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The 2022 CAP International Symposium - Call for Papers

time: 2022-02-13 10:42:42

Call for Papers

The Chinese Association of Psycholinguistics (CAP) is excited to announce that we will be meeting in person for the 2022 CAP International Symposium! Organized by the School of International Studies at Zhejiang University, the 6th CAP International Symposium will be held Friday, June 10th – Sunday, June 12th at the Zijinggang Campus of Zhejiang University, China. We will also move forward with a virtual component for those who are unable to join us in Hangzhou. You won’t want to miss this meeting where we can once again learn about and share exciting developments in psycholinguistics while enjoying each other’s company.

Please note that all in-person attendees will be required to show the health QR code and proof of vaccination to attend.

WHEN: June 10th, 2022 - June 12th, 2022

WHERE: Zijinggang Campus of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China


1. Themes

Topics to be discussed include (but are not limited to the following):

1) Paradigms and methods of psycholinguistics

2) Phonological, lexical, syntactic, and semantic processing

3) Bilingual comprehension, representation, and production mechanisms

4) Cognitive neuroscience on interpreting

5) Diagnosis and intervention of language disorders

6) Language and socio-cultural cognition

7) Language and cognitive computing

8) Linguistics and artificial intelligence

9) Second Language learning and teaching


2. Programs

The program of this symposium is as follows

1) Plenary session. Keynote speeches will be delivered by distinguished scientists in psycholinguistics and related fields following the opening ceremony and before the closing ceremony.

2) Thematic panel. A series of paper presentations will be conducted in 90-180-minute panel discussions focused on specific research questions. Those who are interested in organizing such a panel, please submit the panel name, abstract, and list of participants online or send them to the organizing committee by March 15th , 2022.

3) Group oral presentation. Each invited speaker will give a 20-minute paper presentation on relevant topics.


3. Submission Guidelines

1) Each author may submit only one abstract as the first author, with no limit on corresponding authors.

2) Abstracts can be submitted in Chinese (300-500 characters) or English (200-350 words) in the word document format. Please refer to the paper submission template for specific formatting requirements.

3) Please indicate in detail the author’s full name, institution, email, and other relevant information in the abstract.


4. Procedure of Submission and Acceptance

1) Please visit the website of the 6th CAP International Symposium (http://CAP2021.allconfs.org).

2) Registration with accurate personal information is needed. After registering and logging in to the website, click ‘Abstract Submission’.

3) The deadline for submission is March 15th, 2022. Withdrawal and resubmission are available before the deadline, yet resubmission will not be possible after the deadline.

4) The CAP will organize experts to review all the submitted abstracts after the submission deadline, and invitations to the symposium will be sent latest by April 15th, 2022.


5. Registration Fees

Online registration fees are 1000RMB (500RMB for graduate students), accommodation and transportation are not included. On-site fees are 1200 RMB (600 RMB for graduate students). If the symposium is changed to an online manner due to the regulations for pandemic prevention and control, the registration fees will be further notified. Participants with acceptance notification must complete the online registration and payment before May 11th, 2022. The symposium manual will be based on the online registration list.


6. Contact Us

Email: psycholing2021@126.com


The latest news on this symposium will be further released on the following websites:

The 6th CAP International Symposium (http://CAP2021.allconfs.org)

The Chinese Association of Psycholinguistics (http://www.psycholingchina.com) 

The School of International Studies, Zhejiang University (http:// sis.zju.edu.cn).