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LINGUIST List 22.1464

Tue Mar 29 2011

Calls: Sociolinguistics, Ling & Literature, General Linguistics/USA

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        1.     Becky Childs , South Atlantic Modern Language Association

Message 1: South Atlantic Modern Language Association
Date: 28-Mar-2011
From: Becky Childs <rchildsgmail.com>
Subject: South Atlantic Modern Language Association
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Full Title: South Atlantic Modern Language Association
Short Title: SAMLA

Date: 04-Nov-2011 - 06-Nov-2011
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Contact Person: Becky Childs
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jun-2011

Meeting Description:

SAMLA Linguistics Session
SAMLA Annual Convention
November 4-6, 2011
Atlanta, GA

Language both relays and responds to the role of power in modern society as evidenced through the linguistic analysis of both spoken and written language both synchronically and diachronically. The theme of the conference is ‘Power and Poetry in the Modern World’.

Call for Papers:

With the themes of the conference in mind, the SAMLA linguistics session welcomes submissions of proposals on the connection and role of language to power, poetics, and the modern world, inviting papers from all linguistic disciplines that deal with the intersections of language and power and language and the modern world. Topics may include but are not limited to: language change in modern society; language and power (social/political/economic); and language, gender, and power.

Abstracts of 300 words (excluding references) in .doc or pdf format should be emailed to rchildscoastal.edu by June 15, 2011.

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