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LINGUIST List 24.3917

Mon Oct 07 2013

Calls: Sociolinguistics/New Zealand

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 06-Oct-2013
From: Miriam Meyerhoff <M.Meyerhoffauckland.ac.nz>
Subject: New Ways of Analysing Variation Asia-Pacific 3
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Full Title: New Ways of Analysing Variation Asia-Pacific 3
Short Title: NWAV AP3

Date: 01-May-2014 - 03-May-2014
Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Contact Person: Miriam Meyerhoff
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Nov-2013

Meeting Description:

New Ways of Analysing Variation Asia-Pacific 3
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, 1-3 May 2014

NWAV ASIA-PACIFIC endeavours to bring together research that is firmly based on empirical data with an emphasis on the quantitative analysis of variation and change. Its priorities are to promote and showcase research on (1) the indigenous languages of the Asia-Pacific region, and (2) restructured or contact varieties that have emerged in the Asia-Pacific region. NWAV AP 3 particularly encourages submissions on the sign languages of Asia and the Pacific.

NWAV AP 3 will be held 1-3 May 2014, at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. The conference is hosted by the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies and the Deaf Studies Research Unit of Victoria University of Wellington (Te Whare Wānanga o te Ūpoko o te Ika a Māui).

Plenary Speakers (confirmed):

Dr Michael Dunn (Max-Planck Institut, Nijmegen)
Dr Lisa Lim (University of Hong Kong)
Dr Adam Schembri (La Trobe University)

2nd Call for Papers:

NWAV AP 3 welcomes submissions for papers and posters on all scientific approaches to analyzing and interpreting language variation and change across the Asia-Pacific region including: real-time/apparent-time language change, dialect variation and change, speech communities, multilingualism, urbanisation and migration, sociophonetics, style-shifting, language/dialect contact, variation in minority languages, variation in acquisition, perceptual dialectology, and other topics that enrich our understandings of the region and its indigenous languages.

Abstract submissions for the third meeting of the NWAV ASIA-PACIFIC conference series, (NWAV AP 3) are now open: https://www.easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?conf=nwavap3. The deadline for abstract submission is 15 November 2013.

Reviewing of abstracts will be concluded and authors will be notified by 31 December 2013.

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