Abstract Submission

The virtual Words in the World (WoW) International Conference is scheduled for October 16-18, 2020. The deadline for submitting abstracts is August 9, 2020. Decisions of the Scientific Committee will be announced no later than September 1, 2020.

  • Abstracts may be no longer than one (1) page, (21.6 × 27.9 cm / 8½ × 11 in) single-spaced in a 12-point font, with 1-inch (2.54 cm) margins, including references.
  • In order to help ensure anonymity, abstracts should not contain excessive references to their authors’ publications. Furthermore, the abstract should not contain acknowledgements for grants or to granting agencies. References in the abstract should normally be limited to published works.
  • Abstracts should contain:
    1. a title;
    2. a clear and explicit statement of the issues and/or research questions to be examined;
    3. a clear statement of the research context, including key references;
    4. an indication of the main arguments involved, including key examples, if applicable. In the case of empirical studies in progress, pilot results must be included;
    5. a statement of the conclusions reached and an assessment of their significance.
  • Authors should only identify themselves on the abstract submission form below; abstracts must be anonymous.
  • ABSTRACTS ARE TO BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY, in .pdf format only please. Submissions are currently closed.

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