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LINGUIST List 21.2767

Thu Jul 01 2010

Calls: Romance, Ling & Literature, Sociolinguistics/USA

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


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        1.    Francisco Martinez Ibarra, (R)Evolution in Romance Languages and Literatures

Message 1: (R)Evolution in Romance Languages and Literatures
Date: 29-Jun-2010
From: Francisco Martinez Ibarra <fmibarrabuffalo.edu>
Subject: (R)Evolution in Romance Languages and Literatures
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Full Title: (R)Evolution in Romance Languages and Literatures

Date: 01-Oct-2010 - 02-Oct-2010
Location: Buffalo, NY, USA
Contact Person: Francisco Martinez Ibarra
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics

Language Family(ies): Romance

Call Deadline: 01-Aug-2010

Meeting Description:

University at Buffalo Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
Graduate Student Association presents

(R)Evolution in Romance Languages and Literatures
October 1st and 2nd 2010

Call for Papers

Since the collapse of the Roman Empire, the languages of the former have
evolved, transformed, and spread across the globe. The Romance languages and
literatures diverged and reencountered each other, provoking cultural,
linguistic, and literary changes and exchanges. These (r)evolutions continue
into the present era and enrich our understanding of a shared past, present,
and future. In order to enrich the academic conversation and establish
connections, the objectives of this conference are:

- To foster dialogues and interdisciplinary approaches to Romance languages and
literatures

- To showcase future scholars and create a forum for young scholars to converse
across disciplines about trends in research and pedagogy

- To encourage the discussion of connections between Romance literatures and
languages and between literary studies and linguistics

- To connect literary and linguistic research with other fields such as history,
anthropology, philosophy, sociology, education, psychology, media studies, and
the arts

Potential topics include:

Language policy and planning
Social linguistics
Literary pragmatics
Language contact
Second language acquisition
Teaching methodology
Language evolution
Bilingualism
Globalization
Migration
Local cultures
Law
History

Deadline for abstracts is extended to August 1st. Papers will be accepted in
Romance languages and English. The RLL GSA aims to publish the proceedings of
the conference. Abstracts should be 250 words. Send abstract with proposed title
as an attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF to UBRomancegmail.com.

This event is sponsored by the Romance Languages and Literatures Graduate
Student Association.

Conference will be held on the University at Buffalo, North Campus.

Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
University at Buffalo, North Campus
910 Clemens Hall
Buffalo, NY 14221



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