LINGUIST List 26.798

Fri Feb 06 2015

Calls: French, General Linguistics, Ling & Literature/USA

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 06-Feb-2015
From: Kelly Kasper-Cushman <>
Subject: Transformation: Cause & Effect
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Full Title: Transformation: Cause & Effect

Date: 10-Apr-2015 - 11-Apr-2015
Location: Bloomington, IN, USA
Contact Person: Kelly Kasper-Cushman
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Ling & Literature

Subject Language(s): French

Call Deadline: 20-Feb-2015

Meeting Description:

Our goal is to examine the various states of transformation, its causes and effects, through studies in linguistics, literature, and any area of the humanities with observable causes and/or effects of transformation. We invite papers addressing the conference theme from a variety of perspectives within French and Italian studies and in related disciplines (art history, music, history, etc.). Possible topics in linguistic transformation include Language Change, Bilingualism & Language Contact, Second Language Acquisition, Pidgins & Creoles, Language Policy, & Variation. The keynote speaker for French Linguistics will be Professor Deborah Arteaga, University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

Call for Papers:

We invite those interested in our theme to submit an abstract (250 words maximum) by email to by February 20, 2015. Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes. Papers may be submitted in English, French or Italian. Proposals for panels are welcome. Please include your institutional affiliation and contact information along with your abstract.

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