LINGUIST List 25.1247

Thu Mar 13 2014

Calls: Socioling, Lang Documentation, Lexicography, Applied Ling, Ling & Literature/Indonesia

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 12-Mar-2014
From: Deny Kwary <>
Subject: Language Phenomena in Urban Society
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Full Title: Language Phenomena in Urban Society

Date: 23-Aug-2014 - 24-Aug-2014
Location: Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia
Contact Person: Deny Kwary
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Documentation; Lexicography; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Apr-2014

Meeting Description:

The Linguistics conference of Airlangga University, Indonesia.

The conference is organized by the Faculty of Humanities, Airlangga University. We expect participations from academics and professionals not only from the linguistics discipline, but also those from the related disciplines, e.g. literature, cultural studies, communication studies, anthropology, etc.

The following are the keynote speakers who have confirmed their attendance to the conference:

Prof. Shigeru Yamada (Waseda University, Japan)
Dr. Sugiyono (Badan Bahasa)
Dr. Ni Wayan Sartini (Universitas Airlangga)
Rizki Andini, Ph.D. (Universitas Airlangga)


The conference will be held at the campus building of the Faculty of Humanities, Airlangga University, Jl. Dharmawangsa Dalam Selatan, Surabaya. The campus is located right in the centre of Surabaya city.

Call for Papers:

Based on the theme of the conference, i.e. Language Phenomena in Urban Society, we would like to accept papers with the following topics:

- Language in film and television
- Code-mixing and code-switching in the communication in the society
- The dynamics of language in literature
- Maintenance of a local language in urban society
- Translation of cultural phrases and terms
- The influence of a foreign language in a local community
- The use of dictionaries in the information technology era
- Language teaching and learning in rural and urban societies
- Cultural reflection in language
- The challenges and opportunities of lexicography of local languages

Please see the following link to submit your abstract:

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 30 April 2014.

The official languages of the conference are English, Indonesian, and Japanese.

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