ST&D 2023 Information

The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse will be held in Oslo, Norway the dates of June 28 – June 30, 2023.  

Questions may be directed to std2023 at


Call for Proposals

The call for proposals has now closed.

For details on the submission process, keynotes, and topics, see here for the official Call for Proposals.

Conference Location

The conference will be held at the Helga Engs Hus at Campus Blindern (Sem Sælands vei 7, 0371 Oslo) at the University of Oslo.

Information regarding travel to, and within, Oslo is available here

Hotel Accommodations

ST&D has reserved several room blocks in Oslo. For information on hotels, click here.

Registration and Fees

Registration can be completed via this page: 

The following fees are set for in-person attendance(USD)

  • ST&D member – Early: $300.00
  • ST&D member – Standard: $350.00
  • Student Member – Early: $125.00
  • Student Member – Standard: $175.00
  • Nonmember – Early: $600.00
  • Nonmember – Standard: $650.00
  • Student nonmember – Early: $250.00
  • Student nonmember – Standard: $300.00

Note that refreshments and lunches will be included on the days of the conference

The following fees are set for remote attendance (USD)

  • Remote ST&D member: $150.00
  • Remote Student Member: $60.00
  • Remote Nonmember: $300.00
  • Remote Student nonmember: $125.00

Online Program

A draft of the online program can be found linked below. Various aspects of the program may be updated as the conference approaches.


Preconference in Honor of Ivar Bråten

An Open Seminar in honor of Professor Ivar Bråten will be held at the University of Oslo on Tuesday, June 27 (one day prior to ST&D 2023). All are welcome.

The schedule and program is available here. 

Anyone interested in attending the seminar should register using the following link, to allow the organizers to properly anticipate attendance:

Meeting Conduct Policy

In order to facilitate a safe environment for all guests, ST&D has adopted a meeting conduct policy. This policy will apply to all attendees.

See here for the policy details.

In-Person Presentation and Poster Details

Details regarding poster size and options for ordering from the university are provided on this page.

Spoken presentations will have a length of 15 minutes, with 3 minutes for questions. Questions may come from individuals present in Oslo, or attending remotely.  Presenters should expect to hear from their session chair prior to the conference with instructions on sharing and presenting thir slide decks. 

Remote Presentations and Remote Attendance

Asynchronous remote presentations will be hosted here. 

Authors of remote presentations have received an email with instructions for uploading presentations. Please email if you did not receive these instructions, or would like them sent again. 

We will also make available for remote attendees Zoom links to stream the in-person sessions.


Student Travel Awards

Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent doctoral students are encouraged to apply for a limited pool of funds dedicated to support student travel to Oslo. Preference will be given to applicants who are presenting a poster or spoken presentation, are travelling overseas, and who do not have other sources of financial support.  

To apply for a Student Travel Award, simply follow the link below and fill out the application. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be ST&D members at the time of submission, and applications must be received by 23:59 GMT on May 15, 2023. 

Questions regarding the Student Travel Awards program or the application form should be directed to Matt McCrudden (Travel Award Committee chair) at 



Mentorship Program

The Society for Text and Discourse is proud to once again offer our Mentorship Program for advanced graduate students (within 1-2 years of graduation), postdoctoral researchers (in their first 3 years post-graduation) and junior faculty (in their first 3 years as a faculty member).  This program will support career development and provide networking opportunities.  Mentees will be paired with a mid-career or senior scholar and have the opportunity to discuss scholarship, handling new roles as a faculty member, finding an academic position and/or navigating tenure, funding, teaching, and more.

Individuals who are accepted into the ST&D Mentorship program will be invited to attend a catered lunch with their mentors at the 2023 ST&D Annual Meeting. The lunch will occur on Wednesday, June 28th from 13:00-14:30 PM, immediately after the DSCA address.

Applicants must be ST&D members at the time of submission, and applications must be received by 23:59 GMT on May 15, 2023. Applications require a brief statement of professional goals, and 1-3 writing samples. Follow the link below for instructions, and to apply. 

Questions regarding the ST&D Mentorship Program or the application form should be directed to Laura Allen (Mentorship Committee Chair) at