LINGUIST List 27.714

Mon Feb 08 2016

Calls: Socioling/Canada

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 06-Feb-2016
From: Alexandra D'Arcy <>
Subject: New Ways of Analyzing Variation 45
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Full Title: New Ways of Analyzing Variation 45
Short Title: NWAV 45

Date: 03-Nov-2016 - 06-Nov-2016
Location:, Canada
Contact Person: Alexandra D'Arcy
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 01-May-2016

Meeting Description:

NWAV is the leading conference in language variation and change. The theme of the 2016 meeting is Spreading Roots | Pachantsut, reflecting a region that is the site of rich cultural and linguistic variation, historically and currently. Co-hosted by Simon Fraser University and the University of Victoria, NWAV 45 will highlight the ways in which communities and individuals shape their identities through language variation and change.


(Call for papers will follow at a later date)

Call Deadline: May 1, 2016

Call for Proposals:

We are pleased to announce our Call for Workshop Proposals for New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV) 45 in Vancouver. We invite submissions for workshops in all areas related to language variation and change, and we particularly welcome those that fit within the theme and scope of the 2016 meeting.

This year there are four 2-hour slots available for workshops, which will be held on Thursday, November 3, 2016.

Proposals should be no more than 500 words, excluding references. They should clearly outline the focus of the workshop, its aims, and its format. If the workshop will include multiple presenters, please include a brief synopsis of each contribution.

Abstracts and workshops may be in either of Canada’s official languages (English or French). All proposals should be submitted as .pdf files, sent directly to the conference email account: The subject line should include the proposer’s last name and ‘Workshop Proposal for NWAV45’.

Proposal submissions accepted: February 1 to May 1, 2016
Acceptances/rejections sent: early June 2016

For further information on the conference, please check the official website, the NWAV45 Facebook site, and the Twitter account regularly.

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