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LINGUIST List 25.813

Tue Feb 18 2014

Calls: Spanish, Sociolinguistics, Historical Linguistics/Canada

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

Date: 16-Feb-2014
From: Covadonga Lamar Prieto <covadonga.lamar-prietoucr.edu>
Subject: MLA 2015: Spanish Language in California
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Full Title: MLA 2015: Spanish Language in California

Date: 08-Jan-2015 - 11-Jan-2015
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Contact Person: Covadonga Lamar Prieto
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.mla.org/cfp_detail_6932

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Spanish

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2014

Meeting Description:

MLA 2015: Spanish Language in California

This session seeks papers that explore the dialect of Spanish used in California and how it interacts with other languages and dialects. With this in mind, we are interested in answering the following questions:

- What Spanish is spoken in California?
- Is there, or were there, a dialect of Spanish in California?
- What kind of relationship Spanish establishes in California with other languages? And with other dialects of Spanish?
- What are the sources for exploring Spanish language in California?

Call for Papers:

This is not a guaranteed session, but a way to solicit paper submissions. Presenters must be members of the MLA.

Please, send your 500-word abstracts to Covadonga Lamar Prieto, covadonga.lamar-prietoucr.edu before March 15, 2014.

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