Call for Papers – MAAL APC 2022 – (Extended deadline for Abstract Submission – 30 July)

Warm greetings from Malaysian Association of Applied Linguistics!

We are pleased to extend the call for papers and invitation to participate in the Malaysian Association of Applied Linguistics Asia Pacific Conference (MAAL APC 2022) on The Role of Languages in the Pursuit of Global Sustainability, which will be held on the 10-11 August 2022.

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MAAL APC is a biennial conference and aims to bring applied linguists from across the regions together to network and share research outcomes and experiences.

MAAL invites academics, policy makers, politicians, government and non-governmental organisations, private organisations, civil societies or the third sector, and the public at large to share their thoughts, research findings and theories on “The Role of Languages In the Pursuit of Global Sustainability” at its inaugural MAAL APC 2022.

MAAL APC 2022 welcomes submissions for oral/parallel presentations and symposia (based on specific themes) on the following sub-themes:

  • Language and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Language access and empowerment
  • Partnership and interaction in language
  • Linguistic challenges to national development and international collaborations
  • Inclusion, mobility and multilingual education
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Signlinguistics
  • Translanguaging & Transknowledging
  • Bilingualism and Multilingualism
  • Interlinguistics, Stylistics, and Pragmatics
  • Forensic Linguistics
  • Language gender and discourse
  • Translation
  • Language Teaching and Learning
  • Language Teacher Education
  • Language Curriculum Development and Assessment
  • Language issues, challenges, and development in the following domains:-
    • Political
    • Economics
    • Sociocultural
    • Technology
    • Legal
    • Environmental


Important Dates:

Abstract Submission Deadline: 30 July 2022 (Deadline Extended)
Abstract Acceptance Notification: 3 August 2022 (Deadline Extended)
Registration and Payment Deadline: 31 July 2022
Last Date of Payment for Early Bird: 30 June 2022

Detailed information is available on the MAAL APC 2022 Conference website at:

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We look forward to your participation at MAAL APC 2022.