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LINGUIST List 20.4334

Wed Dec 16 2009

Calls: Applied Ling, General Ling, Socioling, Lang Documentation/USA

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

LINGUIST is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new feature: Easy Abstracts! Easy Abs is a free abstract submission and review facility designed to help conference organizers and reviewers accept and process abstracts online. Just go to: http://www.linguistlist.org/confcustom, and begin your conference customization process today! With Easy Abstracts, submission and review will be as easy as 1-2-3!
        1.    Deborah Piston-Hatlen, Minority Languages in Europe: Successes and Challenges

Message 1: Minority Languages in Europe: Successes and Challenges
Date: 14-Dec-2009
From: Deborah Piston-Hatlen <dhatlenindiana.edu>
Subject: Minority Languages in Europe: Successes and Challenges
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Full Title: Minority Languages in Europe: Successes and Challenges

Date: 07-Oct-2010 - 09-Oct-2010
Location: Bloomington, IN, USA
Contact Person: Deborah Piston-Hatlen
Meeting Email: eurlangsindiana.edu
Web Site: http://www.indiana.edu/~eurlangs

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language
Documentation; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 19-Apr-2010

Meeting Description:

The 'Minority Languages in Europe' conference will explore aspects of European
minority languages and related cultural issues.

Invited Speakers: José Ignacio Hualde, University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign; Bernat Joan i Mari, Secretari de Política Lingüística de la
Generalitat de Catalunya; Claude Truchot, Université de Strasbourg; Jean-Luc
Vigneux, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Ch'Lanchron, author, singer,composer,
translator; Colin Williams, Cardiff University

Call for Papers

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes for discussion) on
any aspect of European minority languages and related cultural issues, including
but not limited to:

- Sociolinguistics
- Geopolitical issues
- Cultural vitality
- Language endangerment & revitalization
- Linguistic issues: descriptive & theoretical
- Orthography/literacy
- Education
- Fieldwork/research issues
- Language & identity
- Media & technology

Abstracts should be no more than one page in length (a second page may be
included for examples and references), in 12-point type. All margins should be
at least one inch wide (or 2.5 cm). Authors are asked to submit their abstracts
online using our online submission page:


Click on the Abstract Submission link in the top right corner of the page and
follow the instructions provided. Please be sure to include all requested
information on the abstract submissions page. To facilitate the review process,
please indicate the general topic addressed in the proposal. Preference will be
given to presentations not duplicated at other major conferences. Authors are
asked to indicate prior or planned presentations of their papers.

Email: eurlangsindiana.edu
Website: http://www.indiana.edu/~eurlangs

Organizing Committee:
Julie Auger, Deborah Piston-Hatlen, Kevin Rottet, Rex Sprouse

Sponsored by the Indiana University West European Studies National Resource Center
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