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LINGUIST List 22.4052

Mon Oct 17 2011

Calls: Spanish, Sociolinguistics/USA

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

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        1.     Ana Carvalho , 6th International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics

Message 1: 6th International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics
Date: 17-Oct-2011
From: Ana Carvalho <anacu.arizona.edu>
Subject: 6th International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics
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Full Title: 6th International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics
Short Title: WSS6

Date: 12-Apr-2012 - 14-Apr-2012
Location: Tucson, AZ, USA
Contact Person: Ana Carvalho
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://w3.coh.arizona.edu/spanish/linguistic_conference/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Spanish

Call Deadline: 30-Oct-2011

Meeting Description:

The 6th International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics (WSS6) will be held at University of Arizona, April 12-14 2012.

Keynote Speakers:

Norma Mendoza-Denton, University of Arizona
Carmen Silva-Corvalán, University of Southern California

Invited Speaker:

Kathryn Woolard, University of California, San Diego

Call for Papers:

The purpose of this conference is to bring together scholars to share original sociolinguistic research that analyzes Spanish data or data from contact situations between Spanish and other languages. All sociolinguistic research studies will be considered but papers on language variation and change, language contact, language attitudes, bilingualism, and Spanish in the US are especially welcome. Papers and presentations can be delivered in Spanish or English.

Proposals are invited for individual papers and posters.

Individual Papers:

Papers can be presented by one or more authors within a twenty-minute period, with additional ten minutes for discussion.


Posters are to present one-on-one discussion of research. A block of time will be devoted to presentations of posters.

Abstracts must be one page in length (in addition to references), and must include title of paper, name, academic affiliation, address, telephone number, e-mail, and audiovisual requests.

Abstracts must be submitted through EasyAbstracts (EasyAbs) at:


Please indicate whether you want to be considered for a paper presentation, a poster, or both. Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract per person.

Selected papers will be published by Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

Organizing Committee:

Ana Carvalho, Chair
Sara Beaudrie, Co-chair
Sonia Colina
Antxon Olarrea
Miquel Simonet

For more information, please send an email to anacu.arizona.edu or beaudrieu.arizona.edu, or click on http://w3.coh.arizona.edu/spanish/linguistic_conference/index.html.

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