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LINGUIST List 25.349

Tue Jan 21 2014

Calls: Sociolinguistics/USA

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

Date: 21-Jan-2014
From: Zsuzsanna Fagyal <zsfagyalillinois.edu>
Subject: New Ways of Analyzing Variation 43
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Full Title: New Ways of Analyzing Variation 43
Short Title: NWAV 43

Date: 23-Oct-2014 - 26-Oct-2014
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Contact Person: Zsuzsanna Fagyal
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-May-2014

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce that the 43rd New Ways of Analyzing Variation conference (NWAV 43) will be held on October 23-26, 2014 in the Hilton Chicago Magnificent Mile Suites hotel in downtown Chicago, Illinois. The conference is hosted jointly by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Plenary Speakers:

Professor Robert Bayley (University of California, Davis)
Professor Gregory Guy (New York University)
Professor Ruth King (York University)

Call for Papers:

New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV) 43

We invite submissions for papers in all areas related to language variation and change. Abstracts should be submitted via the online submission interface that will be available on February 15, 2014. Authors may submit one singly-authored and one jointly-authored abstract, or two jointly-authored abstracts. Abstracts will be anonymously reviewed.

Papers will be considered for both oral and poster presentations. Oral presentations will be expected to last 20 minutes with 5 minutes for questions. Poster presentations will be featured at a two-hour, separate poster session on October 24. Abstracts should be no more than 500 words (not including references) and must be submitted by May 15, 2014. Notifications of acceptance will be emailed by June 15, 2014. We are also accepting proposals for a limited number of panel sessions. Prospective panel organizers should include individual 500-word abstracts for each participant and a 300-word abstract explaining the rationale for the panel. Panel abstracts will undergo regular review.

For further information on the conference until the opening of abstract submissions on February 15 send email to: nwav43informationgmail.com


First call for abstracts: January 21, 2014
Abstract submission period: February 15 - May 15, 2014
Acceptances/rejections sent: June 15, 2014
Program available online: June 30, 2014
Early online registration period: May 15 - July 31, 2014
Regular online registration period: August 1 - October 1
Conference start day (on-site registration): October 23, 2014

Organizing Committee:

Richard Cameron (UIC)
Zsuzsanna Fagyal (UIUC)
Anna Maria Escobar (UIUC)
and Kim Potowski (UIC)

Advisory Committee:

Rakesh Bhatt
Jose Ignacio Hualde
Michele Koven
and Adrienne Lo (UIUC)
Salikoko Mufwene (University of Chicago)
Janet Pierrehumbert (Northwestern University)
Ryan Shosted and Marina Terkourafi (UIUC)

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