Call for Abstracts


  • Southeast Asian Discourses and Cultures

  • Cyber Englishes and Linguistic Landscapes

  • English Language Teaching in Southeast Asia

  • Development, Variation and Change in Southeast Asian Englishes

  • English(es) in the Multilingual Workplace

  • Language Attitudes and Ideologies in Southeast Asia

  • Multimodal Englishes

  • New Directions for Language Planning and Policies in Southeast Asia

  • English in New Asian Literatures

  • New Perspectives on English Language Teacher Education

  • Reconceptualising Language Testing and Assessment

Abstract Submission Guidelines

The organisers invite the submission of abstracts of original papers relevant to understanding English in Southeast Asia.


  • Abstracts should be 200 to 250 words in length and are expected to indicate a clear objective, show awareness of the background to the issue to be discussed and provide some indication of the approach taken.

  • Each participant will be given 15 minutes for oral presentations, with 10 minutes devoted at the end
    of all the sessions for questions.

  • Strict time-keeping will be maintained for all papers.


Participants are also invited to submit abstracts of 3 or 4 papers to form a colloquium in one of the themes listed above.

One person must:

  1. serve as the corresponding presenter

  2. provide an overview abstract of 100 to 150 words, along with the abstracts for the 3 to 4 individual papers that will comprise the session (each 200 to 250 words long) beneath the overview abstract. 


Please note the following:

1) All presenters must be registered for the conference.

2) Each presenter may present no more than two papers.


Submission of Abstracts 

ESEA@ 20 will be using the Easy Chair Conference Management System to manage the submission and review of abstracts. You will be required to create an account on EasyChair before you can submit abstracts.

Steps to create an EasyChair account


Abstract Submissions are now closed.

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