LINGUIST List 30.335

Sat Jan 19 2019

FYI: Call for Papers: Events and Narratives

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 19-Jan-2019
From: Janusz Badio <>
Subject: Call for Papers: Events and Narratives
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Call for papers: (conference e-mail:
Conference webpage:

The Organizer of 2nd International Conference on:
Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives on Events and Narrative in Language (past conference in 2018)

Department of English and General Linguistics,
Philological Faculty,
University of Łódź, Poland

is inviting original papers to be included in a reviewed monograph on events and narratives. The publication of the monograph is planned in the year 2019. Two publishers are considered at the moment, i.e.: University of Lodz Publishers (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego or Peter Lang Verlag (Frankfurt am Main, Germany) in the series Łódź Studies in Language.

The first monograph that also included papers from the TEPEN 1 conference that took part in 2015 was published with Peter Lang, see link:

deadline: 30 March 2019, please send to: (TEPEN2 Conference e-mail)

Formatting details:

1. The structure of the text.

Your text should be preceded by a short abstract (120 words) and five most important keywords.

2. The length of the paper.

The paper should be 25,000 signs long (without spaces) +/- 10%. Please make sure your text does not exceed this limit – we want to publish as many texts as possible. If this requirement is hard to meet, we will stay in touch with individual authors.

3. The format of the paper.

Leave 2,5 cm margins on all sides.

Your first and second names, followed by the affiliation and the name of the country, should precede the title of your text. Please place them in the top left-hand corner of the first page of the text. Use Times New Roman 12 and italicize both lines. Example:

Adam Brown
University of Łódź, Poland

The title of the text should be printed bold and centred. Capitalize only the first letter of the initial word. Use Times New Roman 14.

Abstract and keywords should follow the title of your text. Use Times New Roman 10. Example:


Example, example, example …

Keywords: example, example, example …

Use headings and sub-headings for all sections. Number the sections and subsections consecutively throughout the text, e.g. 1., 1.1., 1.1.1, etc. Do not exceed the three-level division. All section headings, including the abstract, keywords, and references, should be printed bold and aligned to the left. Only the first letter of the initial word should be capitalized.

Do not indent the first line of the paragraph following the title or any of the section headings. The first lines of the remaining paragraphs should be indented 1,25 cm.

Use Times New Roman 12 for the main body of text, including the block quotations.

Use footnotes, but only to provide explanation that cannot be incorporated into the text, and keep their number to a minimum. The text in footnotes should be Times New Roman 10.

The line spacing in the abstract, the text, block quotations, the footnotes, and the references should be 1,15.

Diagrams, figures, pictures, and tables should be centred and numbered consecutively throughout the text. Provide the relevant descriptions below and centre them as well. Example:


Figure 1. The ASL sign for ‘money.

If necessary, provide references in the descriptions.

Figures and pictures should have the resolution of at least 300 dpi. Please provide them in separate attachments as well.

Please follow the APA style guide to use in-text citations, and the list of final references, as well as for all other aspects of your text.

If your references contain works with titles in languages other than English, please provide their English translations in square brackets following the original title. Do not italicize the title translations in square brackets.

4. Deadline
The deadline for submission of your text is March 30, 2019. Papers submitted later will not be considered for publication.
Each text will be evaluated by an anonymous reviewer.
The authors will be notified of the acceptance or rejection of their texts.

Dr hab. Janusz Badio – conference chair

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Discipline of Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition; Philosophy of Language; Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

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