Call for Papers

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The ICGLE seeks to explore issues related to gender equality and diversity in language and education. Over the course of the conference, one of the primary aims will be to move beyond discussion towards a collaborative call to action to address systemic inequalities, particularly in the Asian context, engaging with and addressing contemporary debates about gender inequalities in the region. This will serve as a platform for knowledge transfer and capacity-building to facilitate multi-disciplinary studies of gender.

Conference Sessions

The conference will be composed of keynote speeches, paper and poster presentations, live-stream presentations, virtual presentations (pre-recorded) and themed panels.

Conference Theme

Gender, Language and Education:
Equality and Diversity Issues in Asia and Beyond

The topics include:

  1. Gender and language
  2. Gender and literature
  3. Gender, popular culture and education
  4. Gender and STEM education
  5. Sexuality education
  6. Gender equality in education policy, practice and pedagogy
  7. Gender and educational management and leadership
  8. Women’s empowerment in education
  9. Gender differences in educational attainment
  10. Sexual harassment, heterosexism, homo- and transphobia in the education sector
  11. Intersectionality in education: how gender interacts with other social differences
  12. Culture and education
  13. Other relevant areas
Abstract Submission
  1. Language requirement: English
  2. Word limit: no more than 300 words (excluding references and figures) and 3 to 5 keywords
  3. Content: research background, objectives, methods and preliminary findings (please do not send full papers)
  4. Submission method: abstract submissions for paper or poster presentations should be made through EasyChair (please click here for guidelines of using EasyChair). For themed panels, abstract submissions should be sent directly to the Conference Secretariat using this application form.
  5. Maximum number of submissions: each presenter is limited to one individual paper/poster presentation and one joint paper/poster presentation/panel discussion, or two joint presentations
  6. Abstract submission deadline (2nd round): 31 July 2020
  7. All abstracts will be reviewed by the Review Committee. Applicants will be notified around mid-August 2020 via email
Important Dates
Abstract submission deadline
30 April 2020 31 May 2020
31 July 2020
Notification of acceptance (2nd round)
Mid-August 2020
Registration opens
29 June 2020
Early-bird registration closes
31 August 2020
Registration for presenters closes
20 September 2020
Standard registration closes
2 November 2020
Conference Dates
2 - 4 December 2020