Rapid changes and development of science and technology have significant impact on and being about challenges in many aspects of our our global world. In education sector, for instance, execessive use of gadgets by students often influences teaching and learning process. In arts, advancement of technology to some extent affects arts design and performance. In line with this, researchers and practioners keep exploring new ideas for continuous quality improvement and finding solutions to emerging prolems through field studies and classroom research. University should become a centre of excellence where academics can inform and discuss the result of their studies and classroom best practices, and share ideas. For this purpose the 7th International Conference on Language and Arts (ICLA-7) invites researchers, teachers/lecturers, and students to come as presenters or participants. This year theme is Breakthrough to Excellence of Languages and Arts Research and Education with severak sub-themes stated below.

Theme and Sub-themes
Breakthrough to Excellence of Languages and Arts Research and Education


  • Science and Technology for Language and Arts Teaching
  • Curriculum Change and Innovation
  • Material Development
  • Multimedia in Language and Arts Teaching
  • Authentic Assessment
  • Current Teaching Methodolology
  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Language Across Curriculum
  • Literature and Culture
  • Language, Thought, and Culture
  • Language and Variations
  • Linguistic Studies
  • Critical Literary Studies
  • Drama and Performance
  • Identity in Arts and Design
  • Music and Performance Studies
  • Creative Arts in 21st Century

Aim and Scope
The ICLA 2018 conference aims to bring together leading researchers, scholars, teachers, and students from all over the world to share innovations and new trends realized in their experiences and their research results and learn from each other on several aspects of linguistics, literature, arts, and the teaching of languages and arts.

Venue and Activities

Auditorium Universitas Negeri Padang, Jln. Prof. Dr. Hamka, Air Tawar, Padang on 19 – 20 October, 2018; at 7.30 -16.00 WIB.

Important Dates

  • Deadline of abstract and full paper submission: September 22, 2018
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: May-September 22, 2018 (Check your Account, 2-3 days after submission)
  • Full paper submission deadline: September 28, 2018
  • Participant registration deadline: September 30, 2018
  • Notification of full paper review result for indexed proceedings: May-September 20, 2018
  • Conference day: October 19-20, 2018

Call for Papers
Researchers, lecturers, teachers, and students are kindly invited to participate and contribute to help shape the conference. Quality innovative and original results of various types of research, empirical practices and constructive propositions are welcome.

Authors are requested to submit abstract to the Organizing Committee by August 30, 2018. The papers should be written in English and must be between 4 to 6 pages (3000-4000 words).

All submitted conference abstracts and papers will be blind-reviewed by competent reviewers. The abstract book, and certificate of presentation and participation will be handed at the conference desk.

Selected papers will be published at Atlantis Press an indexed proceedings. All articles get a digital object identifier (DOI).

Indexed by:

Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI)

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Abstract and Paper Submission
To submit an abstract, author must register first (left menu “Registration and Submission System“). Then you can submit your abstract by logging in to this site (“Login”) in the “Registration and Submission System“. Manuscript can be submitted only after authors submit their abstracts. The whole submission process is done fully online (NOT by email) to guarantee smooth administration.

Abstract of research results or innovative ideas should be of 400 words maximum (Extended abstract). The abstract should contain title, short introduction, method, and result and discussion as body of abstract, and key words/phrases (Summary) without name. Name of author(s), affiliation, e-mail address, should be filled in metadata. The full paper should also be written in English, 3000-4000 words in length on A4 paper, containing title, name of author(s), affiliation, e-mail address, abstract (in English); Introduction; Relevant Theoretical Reviews, Data Analysis and Discussion, Conclusion, References, and Short CV of Author (s). For both abstract and full paper, please use MS-Office Word 97-2003 or MS-Office Word 2007, (file?doc?or ?docx?); font 10-pt and 1 space. Please pay attention to the deadlines below. All selected papers are published by Atlantis Press in the form of a Proceeding with ISSN code number or granted further opportunity to be published in Komposisi, Lingua Didaktika, and Humanus, the journals published by the Faculty of Languages and Arts (terms and conditions apply by submitting the manuscript to the journals) or in abstract book with ISBN.

Template of Full Paper: template .

Format: IMRAD (Introduction, Methods, Result and Discussion, Conclusion.)

Format of Presentation:

  1. Paper presentation (30 minutes)
  2. Workshop (60 minutes)
  3. Roundtable (20 minutes)

Registration Fee and Payment
Registration fee does not include accommodation . Mode of payment: Money Order/Bank Draft/Online payment (VISA and Mastercard)

Participation Type Fees
Indonesian presenters IDR . 1000.000,-
Indonesian participants IDR .    500.000,-
International presenters and participants US$ .          150,-
Students* (non presenter) IDR .

Proof of student status required

Additional Fees
Paper publication in the indexed proceeding IDR. 1.500.000,-
 US$ 200,-

Registration will be confirmed only when the conference Fee has been paid (non-refundable). The payment of Conference Fee can be transferred to Bank BNI Cabang Padang, Account Number 0551265255, Name of Acc. No. Ibu Yusmida. Please send the transfer document (bank receipt) and registration form (filled in) to committee secretariat via e-mail:


  • Invited speakers and speakers of parallel sessions will receive seminar kits, seminar booklets, certificate (as speaker), snack, and lunch;
  • All participants will receive seminar kits, seminar booklet, certificate (as participant), snack, and lunch;
  • Participants who would like to purchase the proceeding may kindly contact the committee secretariat with the additional payment.

The committee will not be able to make hotel reservations for speakers and participants. The information about hotels near the seminar venue below may be helpful.

  1. Pangeran Beach Hotel Juanda No. 79 Padang Telp. (0751)7051333, 7054613 (seminar venue); rate: IDR. 583.000,00;
  2. Tiga-tiga hotel, Veteran No. 33 Padang, Telp. (0751)22137 (around 2.5 KM to the seminar venue), rate : IDR. 235.000,00
  3. Grand Inna Muara convention Hotel, Gereja No. 34 Padang, Telp. (0751)35600 9around 4 KM to the seminar venue);
  4. Sriwijaya Hotel, Veteran No. 26 Padang, (0751)7855145, 445774 (3 KM to the seminar venue); rate: IDR. 300.000;
  5. ION Hotel, S. Parman Padang, Telp. (0715) 446767 (1,8 KM to the seminar venue); rate: IDR. 300.000;
  6. Nabawi Syariah Hotel, Samudera Padang, Telp. (0751) 22000 (1.5 KM to the seminar venue); rate: IDR. 150.000,00;
  7. Fortuna Guest House, S. Parman No. 161 Padang, Telp. (0751) 705475 (1.5 KM to the seminar venue); rate: IDR. 250.000,00-IDR. 400.000,00;
  8. Grandzuri
  9. Ibis Hotel
  10. Fave Hotel
  11. Daima Jl. Sudirman Padang
  12. Amaris
  13. Bumi Minang, Jl. Bunda Kanduang, Padang
  14. Axana Jl. Bunda Kanduang, Padang

See here for more information about hotels in Padang.

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For further information about the conference, please contact:

  1. Dini Faisal: +62 813 20 582 048
  2. Witri Octavia: +62 811 661 9202
  3. Zulfadhli : +62 812 677 1449
  4. Havid Ardi: +62 852 2928 9435