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LINGUIST List 22.2453

Mon Jun 13 2011

Calls: Sociolinguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Wayne Finke , Language under Controls

Message 1: Language under Controls
Date: 12-Jun-2011
From: Wayne Finke <wayne.finkebaruch.cuny.edu>
Subject: Language under Controls
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Full Title: Language under Controls

Date: 23-Sep-2011 - 24-Sep-2011
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contact Person: Wayne Finke
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Sep-2011

Meeting Description:

Language under Controls:
Policies and Practices Affecting Freedom of Speech

An international conference of the American Society of Geolinguistics will
take place September 23-24, 2011. Many countries have in their
constitutions statements regarding freedom of speech and have legislated on
such topics as treasonous speech, incitement to riot, liable and slander,
etc. Few legislate against blasphemy but some do regarding pornography.
This international conference to be held at Baruch College (CUNY) is still
another in the successful series of annual conferences of the American
Society of Geolinguistics (founded in 1965 by Mario Pei). They have drawn
participants from the US, the UK, France, Germany, Russia, Spain, China,
Japan, Australia, Cuba and more. A number of proceedings of those
conferences have been published. This conference’s 15-minute papers,
expanded to a maximum of 15 single-spaced pages, including works cited, is

Keynote speaker will be Prof. Adrian Pablé, University of Hong Kong

Call for Papers:

If you are interested in submitting an abstract of 250 words, please do so
by September 1, 2011.

Subjects may include: political correctness; national and international
laws and language policies; censorship of any kind of printed, broadcast,
or internet communications; self-censorship by governments, authors and
journalists; activities of national and local regulators upholding
political, religious or other standards, however determined; technology
advancing or undermining national and international order, government and
commercial secrets, etc.; monitoring and manipulating any communication;
activists hacking and releasing sensitive documents or organizing
uprisings; outspokenness and communication in general. Suggest any other
topic you think relevant regarding any language. All papers to be in English.

Abstracts to:

Prof. Wayne Finke
Baruch College
New York, NY 10010-5585

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