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LINGUIST List 17.3297

Sun Nov 12 2006

Calls: Anthropological Ling, Discourse Analysis, Sociolinguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Dan Parker <danlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Kathleen Shaw, Symposium About Language and Society

Message 1: Symposium About Language and Society
Date: 10-Nov-2006
From: Kathleen Shaw <kmshawmail.utexas.edu>
Subject: Symposium About Language and Society

Full Title: Symposium About Language and Society
Short Title: SALSA

Date: 13-Apr-2007 - 15-Apr-2007
Location: Austin, TX, USA
Contact Person: Kathleen Shaw
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.utexas.edu/students/salsa

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 16-Jan-2007

Meeting Description:

The Symposium About Language and Society-Austin (SALSA) will be held April 13-15, 2007 at the University of Texas at Austin. http://www.utexas.edu/students/salsa

We encourage the submission of abstracts on research that addresses the relationship of language to culture and society. Desired frameworks include but are not limited to:

-Linguistic Anthropology;
-Ethnography of Communication;
-Language and Identity;
-Speech Play, Verbal Art, and Poetics;
-Language, Media, and Technology;
-Language and Social Interaction;
-Discourse Analysis & Conversation Analysis;
-Language Vitality;
-Language Socialization;
-Gesture and Talk in Interaction;
-Language and Politics.

2007 Keynote Sepakers:

John Heritage, University of California, Los Angeles
Judith Irvine, University of Michigan
Barbara Johnstone, Carnegie Mellon University
Carol Padden, University of California, San Diego

Papers delivered at the conference will be published as a special edition of the Texas Linguistic Forum. Speakers will be allowed 20 minutes for presentation and10 minutes for discussion. Papers will be selected on the basis of an anonymous review process.

Please send submissions to SALSA 2007 through the online submission form on the SALSA web page.


All submissions must include two abstracts: An extended abstract not to exceed 4,100 characters and spaces (approximately 600 words), including references and examples; and a shorter abstracts not to exceed 1,100 spaces and characters (approximately 150 words). Please note that the online submission form does not accept special formatting or text such as IPA. Only electronic submissions sent through our online form will be accepted. The
abstract submission system will be available beginning November 27, 2006. Each person is limited to ONE submission as the primary author; multiple submissions by the same first author will not be accepted.

Deadline for receipt of abstracts is January 16, 2007. Late submissions will not be accepted, and we cannot accept papers that are to be published elsewhere. Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent in mid-February 2007.

Pre-registration fees for SALSA XV will be $25 for students and $50 for non-students, and on-site registration fees will be $30 for students and $60 for non-students.

Contact us at: utsalsauts.cc.utexas.edu

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