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LINGUIST List 20.1919

Tue May 19 2009

Calls: Sociolinguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Elyssa Winzeler <elyssalinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Tyler Anderson, Four Corners Conference on Immigration

Message 1: Four Corners Conference on Immigration
Date: 18-May-2009
From: Tyler Anderson <tandersomesastate.edu>
Subject: Four Corners Conference on Immigration
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Full Title: Four Corners Conference on Immigration
Short Title: FCC

Date: 09-Oct-2009 - 10-Oct-2009
Location: Grand Junction, Colorado, USA
Contact Person: Tom Acker
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://new.mesastate.edu/spanish/fcc/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 20-Jul-2009

Meeting Description:

On behalf of the Conference Organizing Committee, we would like to inform you of

Four Corners Conference on Immigration
Mesa State College
Grand Junction, CO
9 October - 10 October 2009
Website: www.mesastate.edu/spanish/fcc

On October 9-10, 2009 Mesa State College will host a conference on immigration
issues that seeks to bridge the gap between academic scholarship and the
experience of immigration in the field. Papers or panels that explore the
interaction between scholarship and action on immigration issues are most
welcome. How do theory and practice relate to each other in social services,
national security, criminal justice, identity, art, literature, language or
culture? This conference is intended to be multi-disciplinary. Scholars and
practitioners in the humanities, social sciences, human services, business and
criminal justice are encouraged to submit proposals. The goal of the conference
1. To offer a venue for the convergence of theory and practice as related to
2. To explore multiple approaches to issues surrounding immigration
3. To provide opportunities for multi-disciplinary exchange
4. To promote understanding, encourage thought and further scholarship related
to issues of immigration.

Conference organizers also invite proposals for complete panels or roundtables
related to immigration.

Call for Papers
Call Deadline: 20-July-2009

Four Corners Conference on Immigration
Fall 2009
Topic: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice - a Dialogue on Immigration

We are hoping that many linguists will be interested in presenting research on the affects of immigration on language. Conference organizers also invite proposals for complete panels or roundtables related to immigration.

Submission Guidelines:
Abstracts can be written in English or Spanish, must be at most one page long on
a letter-size sheet (8 1/2 inches by 11inches) with one-inch margins and typed in at
least 12-point font. An optional second page is permitted for data and
references. Abstracts must be anonymous. Submissions are limited to 1 individual
and one joint abstract per author or two joint abstracts per author.

Abstracts must be submitted as a PDF, Word or RTF file and sent as an attachment
to the following e-mail address: fourcornersconfgmail.com

Please use 'Four Corners Immigration' in the Subject header and include the
information in (1) - (6) in the body of the message.

Author Information:
1. Name(s) of author(s)
2. Title of talk
3. Area of specialization
4. Affiliation(s)
5. E-mail address(es)
6. Postal address(es)

Contact Information
For further information, please contact the conference organizers:
- Dr. Tom Acker: tackermesastate.edu
- Dr. Julie Barak: jbarakmesastate.edu
- Dr. Julie Bruch: jbruchmesastate.edu
- Dr. Tim Casey: tcaseymesastate.edu
- Dr. Mayela Vallejos-Ramírez: mvallejomesastate.edu
- Dr. Tyler Anderson: tandersomesastate.edu

Website: www.mesastate.edu/spanish/fcc

Sponsored by
- Mesa State College
- Department of Languages, Literature and Mass Communication, Mesa State College
- Department of Art, Mesa State College
- Peruvian Consulate, Denver, Colorado
- Dr. Madge Becker, Mesa State College
- Project Common Ground, Grand Junction, Colorado

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