Applied Linguistics Association of Australia

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ALAA Conference 2018

Engaging diversity: Creating connections and building knowledge

26th - 28th November 2018

University of Wollongong


We are pleased to announce that THE CALL FOR PAPERS for the ALAA2018 is now open. Proposals for papers, workshops/colloquia, posters and lightning talks can be submitted through the conference website:

The Applied Linguistics landscape is rapidly changing due to the diversity of social, political and educational issues. The theme of the conference – Engaging Diversity: Creating Connections and Building Knowledge – provides a forum for discussing how the discipline can respond effectively to the challenges and opportunities afforded in local and global contexts. A pre-conference Pronunciation Symposium will be held on 25th November 2018.

We look forward to welcoming you in Wollongong in November 2018.

Submission Information

Conference abstracts are to be submitted online through the conference website, following the submission guidelines:

*Please note that abstracts for the Pronunciation Symposium are to be submitted separately to

Deadline for submission: 15th April 2018.


Contact us: For further information about ALAA, please email