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LINGUIST List 18.1532

Sun May 20 2007

FYI: Call for Papers for Book on Slang and Slogans

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Message 1: Call for Papers for Book on Slang and Slogans
Date: 17-May-2007
From: Akinola Odebunmi <akinodebyahoo.com>
Subject: Call for Papers for Book on Slang and Slogans


Papers are invited from scholars working on slang and slogans for
publication in the book, Studies in Slang and Slogans. The papers, which
could be of any length, should address the following topics or other ones
considered relevant to the use and understanding of slang and slogans in
various contexts:

1. Contextual issues in slang and slogan usages
2. Slang, slogans and politics
3. Slang and the media
4. Slogans and advertisement
5. Literary representations of slang and slogans
6. Slang and market interactions
7. Student slang
8. Slogans and trade unionism
9. Neologising and sustaining slang and slogans
10. Slang in hospital interactions
11. Slang and commercial sex negotiations
12. Slang and armed robbery operations
13. Slang, slogans and internet communication
14. Slogans and sports
15. Slang and cultural discourse

The deadline for submission of articles is 30 October, 2007. Authors should
adopt the APA referencing style. Electronic or hard copies of the papers
should be sent to :

Dr Akin Odebunmi,
Department of English,
University of Ibadan,
Ibadan, Nigeria.

E-mail: akinodebyahoo.com

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics



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