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LINGUIST List 17.505

Thu Feb 16 2006

Calls: Socioling/USA;Applied Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Kevin Burrows <kevinlinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Kathryn Remlinger, American Dialect Society, Midwest Region, at the meeting of the Midwest Modern Language Association
        2.    Janna Graham, General and Applied Linguistics session at the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association's Annual Convention


Message 1: American Dialect Society, Midwest Region, at the meeting of the Midwest Modern Language Association
Date: 14-Feb-2006
From: Kathryn Remlinger <remlingkgvsu.edu>
Subject: American Dialect Society, Midwest Region, at the meeting of the Midwest Modern Language Association



Full Title: American Dialect Society, Midwest Region, at the meeting of the Midwest Modern Language Association
Short Title: ADS at MMLA

Date: 09-Nov-2006 - 12-Nov-2006
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Contact Person: Kathryn Remlinger
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.uiowa.edu/~mmla

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Apr-2006

Meeting Description:

Call for Papers: ADS at MMLA, 'Language Variation and Change in the United States.' We welcome papers dealing with varieties of English and other languages spoken in the United States. Presentations may be based in traditional dialectology or in other areas of language variation and change, including sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, anthropological linguistics, folk linguistics, language and gender/sexuality, language attitudes, linguistics in the schools, critical discourse analysis, or narratology.

Call for Papers: ADS at MMLA, ''Language Variation and Change in the United States''

9-12 November 2006

Palmer House, Chicago

We welcome papers dealing with varieties of English and other languages spoken in the United States. Presentations may be based in traditional dialectology or in other areas of language variation and change, including sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, anthropological linguistics, folk linguistics, language and gender/sexuality, language attitudes, linguistics in the schools, critical discourse analysis, or narratology. Send 300-word abstracts by email to:

Kathryn Remlinger
remlingkgvsu.edu
American Dialect Society, Midwest Secretary
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan
1-616-331-3122

Membership to ADS is recommended. Membership is $50 and includes a year's subscription to the society's journal, American Speech, and a copy of the Publication of the American Dialect Society (PADS, an annual hardbound supplement). Membership information is available at www.americandialect.org.

Membership to MMLA is required. Membership is $35 for full and associate professors, $30 for assistant professors and schoolteachers, $20 for adjunct and part-time faculty, and $15 for students, retired, and unemployed. Information on membership is available at the website below or by writing to MMLA, 302 English-Philosophy Bldg, U of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1408, tel: 1-319-335-0331.

For more information about ADS at MMLA, see the MMLA website, www.uiowa.edu/~mmla, go to Call for Papers, scroll down to Associated Organizations, then to American Dialect Society.



Message 2: General and Applied Linguistics session at the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association's Annual Convention
Date: 14-Feb-2006
From: Janna Graham <grahjannisu.edu>
Subject: General and Applied Linguistics session at the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association's Annual Convention



Full Title: General and Applied Linguistics session at the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association's annual convention

Date: 12-Oct-2006 - 14-Oct-2006
Location: Tucson, AZ, USA
Contact Person: Janna Graham
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://rmmla.wsu.edu

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Mar-2006

Meeting Description:

General and Applied Linguistics session at the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association's annual convention in Tucson, AZ, October 12-14, 2006.

Abstracts of 300 words are invited for submission by March 1, 2006. Electronic submissions are preferred but not required (see contact information below). Topics may include any issue related to general or applied linguistics, especially those that do not suit more specialized RMMLA sessions. About 20 minutes will be allowed for each presentation.

Presenters whose papers are accepted must be current in their RMMLA dues by April 1, 2006. Please see the RMMLA website at rmmla.wsu.edu for more information.

Janna Graham
Department of English and Philosophy
Campus Box 8056
Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID 83209
(208) 282-5372
grahjannisu.edu





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