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LINGUIST List 22.3517

Thu Sep 08 2011

Calls: Discourse Analysis, Sociolinguistics/USA

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


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        1.     Sarah Krizan , Global Michigan: International Focus on the Revitalization of the Region

Message 1: Global Michigan: International Focus on the Revitalization of the Region
Date: 01-Sep-2011
From: Sarah Krizan <skrizanemich.edu>
Subject: Global Michigan: International Focus on the Revitalization of the Region
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Full Title: Global Michigan: International Focus on the Revitalization of the Region

Date: 10-Nov-2011 - 14-Nov-2011
Location: Ypsilanti, MI, USA
Contact Person: Rosemary Weston-Gil
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Sep-2011

Meeting Description:

The purpose of the Global Michigan conference, the annual conference of the Ambassadorial and Consular Corps and Eastern Michigan University, is to explore ways of revitalizing the region by means of internationalization. We plan to consider various facets of this topic through panel and round table discussions as well as presentations. Some topics of interest include entrepreneurial immigration, language and international trade/careers, creating and maintaining international partnerships, and promoting sustainability by preserving our heritages.

Call for Papers:

Papers and posters are invited on international development in academia, technology and commerce. Some topics include:

- Entrepreneurial Immigration
- Creating and maintaining international partnerships
- The role of international communities in the revitalization of the region
- The culture(s), heritage(s) and language(s) factors
- Language and International Trade
- Language and International Careers
- Models of Internationalization
- Technology supporting an international agenda
- Attracting foreign capital and high-tech companies
- Promoting sustainability by preserving our Heritages

Please send abstracts of no more than one page by September 15, 2011. Submissions can be made by means of Digital Commons:

http://commons.emich.edu/acaccem/




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