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LINGUIST List 21.3920

Tue Oct 05 2010

Calls: Socioling, Writing Systems/Canada

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Carrie Dyck, Dialogue on Dialect Standardization

Message 1: Dialogue on Dialect Standardization
Date: 03-Oct-2010
From: Carrie Dyck <cdyckmun.ca>
Subject: Dialogue on Dialect Standardization
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Full Title: Dialogue on Dialect Standardization

Date: 02-Aug-2011 - 06-Aug-2011
Location: London, Ontario, Canada
Contact Person: Jorge Emilio Rosés Labrada
Meeting Email: methods14uwo.ca
Web Site: http://westernlinguistics.ca/methods14/

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics; Writing Systems

Call Deadline: 29-Nov-2010

Meeting Description:

The aim of the workshop is to provide a space for the development of
dialogue between dialectologists, language community activists, and others
working on the development of orthographies regarding the issues that
arise during the creation of writing systems in places where there is dialect
variation and there is no writing system, or there is a writing system for a
national language but not for the particular language. Presentations will be
20 minutes in length, followed by a 10-minute discussion period. Please
note that there could also be sessions for poster presentations depending
on participants' interest.

Call For Papers

Please submit your abstract, of up to 300 words excluding bibliography, by
e-mail attachment (as Word, RTF or PDF files - please use PDF if there are
any potential problems with fonts) to methods14uwo.ca. Put 'Abstract for
Dialogue on Dialect Standardization' in the subject line. Make the abstract
as anonymous as possible, and include the title. In the body of your e-mail
message, include the contact details of author(s) and a statement as to
whether the paper is intended for oral presentation, a poster session or

The deadline for submission of abstracts is 30 November 2010. The
anonymous abstracts will be refereed by the Workshop organizing
committee, and authors will be notified of acceptance before the end of
January 2011.

The main language of the conference is English but specific sessions may
be conducted in French.

Workshop organizing committee:
Carrie Dyck (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
Tania Granadillo (The University of Western Ontario)
Keren Rice (University of Toronto)
Jorge Emilio Rosés Labrada (The University of Western Ontario)
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