LINGUIST List 19.1483

Mon May 05 2008

Confs: Anthropological Ling, Historical Ling, Lang Documentation/USA

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        1.    Michael Hegarty, Symposium on Louisiana Dialects and Cultures


Message 1: Symposium on Louisiana Dialects and Cultures
Date: 02-May-2008
From: Michael Hegarty <mhegar1lsu.edu>
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Symposium on Louisiana Dialects and Cultures

Date: 14-May-2008 - 15-May-2008 Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Contact: Michael Hegarty Contact Email: mhegar1lsu.edu Meeting URL: http://www.lsu.edu/student_organizations/lgso/

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

Symposium on Louisiana Dialects and Cultures, with panels on Cajun and Creole English and French, Louisiana dialects, and hurricane discourse.

May 14-15th, 2008 Hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Interdepartmental Program in Linguistics, and the Linguistics Graduate Student Organization at Louisiana State University.

Our Symposium on Louisiana Dialects and Cultures will be held on the beautiful Louisiana State University campus in hospitable Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Featured are three panels focusing on Dialects of Louisiana, Hurricane Discourse, and Cajun and Creole Languages. We are also proud to announce three invited speakers - Marlyse Baptista of University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Lisa Green of University of Massachusetts - Amherst, and Thomas Klingler of Tulane University. We are anticipating an exciting two day event!

For a complete conference program and other details, please go to:

http://www.lsu.edu/student_organizations/lgso