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LINGUIST List 23.1613

Fri Mar 30 2012

Calls: Sociolinguistics/Canada

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

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Date: 29-Mar-2012
From: Thomas Ricento <tricentoucalgary.ca>
Subject: Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy & Planning
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Full Title: Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy & Planning
Short Title: LPP Conference 2012

Date: 06-Sep-2012 - 08-Sep-2012
Location: Calgary, Canada
Contact Person: Tom Ricento
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.educ.ucalgary.ca/lpp

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Jun-2012

Meeting Description:

This international conference will be held at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Francois Grin, University of Geneva
Peter Ives, University of Winnipeg
Elana Shohamy, Tel Aviv University

Sponsored by the EAL Chair, University of Calgary

Conference Organizers:

Thomas Ricento and Mary O'Brien

Call for Papers:

We invite papers that approach language policy from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives, and in a variety of contexts, from the local/institutional to national/global. We invite abstracts (500 words maximum) for papers in any of the following areas:

Language policy and political theory
Language policy and lingua franca
Language policy and globalization
Language policies in school settings
Language policy and the economics of the workplace
Language attrition, language revitalization and language policies
Official language policies
Heritage language policies
Ideologies and language policies
National identities and language policies
Non-official languages in mainstream classrooms
Language policies and social mobility
Language policies and transnational communities

For more information on the call for papers, please view our website:


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