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LINGUIST List 23.4995

Fri Nov 30 2012

Calls: Sociolinguistics, Anthropological Ling, Computational Ling, Typology, Historical Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Anna Belew <annalinguistlist.org>

Date: 29-Nov-2012
From: Natalia Bermudez <nataliabermudezutexas.edu>
Subject: Symposium about Language and Society-Austin
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Full Title: Symposium about Language and Society-Austin
Short Title: SALSA

Date: 12-Apr-2013 - 13-Apr-2013
Location: Austin, TX, USA
Contact Person: Natalia Bermudez
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://studentorgs.utexas.edu/salsa/

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Typology

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2013

Meeting Description:

21st annual SALSA (Symposium on Language and Society)

Theme: “Language Variation and Change”
University of Texas at Austin
April 12-13, 2013

The Symposium About Language and Society-Austin (SALSA) is an annual symposium promoting linguistic and sociolinguistic research at The University of Texas at Austin. Originally created through the joint efforts of students from the Linguistic and Anthropology Departments at The University of Texas, SALSA has developed into a truly interdisciplinary conference with contributions from various fields, including communication studies, foreign language education, educational psychology, media studies, speech communication, and numerous language departments. Our annual proceedings appear in special editions of Texas Linguistic Forum.

Featured Keynotes:

Sergio Romero (University of Texas at Austin)
Spike Gildea (University of Oregon)
Jacob Eisenstein (Georgia Tech)


Spanish in Texas Project (Directed by Barbara Bullock and Jacqueline Toribio, UT Austin)

Also presenting will be special guest Samy Alim.

Conference presented by the SALSA Graduate Student Organization at UT Austin.

Call for Papers:

The committee of SALSA XXI especially invites papers that discuss typological, historical, computational, and sociolinguistic approaches to the theme 'Language Variation and Change.'

Submission Guidelines:

The deadline for abstract submission is Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at midnight (12 a.m.) CST.

All submissions must be submitted in .pdf format as an email attachment to salsautaustingmail.com. Submissions should not exceed one sheet of paper with margins no small than .5'' and 10 point font, although 1'' margins and 12 point font is preferred. This limit does include examples or other relevant data (e.g. tables or graphs). A second page may be used for references. In order to maintain anonymity during the review process, please do not include your name or otherwise identify yourself anywhere in your abstract. Each person is limited to one submission as the primary author; multiple submissions by the same first author will not be accepted. Late submissions will not be accepted. Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent by February 15, 2013. Presentations will be allotted 20 minutes, with 10 minutes for questions following each presentation.

In the email including your abstract, please also include the following information:

1. Paper title
2. Name of primary author
3. Name(s) of secondary author(s), if applicable
4. Affiliation of author(s)
5. Email address for each author
6. Phone number for each author

Additional information to come:


Questions can be sent to salsautaustingmail.com

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