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LINGUIST List 24.1590

Mon Apr 08 2013

Calls: Spanish, Sociolinguistics/USA

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

Date: 07-Apr-2013
From: Sandro Sessarego <sessaregowisc.edu>
Subject: 7th International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics
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Full Title: 7th International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics
Short Title: WSS7

Date: 03-Apr-2014 - 05-Apr-2014
Location: Madison, WI, USA
Contact Person: Sandro Sessarego
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://sites.google.com/a/wisc.edu/wss7_uwisconsin/

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Spanish

Call Deadline: 01-Nov-2013

Meeting Description:

7th International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
April 3-5, 2014

Keynote Speakers:

Sali A. Tagliamonte, University of Toronto
Armin Schwegler, University of California-Irvine
John M. Lipski, The Pennsylvania State University

Organizing Committee:

Sandro Sessarego, Chair
Fernando Tejedo, Co-chair
Grant Armstrong
Diana Frantzen
Rajiv Rao
Cathy Stafford

Call for Papers:

The purpose of this conference is to bring together scholars to share original sociolinguistic research that analyzes Spanish data or data from contact situations between Spanish and other languages. We invite abstracts for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes for discussion) on any aspect of sociolinguistic research. In particular, we look forward to receiving studies dealing with synchronic and diachronic approaches to language variation and change, contact linguistics, bilingualism, Spanish in the US and pidgin & creole languages. Papers and presentations can be delivered in Spanish or English.

Proposals are invited for individual papers and posters.

Individual papers: Papers can be presented by one or more authors within a twenty-minute period, with additional ten minutes for discussion.
Posters: A block of time will be devoted to one-on-one presentations of posters.

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

Abstracts must be one page in length (in addition to references). Abstracts must be submitted through Easy Abstracts (EasyAbs) at: http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/wss7.

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: Friday, November 1, 2013.
Notification of acceptance: no later than Friday, December 20, 2013.

Please indicate whether you want to be considered for a paper presentation, a poster, or both. Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract per person.

Selected papers will be published by Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

For more information, please send an email to wss7.uwmadisongmail.com or click on https://sites.google.com/a/wisc.edu/wss7_uwisconsin/.

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