LINGUIST List 27.1889

Mon Apr 25 2016

Calls: Socioling/Czech Republic

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 22-Apr-2016
From: Dita Trckova <>
Subject: From Theory to Practice
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Full Title: From Theory to Practice

Date: 08-Sep-2016 - 09-Sep-2016
Location: Zlin, Czech Republic
Contact Person: Dita Trckova
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 31-May-2016

Meeting Description:

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic announces its eighth annual conference on Anglophone studies entitled From Theory to Practice. This year’s conference will feature a sociolinguistics panel chaired by Associate Professor Scott F. Kiesling from the University of Pittsburgh.

Date: 8 – 9 September 2016

Registration deadline: 31 May 2016

Fee: 1,500 CZK

Keynote Speaker:

Scott F. Kiesling, University of Pittsburgh, USA


Tomas Bata University in Zlin
University Centre
T. G. Masaryka 5555
760 01 Zlin

Call for Papers:

The eighth annual conference on Anglophone studies entitled From Theory to Practice offers scholars an opportunity to present the results of their research and discuss newly developed theories as well as their practical applicabilities in the fields of linguistics, literature and cultural studies.

We welcome papers from the following fields:
Cultural Studies

Research interests: sociolinguistics, language and masculinities, style shifting and stance, ethnicity and language, and variation and change in “Pittsburghese”

Please register and submit an abstract online at

Abstract length: 150-250 words.

Expected timeline for notification of acceptance: 30 June 2016.

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