LINGUIST List 10.1530

Fri Oct 15 1999

Calls: Language & Gender/IGALA

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  1. Mary Rose, Language & Gender/International Gender and Language Association

Message 1: Language & Gender/International Gender and Language Association

Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 21:43:32 -0700 (PDT)
From: Mary Rose <maroseleland.Stanford.EDU>
Subject: Language & Gender/International Gender and Language Association


 The First International
 Gender and Language Association (IGALA)

 April 13-16, 2000 
 Stanford University, California 
The International Gender and Language Association invites abstracts

for the first IGALA conference (formerly the Berkeley Women and

Language Conference). We seek 20-minute papers that deal with language

in relation to gender and/or sexuality. The conference is

interdisciplinary, and we invite work on diverse languages from a

variety of fields, including anthropology, education, feminist

studies, linguistics, queer studies, and sociology. Each person may

submit at most one individual and one jointly authored abstract.
Submissions should consist of the following: 
 * Title
 * Abstract text (no longer than 500 words)
 * Up to 3 key words identifying the subject matter
 of the presentation
 * Name(s) of author(s) (which should not appear in
 the text of the abstract)
 * Author affiliation(s), email, phone number, mailing address
Abstracts should be submitted as a regular, single email message. Please

do not send any attachments or use any special formatting. Email

abstracts to If you do not receive email

confirmation within 2 days of emailing your submission, please resend.

Faxed abstracts will not be accepted. If you do not have access to

email, please send the abstract on a floppy diskette (Mac or PC) along

with one hard copy to:

 First IGALA Conference
 Department of Linguistics
 Stanford University
 Stanford, CA 94305-2150

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: January 10, 2000
Notification date: Late February
Abstracts will be anonymously reviewed.
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