LINGUIST List 26.3332

Fri Jul 17 2015

Calls: General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 16-Jul-2015
From: James Mitchell <>
Subject: Popular Culture/American Culture Association National Conference
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Full Title: Popular Culture/American Culture Association National Conference
Short Title: PCA/ACA 2016

Date: 21-Mar-2016 - 25-Mar-2016
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
Contact Person: James Mitchell
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Oct-2015

Meeting Description:

Popular Culture/American Culture Association National Conference:
Language Attitudes & Popular Linguistics Area

This year’s conference will be held in Seattle, WA, March 21-25, 2016.

The Language Attitudes and Popular Linguistics area of the PCA/ACA seeks submissions of relevant papers in any/all fields of linguistics.

Call for Papers:

The Language Attitudes and Popular Linguistics Area of the Popular Culture/American Culture Association is seeking presentations on any language attitude or language-related popular culture topic, such as:

- The language attitudes of X (for example, new baby greeting cards, truck drivers,
student writers, first generation immigrants, etc.)
- Issues with prescriptivism
- Language and advertising or other media
- Professional, corporate, or other industry-related language
- Dialect, code-switching, or historical studies of language and language attitudes
- Animal or extraterrestrial communication
- Language and education, including pedagogical approaches
- Gendered communication or other sociolinguistic topics
- Language and popular literature or television/film
- Language and censorship
- First and second language acquisition
- Any topic that relates to popular linguistics or language attitudes

All proposals & abstracts must be submitted through the PCA database (
 Please submit a proposal to only one area at a time.

Submission deadline: October 1, 2015

Please send all inquires to 
James G. Mitchell,
 Salve Regina University

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