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Call for Papers (for PG Conference, Wednesday 27th June 2012)

We invite postgraduate students to submit an abstract for either a paper (oral) or a poster presentation around one of the following themes:

Abstracts are for either paper (oral) or poster presentations. The deadline for receipt of abstract is Monday 30th April 2012. We ask you to submit your abstract as a Microsoft Word document using the online abstract submission page here:

Your abstract must include the following information:

  • The title
  • Name of the author(s)

The abstract should be no more than 250 words in length (excluding the above information).

Abstracts will be selected and approved by the conference committee. Accepted papers and posters will be notified by Wednesday 16th May 2012.

Single papers will be allocated up to 30 minutes for presentation (including up to 20 minutes presentation, and 10 minutes discussion), and the poster session will be held during lunchtime in F1.07 (Engineering Building) on Wednesday, 27 June.

Keynote Speakers

Prof Anne Burns (Aston University) "Investigating teacher cognition: Paradigms and methodological considerations"

Dr Dorien Van De Mieroop (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) "Negotiating meaning in performance appraisal interviews"

Pre-Conference Workshops (Tuesday 26th June 2012)

A range of pre-conference workshops are offered to participants on the day before the conference, Tuesday 26th June 2012. The workshops will be up to 1.5 hours long.

Speakers for PCWs

Dr Keith Richards (University of Warwick) "Playing fast and loose with qualitative data: Issues in data selection and representation"

Dr Mukul Saxena (University of Warwick) "Linguistic ethnography of policy and practice: L1 in English classroom interaction"

Dr Sophie Reissner-Roubicek (University of Warwick) "Using a data-driven approach to do discourse analysis"

Dr Daniel Dauber (University of Warwick) "Hints for conducting literature reviews"

Dr Dorien Van De Mieroop (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) "Exploring the discursive construction of identity in a political context"


Click here to proceed to abstract submission. Closing date for submission is 30th April 2012.



Please see the Presentation PDFs tab to download slides from the Pre-Conference Workshops.