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LINGUIST List 23.980

Mon Feb 27 2012

Calls: Sociolinguistics, Language Acquisition/USA

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        1.     Francisco Salgado-Robles , Modern Language Association: L2 Sociolinguistics from the Classroom to the Community


Message 1: Modern Language Association: L2 Sociolinguistics from the Classroom to the Community
Date: 26-Feb-2012
From: Francisco Salgado-Robles <fsalgadoroblesuky.edu>
Subject: Modern Language Association: L2 Sociolinguistics from the Classroom to the Community
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Full Title: Modern Language Association: L2 Sociolinguistics from the Classroom to the Community
Short Title: MLA

Date: 03-Jan-2013 - 06-Jan-2013
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Contact Person: Francisco Salgado-Robles
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.mla.org/convention

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 10-Mar-2012

Meeting Description:

The 128th MLA Annual Convention will begin on Thursday, 3 January, and end on Sunday, 6 January 2013.This panel will discuss research that addresses the intersection between second language acquisition and sociolinguistics

Call for Papers:

We especially invite papers that consider the effects of the extralinguistic variable of 'setting' (e.g., traditional classroom, study-abroad, community service, web 2.0 technologies) on the development of sociolinguistic competence. Possible topics include awareness of and sensitivity to cultural norms and expectations, formality, register, style, or geographic and social language variation.

The body of the abstract must be no more than one page in length with a second page for examples and references. Abstracts must clearly present a specific thesis statement and include a description of topic, approach, and conclusions. Please specify the title of the paper, name, academic affiliation, and email in the abstract submission. All submissions must be received via email (fsalgadoroblesuky.edu) by March 10, 2012.



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