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Sun Nov 02 2008

Calls: General Linguistics/BOCA: The South Florida Journal of...(Jrnl)

Editor for this issue: Susanne Vejdemo <susannelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Kristyl Kepley, BOCA: The South Florida Journal of Linguistics

Message 1: BOCA: The South Florida Journal of Linguistics
Date: 31-Oct-2008
From: Kristyl Kepley <bocajournalgmail.com>
Subject: BOCA: The South Florida Journal of Linguistics
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Full Title: BOCA: The South Florida Journal of Linguistics

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics;Applied Linguistics;Discipline of Linguistics;General Linguistics;Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2009

The 2009 Spring publication of ~BOCA~ The South Florida Journal of
Linguistics will have a thematic focus of Culture and Language Change.

While papers addressing any facet of this field will be considered, the
editors are especially interested in papers addressing the following:

-Language change as a function of global and/or local contact
-Dialectical differences related to, or resulting from, socio-cultural factors
-Theories, especially socio-cultural ones, which aim to explain how and why
languages change
-Developments or modifications of cultural identities as a function of
linguistic change or contact
-Arenas of human interaction that are fertile grounds for language change
-Socio-cultural factors that drive similarities and differences within
languages, and within patterns of linguistic change

Submissions should be no more than 20 pages, or approximately 6,000 words,
and should follow the guidelines of the Linguistic Society of America's
Language and the Unified Linguist Style Sheet--available through the
Linguist List.

Reviews of books which address these issues are also welcome. These
submissions should be between 1,000-2,000 words.

A separate title page should include the author's name, e-mail address and
mailing address. The author's name should not appear on the manuscript
pages to allow for blind review. Please also include a short (100-200
word) abstract, to be used upon publication.

Submissions must be received by January 15, 2009 and should be sent as
attachments using Microsoft Word to: bocajournalgmail.com

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