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LINGUIST List 23.3430

Wed Aug 15 2012

Calls: Socioling, Anthropological Ling, Translation/USA

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

Date: 15-Aug-2012
From: George McCool <gmccooltowson.edu>
Subject: Forging Linguistic Identities
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Full Title: Forging Linguistic Identities

Date: 14-Mar-2013 - 16-Mar-2013
Location: Towson, MD, USA
Contact Person: George McCool
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Call Deadline: 16-Sep-2012

Meeting Description:

The second biennial Towson University conference on 'Forging Linguistic Identities' seeks to examine language as a socially embedded phenomenon within historical and geographical contexts. Possible topics include: dialects/diglossia, standardization, multilingualism, migration, translation studies, national reception of minority-language literature, etc.

Call for Papers:

The scope of the conference is not limited by region, language or time period. Proposals are welcomed across disciplines, from scholars of languages and literatures, geography, history, psychology and sociology. Please send an abstract of 250 words by email to Prof. George McCool (gmccooltowson.edu). Please include a short CV, maximum 2 pages, with your name, full address, institutional affiliation, day telephone, fax, and email address.

A peer-reviewed publication of selected acts is tentatively planned.

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