Full Paper Template for the 28th International Conference on Literature

[:id]1*Mohd. Harun, 2Azwardi, and 3Yunisrina Qismullah Yusuf

1,2Department of Indonesian Education and Literature, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh, Indonesia

3Department of English Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh 23111, Indonesia


*Corresponding author: harun@fkip.unsyiah.ac.id


DOI: (it will be filled in by the IT Editor once the paper is published)



We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 28th International Conference on Literature: “Literature as a Source of Wisdom” (28th ICL 2019), which will be held on July 11-13, 2019 at Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh, Indonesia. This conference is supported by Himpunan Sarjana Kesusatraan Indonesia (HISKI) Komisariat Aceh or Indonesian Literature Scholars Association in Aceh. It will focus on all topics related to literature. This conference will provide an international forum for the exchange of information, ideas and knowledge among researchers, academicians, teachers and students, writers as poets, musicians and artists. The abstracts are designated for the oral presentation and full paper of presenters. The abstracts (no more than 250 words per abstract) should be submitted to the scientific committee electronically through the following email: hiskiaceh@gmail.com


Keywords: Literature, wisdom, Aceh, conference.



  1. Introduction

The authors must use the MSword® template file to prepare their abstracts and full papers. The template can be downloaded from the website. The author(s) are requested to type the paper(s) onto this template using the fonts, sizes and other formatting instructions given on the template.


1.1 Template to Follow

This template is designed to assist author(s) in preparing their manuscript; it is an exact representation of the format expected by the Editors. To use this template, just Save As to your document, then copy and paste your document here. Manuscript content should, in general, be organized in the following order: Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Literature Review (hypotheses development), Research Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgments and References.


1.1.1 Manuscript format

Manuscript should be typed using word processors (Microsoft Word or Open Office) software. The paper size is B5 (i.e., 7.17” x 10.12”), one-column format with a 1.2” margin on the top, 1.4” margin on the left, 1” margin on the right and 1” margin on the bottom. Page numbers are not to be included in the text. Final page numberings will be done by the Editors.


  1. Literature Review

All papers submitted to this conference will be reviewed by our international scientific committee, and accepted articles will be published in the proceedings (hardcopy and online) (ISSN: 000-XXXX). Selected papers will be published in some international journals; please refer to the website for journals that have agreed to publish the selected papers from this conferences.


  1. Research Method

All articles must be written in English, should have an abstract between 200-250 words in length, followed by three to five keywords related to your article. The font is Perpetua size 12. Lines are single spaced and justified. Papers accepted for publication are strictly limited to a maximum of ten (10) pages (including tables and figures) in a one-column format following this template.


  1. Results and Discussion

All presentations and discussions will be carried out in a forum, i.e. parallel sessions. In the parallel session, each presenter is given a fifteen-minute presentation with five minutes of discussion. The use of MS PowerPoint® or PPT is recommended for all oral presentations. Please prepare and save your slide presentation in a flashdisk. It should be given to the moderator on your presentation day and schedule. The moderator will save your PPT in the laptop available in each room for the parallel sessions. The presentation is to be delivered in the English language.


Figure 1. Title of figure.


4.1 Submission of Papers

To submit your paper to the 28th International Conference on Literature, email it to the following address: hiskiaceh@gmail.com with the subject: “ABSTRACT/PAPER SUBMISSIONS TO THE 28th ICL 2019”. Inquiries or questions about the conference can also be addressed to the Chairman or Chief Editor through this email.


Table 1. Table format.



4.1.1 Plagiarism

Please note that papers should contain original materials which are not currently under review in any other conference or journal and has not been previously published. This conference have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on Plagiarism”. Authors are recommended to check their articles by plagiarism prevention tool (ithenticate.com, turnitin.com, etc.) before submission.



The references follow the APA 6th Edition. Basically, for in-text citation, the author’s last name and the year of publication for the source should appear in the text, for example: (Jones, 1998). Thus, when quoting directly from an author, page number is also required for the citation, for example: (Jones, 1998, p. 17). When there are six or more authors, use the first author’s name followed by et al. in the signal phrase. All titles published not in the English language must be translated into English. Make sure that all cited authors are included in the References section, and those that are not cited in the manuscript should not be included in this section.


Acknowledgements (optional)

Give credit to funding bodies and departments that have been of help during the project, for instance by supporting it financially.


Appendices (optional)

If there is more than one appendix, they should be identified as Appendix I, Appendix II, etc.


References (in alphabetical order)

Akmal, S. (2011, March 13). Nasib Bahsa Aceh di tengah euforia nasionalisme Keacehan [The fate of Acehnese is in the midst Acehnese nationalism euphoria]. Serambi Indonesia, p. 17. (newspaper in print)

Al-Auwal, T. M. R. (2013, September 16). Tradisi ‘Meuramien’ pada Musim Semi [‘Meuramien’ tradition in Spring]. Serambinews.com. Retrieved from http://aceh.tribunnews.com/2013/09/16/tradisi-meuramien-pada-musim-semi (newspaper online)

Azwardi. (2018). Metode penelitian pendidikan bahasa dan sastra Indonesia [Research methods in Indonesian language education and literature]. Banda Aceh: Syiah Kuala Universiti Press. (titles of books in other languages must be translated into English)

Harun, M., & Aini, H. (2016). Code Mixing of Chinese with Indonesian by Junior High Student. Proceedings of the 1st English Education International Conference (EEIC): Current Trends in Language and Education. 12-13 November 2016, Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh. (conference proceedings)

Pillai, S. (2015). Rhoticity in Malaysian English: The emergence of a new norm? In U. Gut, R. Fuchs & E. M. Wunder (Eds.), Universal or diverse paths to English linguistics (pp. 23-40). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (book chapter)

Ramli. (2014). Karakter masyarakat Aceh dalam novel Lampuki [The characters of Acehnese in the novel Lampuki]. Pesona Dasar, 1(2), 40-47. (article titles in journals in other languages must be translated into English)

Sakadolskis, E. A. (2003). The use of figurative language in the construction of musical meaning: A case study of three sixth grade General Music classes (Doctoral dissertation). University of Maryland, College Park. (thesis/dissertation)

Yusuf, Y. Q., Pillai, S., & Mohd. Ali, N.T.A. (2013). Speaking Acehnese in Malaysia. Language and Communication, 33(1), 50-60. (journal)[:]