Dear all (with apologies for cross-postings),

Please find the call for papers for the upcoming edition of the CADAAD conference below.

All our best wishes,

Your ACDC team

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to issue the second call for papers for CADAAD 2018 (full call for papers at  CADAAD 2018 will take place in Aalborg, Denmark 4-6 July.

CADAAD conferences are intended to promote current directions and new developments in cross-disciplinary critical discourse research. We welcome papers which, from a critical-analytical perspective, deal with contemporary social, scientific, political, economic, or professional discourses and genres.  Within discourse contexts such as these, we especially welcome papers which re-examine existing frameworks for critical discourse research and/or which highlight and apply new methodologies sourced from anywhere across the humanities, social and cognitive sciences.

Reflecting the diversity of topics and approaches in critical discourse studies, the following distinguished guests have confirmed their participation as plenary speakers:

  • Anabela Carvalho (Universidade do Minho)
  • David Machin (Ørebro University)
  • Martin Reisigl (Universität Bern)
  • Caroline Tagg (The Open University)
  • William Walters (Carleton University)

All papers will be allocated 20 minutes plus 10 minutes for questions. The language of the conference is English. Delegates may submit up to two abstracts for the conference.

 Individual proposals

Abstracts of up to 350 words excluding references should be uploaded to the conference management system Easy Chair before 15 November 2017 08:00 CET. Please follow this link for guidelines on how to upload your abstract:

Notification of acceptance will be communicated by 15 February 2018.

Panel proposals

In addition to individual papers, panel proposals are also welcome and may be submitted via the conference management system Easy Chair before 15 October 2017 08:00 CET. Further details are available at Please follow this link for guidelines on how to upload panel abstracts:

Notification of acceptance will be communicated by 15 January 2018.

Further conference details can be found at:

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