemic Functional Congress (ISFC)
25-27 July 2016: Post-ISFC Congress







Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI)
English Education Department
Dr. Setiabudhi 229
40154 Bandung, West Java
For more information : http://isfc2016.conference.upi.edu/