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LINGUIST List 18.1905

Mon Jun 25 2007

Calls: Socioling/Discipline of Ling/Sociolinguistic Studies (Jrnl)

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        1.    Philippe Hambye, Sociolinguistic Studies

Message 1: Sociolinguistic Studies
Date: 25-Jun-2007
From: Philippe Hambye <hambyerom.ucl.ac.be>
Subject: Sociolinguistic Studies

Full Title: Sociolinguistic Studies

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Sep-2007

Call for papers

Sociolinguistic Studies
Equinox Publishing, London, UK, 3 issues/year


Special issue
Analysing language to understand social phenomenon /
Analyser le langage pour comprendre les phénomènes sociaux


Philippe Hambye, researcher in sociolinguistics at the Centre de recherche
VALIBEL, Département d'études romanes, University of Louvain (UCL, Belgium).
Jean-Louis Siroux, researcher in sociology at the Unité d'anthropologie et
de sociologie, University of Louvain (UCL, Belgium).


Please look at the detailed call for papers at

The objectives of this themed volume are the following:

-Illustrating the way scholars from diverse sensibilities and disciplines
contribute to the understanding of social phenomenon through the analysis
of language (conceived as practices, discourses, interactions, etc);
-Clarifying the role of theories and concepts inherited from sociology in
-Fostering a dialogue between sociolinguists and researchers from other
social sciences;
-Proposing a certain definition of sociolinguistics, of its pretensions and

Every contribution is thus expected to address issues related to the use of
sociological theories and concepts in theoretical and empirical
sociolinguistic research. Papers could emphasize:

(a) Either the illustration of theoretical concepts and questions on the
basis of case studies;
(b) Or a more meta-theoretical and disciplinary reflection.

Submission Process and Timeline

-750-1500 words abstract have to be sent to the editors
(hambyerom.ucl.ac.be, sirouxanso.ucl.ac.be) by September 15th 2007.
-Acceptation will be notified to authors by October 15th 2007.
-A first version of the papers will have to be sent to the editors by March
1st 2008.

All papers will be blind-reviewed by 2 expert reviewers.

For any futher questions please contact us:
Philippe Hambye (hambyerom.ucl.ac.be)
Jean-Louis Siroux (sirouxanso.ucl.ac.be)

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