We are happy to announce the 6th Prescriptivism Conference taking place on 23-25 September 2021 with the theme “Modelling Prescriptivism: Language, Literature, and Speech Communities”.

Due to the uncertainties derived from the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be held online via Zoom. There will be a combination of live sessions and pre-recorded presentations with virtual live discussions.

The conference is organised by members of the Language Variation and Textual Categorisation (LVTC) research group at the University of Vigo.

Important dates (2021)

Abstract submission deadlineby 1 March
Abstract acceptance notificationby 20 April
Preliminary programmeearly June
Registrationearly June – 20 July
Pre-recorded presentations to be sentby 7 September
Conference23-25 September


We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Language Variation and Textual Categorisation (LVTC) research group, the Vicerreitoría de Investigación UVigo, the Departamento de Filoloxía Inglesa, Francesa e Alemá (FIFA), the Interuniversity Doctoral Programme in Advanced English Studies (IDAES), the Research Institute of Text Analysis and Applications (IATEXT, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria).