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LINGUIST List 23.2283

Fri May 11 2012

Calls: Linguistics & Literature, Sociolinguistics/USA

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

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Date: 10-May-2012
From: Peggy Lindsey <plindseygeorgiasouthern.edu>
Subject: 2012 South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention
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Full Title: 2012 South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention
Short Title: SAMLA

Date: 09-Nov-2012 - 11-Nov-2012
Location: Durham, NC, USA
Contact Person: Peggy Lindsey
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://samla.gsu.edu/convention/convention.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 22-Jun-2012

Meeting Description:

2012 South Atlantic MLA Convention
November 9-11, 2012
Durham, North Carolina

Special Focus:

Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile


Dr. Leonard Barkan, Princeton University, Critical Plenary Speaker
Dr. Gustavo Perez-Firmat, Columbia University, Creative Plenary Speaker
Karenne Wood, University of Virginia, Featured Speaker

Call for Papers:

In keeping with the conference theme 'Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration and Exile,' this session invites papers from all linguistic disciplines which explore the language of travel, immigration, and/or exile. Topics may include, but are not limited to, considerations of the role of language in constructing/deconstructing personal, cultural, or national identities; of language as an (in)effective tool for conveying memory; or of cognitive metaphor in memoir.

Please submit abstracts of no more than 250 words to Peggy Lindsey, Georgia Southern University, at plindseygeorgiasouthern.edu by Friday, June 22, 2012.

Please visit http://samla.gsu.edu/convention/convention.htm for conference information.

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