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LINGUIST List 25.1802

Mon Apr 21 2014

Calls: Cognitive Sci, Discourse Analysis, Lang Documentation, Socioling, Typology/USA

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Date: 21-Apr-2014
From: Jackelyn Van Buren unm.edu>
Subject: 11th High Desert Linguistics Society Conference
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Full Title: 11th High Desert Linguistics Society Conference
Short Title: HDLS

Date: 13-Nov-2014 - 15-Nov-2014
Location: Albuquerque, NM, USA
Contact Person: Jackelyn Van Buren
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://linggraduate.unm.edu/conference.html

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Discourse Analysis; Language Documentation; Sociolinguistics; Typology

Call Deadline: 15-Aug-2014

Meeting Description:

11th High Desert Linguistics Society (HDLS) Conference:
Cognition, Culture and Discourse in signed, spoken, and indigenous languages
with a special emphasis this year on Language Evolution and Grammaticalization

University of New Mexico
November 13-15, 2014

The High Desert Linguistics Conference features papers from cognitive, functional, and typological approaches to Discourse Analysis, Language Change & Variation, Bilingualism, Sociolinguistics, Native American Languages, Languages of the Southwest, Language Revitalization and Maintenance, Signed Languages, and Gesture Research.

Keynote Speakers:

Joan Bybee – University of New Mexico (Morphology, Typology, and Phonology)
Salikoko Mufwene – University of Chicago (Language Evolution & Creolization)
Carol Padden – UC San Diego (Signed Language Morphology and Syntax)

Call for Papers:

We invite proposals for talks or poster presentations at the 11th HDLS Conference (see guidelines below). General presentations will be 20 minutes followed by 10 minutes for questions. We welcome research that takes into account functional, usage-based approaches to language including but not limited to:

- Cognitive linguistics
- Discourse analysis
- Linguistic typology
- Gesture and signed languages
- Indigenous language endangerment, revitalization, and description
- Sociolinguistics and bilingualism
- Language change & variation

Finally, we also invite speakers to propose themed panels, which will consist of three presenters. Each presenter will be responsible for a 20-minute presentation, for a combined total of 60-minutes per panel, followed by 30 minutes for discussion and questions addressed to the panel. Speakers who propose a panel topic are responsible for arranging who will participate in the proposed panel. Only one abstract should be submitted per topic. The abstract should include the proposed panel topic (300-word abstract), and how each speaker will contribute to the proposed theme (500-word abstract each).

Abstract Guidelines:

General: We will only accept one abstract as a single author and a second as a co-author of a joint presentation.

Length: Maximum 500 words, not including references. A second page may include examples, charts/diagrams, and references. Times New Roman, 12-point font is preferred.

Format: Include the paper title and the text of the abstract. The abstract should not include the author’s name or affiliation. All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously.

Important Dates:

Deadline: Monday, September 1, 2014.
Notification of acceptance: Monday, September 8, 2014.

How to Submit:

Please submit abstracts in either .doc, .pdf, .txt, or .odt format at the following url:

- http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/HDLS2014

You will be asked to indicate whether you want to be considered for an oral presentation, poster, either poster or presentation, or a themed panel. You should be notified soon thereafter if we have received your submission.

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