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LINGUIST List 21.4027

Tue Oct 12 2010

Calls: Historical Ling, Socioling/Netherlands

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

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        1.    Gijsbert Rutten, HiSoN conference Touching the Past

Message 1: HiSoN conference Touching the Past
Date: 11-Oct-2010
From: Gijsbert Rutten <g.j.ruttenhum.leidenuniv.nl>
Subject: HiSoN conference Touching the Past
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Full Title: HiSoN conference Touching the Past

Date: 22-Jun-2011 - 24-Jun-2011
Location: Leiden, Netherlands
Contact Person: Gijsbert Rutten
Meeting Email: g.j.ruttenhum.leidenuniv.nl
Web Site: http://hum.leiden.edu/lucl/hison-conference/

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Dec-2010

Meeting Description:

The research project 'Brieven als Buit/ Letters as Loot' will be organising the
next Historical Sociolinguistic Network Conference at the University of
Leiden in June 2011. This time, the theme of the conference will be
Touching the Past. (Ego)documents in a Linguistic and Historical

Plenary speakers will be Peter Burke (Cambridge), Anthony Lodge (St
Andrews) and Laura Wright (Cambridge).

2nd Call For Papers

Scholars interested in any aspect relating to the conference theme are
invited to submit abstracts for papers. We are particularly interested in
papers from any language area on topics on the language of ego
documents in relation to literacy, corpus linguistics, text type analysis,
linguistic norms, pragmatics and social networks. We invite suggestions for
workshops or panel sessions to be held in the context of the conference.

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 1 December 2010.
Notification of acceptance will occur by mid-February 2011. Slots for papers
will be 30 minutes, including time for questions; the language of the papers
will be English.

Detailed suggestions for workshops/panel sessions should reach us before
1 September 2010.

Abstract format: maximum length 350 words or one page A4, using Times
New Roman font no smaller than 12 point, including references. Please
send one document (name the WORD file: yournameHiSoN2011) with two
versions of the abstract in WORD to hum-hison2011hum.leidenuniv.nl,
one version with your name and affiliation appearing below the title, and
one version without name and affiliation.

The local organisers are Marijke van der Wal, Gijsbert Rutten, Jos
Schaeken and Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade. For further information,
please contact Marijke van der Wal or Gijsbert Rutten at hum-
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