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Fri Sep 10 2010

Calls: Anthro Ling, Disc Analysis, Socioling/Germany

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        1.    Christine Mertzlufft, Youth Languages - Dynamics and Cultural Contexts

Message 1: Youth Languages - Dynamics and Cultural Contexts
Date: 08-Sep-2010
From: Christine Mertzlufft <christine.mertzlufftgermanistik.uni-freiburg.de>
Subject: Youth Languages - Dynamics and Cultural Contexts
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Full Title: Youth Languages - Dynamics and Cultural Contexts

Date: 31-Mar-2011 - 02-Apr-2011
Location: Freiburg, Germany
Contact Person: Christine Mertzlufft
Meeting Email: jugendsprachehpcl.uni-freiburg.de
Web Site: http://www.hpcl.uni-freiburg.de/jugendsprachen-2011

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Discourse Analysis;
Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 10-Oct-2010

Meeting Description:

Since the 1970s, the linguistic analysis of youth languages has become a
common subject within different areas of research of oral and written
language use of adolescents. The analyses do not focus on an idealized
speaker, but on interlocutors within their specific life-worlds. Using different
speaking styles young people communicate various identities, memberships
and situative affiliations. Critical lexicography, ethnography of
communication, stilistics, socio-linguistics, semantics and recently also
research related to computer-mediated communication constitute various
strands of research on youth languages which will play a role at the
conference in Freiburg 2011.

We welcome abstracts for papers that cover aspects within all areas of
youth languages research. These include, but are not limited to, the
following topics:

-Sociolects and cultural stylization
-Social networks
-Youth languages and media
-Youth languages in comparison
-Applied youth language research

The following plenary speakers have kindly accepted an invitation:

Penelope Eckert, Stanford:
The emergence of adolescent language
Jannis Androutsopoulos, Hamburg:
Youth Language as Structure, Performance and Ideology
Jugendsprache als Struktur, Performanz und Ideologie
Christa Dürscheid, Zürich:
Youth and informal writing
Jugendliche und informelle Schriftlichkeit
Marjorie Goodwin, Los Angeles:
The hidden life of girls
Jens Normann Jorgensen, Copenhagen:
Who Has the Right to Do What With Whose Language? - Language Access
and Availability among Late Modern Urban Youth
Eva Neuland, Wuppertal:
Research on Youth Languages: Traditional and new subject fields
Die Erforschung der Jugendsprachen. Traditionelle und neue
Themenfelder.

Call For Papers

Talks are 20 minutes in length, followed by 10 minutes for discussion.
Abstracts may be submitted until October, 10th 2010 at
jugendsprachehpcl.uni-freiburg.de

Important dates:

10 October 2010: Deadline for Abstract Submission
10 November 2010: Notification of Acceptance
10 November - 5 January: Early Bird Registration
5 January - 5 March: Normal Registration
31 March - 2 April: Conference

A publication of selected papers is planned.
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