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LINGUIST List 24.4435

Thu Nov 07 2013

Calls: Applied Ling, Socioling, Discourse Analysis, General Ling/Canada

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

Date: 07-Nov-2013
From: Dr Lia Litosseliti <l.litosseliticity.ac.uk>
Subject: 8th International Gender and Language Association Conference
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Full Title: 8th International Gender and Language Association Conference
Short Title: IGALA 8

Date: 05-Jun-2014 - 07-Jun-2014
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Contact Person: infoigala8.com infoigala8.com
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.igala8.com

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Nov-2013

Meeting Description:

8th International Gender and Language Association Conference
IGALA 8
June 5-7, 2014
Vancouver, Canada

With the theme Shifting Visions: Gender, Sexuality, Discourse and Language, IGALA 8 2014 aims to bring together scholars from diverse fields of knowledge as well as geographical regions who are interested in broadening and deepening our understanding of the complex relationships among gender, sexuality, discourse and language.

In so doing, we encourage new ways of signifying these concepts and their interrelationships in the following thematic areas:

- Education & pedagogy
- Culture & literature
- Career & workplace
- Ethnicity & religion
- Race & social class
- Multiculturalism
- Politics & journalism
- Media & technology
- Policy & governance
- Health & wellness
- Age & life stages
- Multilingualism

Call for Papers:

Abstract submission deadline: November 30, 2013

IGALA 8 invites submissions for presentations in oral or multimodal formats including papers, posters, panels, round tables, and performances that address all aspects of gender, sexuality, discourse and language. Submissions will be accepted in French as well as English and be incorporated into the appropriate language stream. For any queries, direct questions to infoigala8.com.

General Submission Guidelines:

Please submit your proposal electronically by November 30, 2013 via the registration page at https://igala8.com/papers.

All authors must pay their conference registration fee by April 1, 2014 in order to have proposals included in the conference final program.

Registration Payment Deadlines:

All registration prices include the IGALA 8 conference dinner, to happen on June 6, 2014.

Early Bird Registration Fee (in Canadian Dollars):

Closing date: February 15, 2014
Professionals: $245.00 CAD
Students (all) & professionals from Less Economically Developed Countries $245.00 CAD

Regular Registration Fee (in Canadian Dollars):

Closing date: April 1, 2014
Note: This is the very final deadline for registration payment by authors in order to have their proposals included in the conference final program.
Professionals: $295.00 CAD
Students (all) & professionals from Less Economically Developed Countries: $245.00 CAD

Non-Presenters Fee:

Professionals: $200.00 CAD
Students (all) & professionals from Less Economically Developed Countries: $200.00 CAD

Up-to-Date Membership:

In order to present a paper (including posters, panels, etc.) at IGALA 8 you must have a current IGALA membership (after having submitted a paper and having it successfully accepted according to the guidelines of the conference organizing committee).

Note that IGALA Membership includes a subscription to Gender and Language Journal (Equinox).

Also note that an IGALA membership runs on a calendar year. In cases where abstract submission and presentation fall in difference calendar years, you will need to be a paid up member for the calendar year in which the presentation falls. Deadline for joining/renewing IGALA membership in order for abstract to appear on the IGALA 8 final program is April 1, 2014. Join/renew your IGALA membership at: http://www.equinoxpub.com/GL/user/purchaseSubscription.

Some Important Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: November 30, 2013
Notification of reviewers’ decision: January 15, 2014
Bursary application deadline: January 31, 2014
Early bird registration deadline: February 15, 2014
Notification to successful bursary applicants: February 21, 2014
Registration deadline: April 1, 2014
Final deadline for conference registration payment (for your submission to be included in the program): April 1, 2014
Final deadline for becoming an IGALA member: April 1, 2014

Further Information on IGALA 8:

Website: http://www.igala8.com
Facebook for the IGALA8 Conference: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Igala8Vancouver
Facebook for the IGALA Organization: https://www.facebook.com/InternationalGenderandLanguageAssociationIGALA
Twitter: http://twitter.com/igala8



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