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Calls: Linguistics & Literature, Sociolinguistics/USA
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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
2012 South Atlantic MLA Convention
November 9-11, 2012
Durham, North Carolina
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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