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LINGUIST List 18.1060

Mon Apr 09 2007

Confs: Anthropological Ling,Discourse Analysis,Sociolinguistics/USA

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Message 1: Conference on Culture, Language, and Social Practice
Date: 08-Apr-2007
From: Joshua Raclaw <joshua.raclawcolorado.edu>
Subject: Conference on Culture, Language, and Social Practice


Conference on Culture, Language, and Social Practice
Short Title: CLASP

Date: 05-Oct-2007 - 07-Oct-2007
Location: Boulder, CO, USA
Contact: Joshua Raclaw
Contact Email: clasp.conferencegmail.com
Meeting URL: http://www.colorado.edu/linguistics/faculty/kira_hall/clasp/conf/

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

Meeting Description:

The program in Culture, Language and Social Practice (CLASP) at the University
of Colorado at Boulder will take place from Oct 5 - Oct 7, 2007. Confirmed
plenary speakers are H. Samy Alim (Anthropology, UC Los Angeles), Mary Bucholtz
(Linguistics, UC Santa Barbara), Kathy Escamilla (Education, University of
Colorado), and Crispin Thurlow (Communication, University of Washington).

-Conference Details:

The conference will take place from Oct 5 - Oct 7, 2007. Our confirmed plenary
speakers are Mary Bucholtz (Linguistics, UC Santa Barbara), Kathy Escamilla
(Education, University of Colorado), Norma Mendoza-Denton (Anthropology,
University of Arizona), and Crispin Thurlow (Communication, University of
Washington). The Friday of the conference will consist of workshops held by
plenary speakers and CLASP faculty, while Saturday and Sunday will be devoted to
paper presentations and plenary talks. The conference website can be found at:
http://www.colorado.edu/linguistics/faculty/kira_hall/clasp/conf/

-Theme Session
Papers for the Theme Session should focus on a topic or issue dealing with
interdisciplinary approaches to doing research on language, society and culture.
Papers for consideration in the Theme Session may address issues dealing with
crossing (inter)discipinary boundaries in both theoretical and applied research.
Possible topics for the Theme Session might include: dialogues between
linguistic anthropology and sociolinguistics; the use of feminist and queer
conversation analysis; ethnographic approaches to doing critical discourse
analysis; etc.

-About CLASP

More information about CLASP can be found here:
http://www.colorado.edu/linguistics/faculty/kira_hall/clasp/

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