past conferences


Akita, Japan
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Oranjestad, Aruba
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Orlando, Florida


Honolulu, Hawaii


Montréal, Canada


St. Thomas, USVI

2015 Conference

The International Society for Language Studies will hold its regular biennial conference from June 18-20, 2015 at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. The theme of the conference will be "Critical Language Studies: Focusing on Community." The paper proposal submission system will be open from April 1, 2014 and close on October 31, 2014. Submissions will not be accepted after the October 31st deadline. Notification of proposal acceptance or rejection will be sent at the end of November, 2014. All presenters who have not registered for the conference by December 31, 2014 will not be scheduled in the program. Selected conference papers will be published by ISLS in the Readings in Language Studies series, Volume 6, in 2016.

Hotel reservation information will be posted in late November. We have secured a great rate of $109 per night at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town for single or double occupancy.

The registration system will open in late November. Early bird rates (until December 31, 2014) are:

  • Members: $190
  • Non-Members: $300
  • Student Members: $140
  • Student Non-Members: $225
  • For more information, please read the call for proposals. For questions regarding this conference, please e-mail the conference chairs, Erin Mikulec, Jennifer Wooten, and Paul Chamness Miller, at .

    The proposal submission system is open! Click here to submit your proposal.
    Instructions for submitting your proposal can be found

    2017 Conference

    The 2017 conference will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Details about the conference will be posted in late 2015.