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Sun Oct 24 2010

Calls: Language Documentation, Lexicography/USA

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Megan Melancon , Southeastern Conference on Linguistics

Message 1: Southeastern Conference on Linguistics
Date: 22-Oct-2010
From: Megan Melancon <megan.melancongcsu.edu>
Subject: Southeastern Conference on Linguistics
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Full Title: Southeastern Conference on Linguistics
Short Title: SECOL

Date: 13-Apr-2011 - 15-Apr-2011
Location: Pine Mountain, Georgia, USA
Contact Person: Megan Melancon
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://secol.org

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation; Lexicography

Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2010

Meeting Description:

SECOL LXXVIII (78) will be held at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, GA, Wednesday through Friday, April 13 – 15, 2011. The plenary speakers are expected to be Jesse Sheidlower (OED, on lexicography), and Gerard Steen (Free University Amsterdam, on metaphor). The conference theme, 'Sustainable Language,' recognizes the ecological initiatives of Callaway Gardens, and includes linguistic topics such as 'Ecology of Language' (language in its structural and cultural settings and uses), 'Endangered Languages,' 'Language Maintenance and Change,' and 'Language Archives and Collections.' Questions about the venue and arrangements may be addressed to local host Bill Kretzschmar (kretzschuga.edu) .

Call for Papers:

Twenty minute papers and panels lasting 100 minutes relating to the conference theme are especially requested. Research findings in all areas of language and linguistics are welcome. Electronic submissions are strongly preferred. Hard-copy submissions will be considered.

Abstracts must arrive by December 15, 2010. Send abstracts to:

Dr. Megan E. Melancon
Dept. of English and Rhetoric
Georgia College and State University
CBX 044
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Fax: 478-445-5961
Phone: 478-445-5572

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