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LINGUIST List 23.3003

Tue Jul 10 2012

Calls: Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis/USA

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

Date: 09-Jul-2012
From: Nancy Antrim <nantrimsulross.edu>
Subject: Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture
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Full Title: Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture
Short Title: SW/TX PCA/ACA

Date: 13-Feb-2013 - 16-Feb-2013
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Contact Person: Nancy Antrim
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.swtxpca.org

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 16-Nov-2012

Meeting Description:

34th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February 13-16, 2013
Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Linguistics Area of the SW/TX PCA/ACA conference focuses on language and society. This year's theme is 'Celebrating Popular/American Culture in a Global Context.'

Details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at: http://www.swtxpca.org.

Call for Papers:

Proposals are now being accepted for the Linguistics Area, which will focus on language in society. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are also welcome.

- Language and the Media
- Language and Gender
- Language and Culture
- Language in Advertising
- Language and Law
- Code-switching
- Language use along the border
- Dialects
- Conversation analysis
- Discourse analysis
- Language and education

Abstracts of 250 words are to be submitted to the conference database at http://conference2013.swtxpca.org. Inquiries regarding this area may be sent to Nancy Mae Antrim at the email or physical addresses below by November 16, 2012.

Monetary awards are available for the best graduate student papers in a variety of categories. The full list is available at http://www.swtxpca.org/documents/48.html.

Nancy Mae Antrim, Ph.D.
Department of Languages and Literature
Sul Ross State University
Box C-89
Alpine, TX 79832

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