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LINGUIST List 23.2542

Wed May 30 2012

Calls: Sociolinguistics/New Zealand

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


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Date: 29-May-2012
From: Miriam Meyerhoff <M.Meyerhoffauckland.ac.nz>
Subject: 13th New Zealand Language and Society Conference
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Full Title: 13th New Zealand Language and Society Conference

Date: 28-Nov-2012 - 29-Nov-2012
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Contact Person: Miriam Meyerhoff
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jul-2012

Meeting Description:

The 13th biennial New Zealand Language and Society Conference will be held at the University of Auckland, 28-29 November 2012. The theme for the conference this year is 'Minority Speech Communities in Focus'.

Keynote Speakers:

Umberto Ansaldo (University of Hong Kong)
Felicity Meakins (University of Queensland)

The conference will be held at the University of Auckland, Arts 1 Building, 14a Symonds St, Auckland. It will run Wed 28 November and Thurs 29 November. On Friday 30 November, there will be an ASSTA Workshop on 'Phonetic Analysis of Rhythm in Indigenous Languages', with Guest Speaker Amalia Arvaniti, UC, San Diego. More details about the workshop will be released shortly including information on where and how to make submissions.

2nd Call for Papers:

Papers on any aspect of the relationship between language and society - language use and its users - are welcomed. The special theme for the 2012 conference is Minority Speech Communities in Focus. Papers on this topic are particularly welcome.

Abstracts should be no more than 350 words and be submitted in pdf (or Word) format through the Linguist List's Easy Abstracts utility:

http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/LangSoc13

Abstract submission closes 15 July 2012.



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