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Full Title: Sociolinguistics Symposium 21
Short Title: SS21
Location: Murcia, Spain
Start Date: 15-Jun-2016 - 18-Jun-2016
Contact: Juan Manuel Hernández-Campoy
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Meeting Description: The 21th Sociolinguistics Symposium will take place in 2016 and will be hosted by the University of Murcia (Spain). The general theme of SS21 will be Attitudes and Prestige, and contributions to any of the directions within the spectrum of the Language and Society paradigm are welcome: variationist sociolinguistics, sociology of language, social psychology of language, discourse analysis, conversation analysis, anthropological linguistics, dialectology, geolinguistics, historical sociolinguistics, creole sociolinguistics, ethnography of communication, language and gender, cognitive sociolinguistics, and new trends.

Plenary Speakers:

Dennis Preston (Oklahoma State University, USA)
Rebecca Clift (University of Essex, England))
David Britain (University of Bern, Switzerland)
Laura Wright (University of Cambridge, England)
Francisco Moreno-Fernández (University of Alcalá de Henares, Spain)
Kathryn Woolard (University of California, USA)

Important Dates:

-Submission of abstracts opens: 15 July 2015
-Submission of abstracts closes: 30 September 2015
-Notification of acceptance: January 2016
-Registration opens: January 2016
-Conference takes place: 15-18 June 2016
Linguistic Subfield: Anthropological Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 25.1407

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