LINGUIST List 25.1278

Sat Mar 15 2014

Calls: English, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, General Linguistics/Poland

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <>

Date: 14-Mar-2014
From: Wojciech Rajtar <>
Subject: English Across Space and Time
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Full Title: English Across Space and Time
Short Title: EAST

Date: 10-May-2014 - 10-May-2014
Location: Lodz, Poland
Contact Person: Wojciech Rajtar
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 19-Apr-2014

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce The Fourth Student Conference on English Across Space and Time - EAST 2014, which will be held on 10 May 2014 at the Institute of English Studies at the University of Lodz.

The main theme of the conference is synchronic and diachronic variability in English.

Registration fee: 50PLN

Call for Papers:

EAST 2014 Conference
English Across Space and Time

All B.A., M.A. and PhD students are invited to submit research papers in the area of historical linguistics, sociolinguistics and dialectology; the following are examples of possible issues for discussion:

- Social and regional variation in English
- Varieties of English (including English-based pidgins and creoles)
- Language change in English (on the level of phonology, morphology, syntax and pragmatics)
- English as a global language and the influence of English on other languages
- English of the new media
- English in the realm of politics

Please send a copy of an abstract of about 200 words to with your name and affiliation in the subject line. Presentations will last about 20 minutes. The conference regulations require that you provide the presentation in a digital format (i.e. .pptx, .pdf or other).

The deadline for abstract submission is 19 April 2014.

Publication of chosen papers in Gavagai Journal is free of charge.

Organising Committee:

Gavagai Student Society
Institute of English Studies
University of Lodz

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