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LINGUIST List 18.1347

Thu May 03 2007

Confs: Sociolinguistics/New Zealand

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        1.    Tony Quinn, 5th International Gender and Language Association

Message 1: 5th International Gender and Language Association
Date: 02-May-2007
From: Tony Quinn <tony.quinnvuw.ac.nz>
Subject: 5th International Gender and Language Association

5th International Gender and Language Association
Short Title: IGALA5

Date: 03-Jul-2008 - 05-Jul-2008
Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Contact: Vivien Trott
Contact Email: igala5vuw.ac.nz
Meeting URL: http://www.vuw.ac.nz/igala5/

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

igala5 in Wellington, New Zealand in 2008

The International Gender & Language Association 5th Biennial Conference
Thursday 3 July - Saturday 5 July 2008
at Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand

Keynote Speakers
Dale Spender (Australian author & feminist)
Anne Pauwels (University of Western Australia)
Rachel McKee (Victoria University of Wellington)
Surinderpal Kaur (University of Malaya)
Carmen Caldas-Coulthard (University of Birmingham)

The 5th International Gender and Language Association biennial conference will
provide researchers worldwide with an opportunity to present their work and
share ideas in the fields of language, gender, and sexuality.

First Announcement

The Conference will include :
- plenaries on gender and language change, multimodalities,
transversal subjects, and sign language
- a workshop on teaching Language & Gender courses
- a workshop focussed on postgraduate interests & concerns
- a symposium on indigenous languages and gender issues
- a phonetics and gender symposium
- a ''beyond binaries'' stream [language use outside the
female/male/heterosexual/homosexual square]

Some important dates for your diaries
- Abstract submission by 30 November 2007
- Notification of acceptance by 15 February 2008
- Deadline for conference registration: 30 May 2008

Please note that presenters are expected to be or to become members of IGALA.
See http://www.stanford.edu/group/igala/

Conference organisers:
Janet Holmes & Meredith Marra
School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
Victoria University
New Zealand

Note that this conference is immediately preceded at the same venue by the
Laboratory Phonology 11 conference (LabPhon11), 30 June-2 July 2008

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