LINGUIST List 13.415

Thu Feb 14 2002

Calls: Lang & Society, Lang & Sexuality

Editor for this issue: Renee Galvis <reneelinguistlist.org>


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  1. Dennis Baron, mla language and society call for papers
  2. Sakis Kyratzis, Seminar on Language, Love, and Sexuality

Message 1: mla language and society call for papers

Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 10:35:38 -0500
From: Dennis Baron <debaronUIUC.EDU>
Subject: mla language and society call for papers

Call for Papers: MLA Division of Language and Society. The Division on
Language and Society seeks papers on any appropriate topic, and has
special interest in these areas: minority languages and language
varieties; linguistic variety and its representation in literature and
popular media; language legislation and linguistic rights.

The MLA conference will be held December 27-30, 2002, in New York
City. To present at the conference you must be an MLA member by June
1.

Please send topic and brief abstract by March 15 to Dennis Baron,
debaronuiuc.edu. Or by snail mail to Department of English, Univ. of
Illinois 608 S. Wright St. Urbana IL 61801
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Message 2: Seminar on Language, Love, and Sexuality

Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 15:44:50 GMT +0100
From: Sakis Kyratzis <S.Kyratziskingston.ac.uk>
Subject: Seminar on Language, Love, and Sexuality

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS
********************************

LOVE IS A MANY SPLENDOURED THING!
An interdisciplinary seminar on language, love, and sexuality
8-9 April, 2002
Kingston University, UK

Plenary speaker: Prof. Jennifer Coates
Workshop: Liz Morrish and Bill Leap

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS EXTENDED TO
Friday 1 March 2002

This two day seminar aims:
- To provide an appropriate forum for discussing and exploring some of
the relationships between language, love, and sexuality across
languages, cultures, and disciplines
- To discuss and explore, through language, the plurality of meanings
and expressions of love and sexual identities
- To bring together various disciplines working in these areas and to
promote collaborative interdisciplinary study in the area of language,
love, sexuality, and sexual relationships

For more information and to register, please visit our website:
http://humansciences.king.ac.uk/~ku12665/home.htm

Or contact one of the organisers:
Helen Sauntson: h.sauntsonkingston.ac.uk
Sakis Kyratzis: s.kyratziskingston.ac.uk

Abstracts of 100-150 with your name, affiliation, e-mail, and postal
address to s.kyratziskingston.ac.uk by Friday 1 March 2002

This seminar takes place a few days before IGALA2, the international
conference on language and gender. For more information on IGALA2
visit their website at the following address:
http://www.ling.lancs.ac.uk/groups/gal/igala2.htm

_______________________________________
Dr Sakis Kyratzis
School of Languages
Kingston University
Penrhyn Road
KINGSTON KT1 2EE

tel: 020 8547 2000 ext.2387
fax: 020 8547 7292
e-mail: s.kyratziskingston.ac.uk
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