LINGUIST List 27.932

Mon Feb 22 2016

Calls: Socioling/France

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 21-Feb-2016
From: Michael Gauthier <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics Summer School 7
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Full Title: Sociolinguistics Summer School 7
Short Title: SSS7

Date: 21-Jun-2016 - 24-Jun-2016
Location: Lyon, France
Contact Person: Michael Gauthier
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 25-Mar-2016

Meeting Description:

The Sociolinguistics Summer School is the perfect opportunity for graduate, postgraduate students and young researchers from all around the world to network, present their work, and attend workshops and lectures by leading experts in the field in an informal, yet polished atmosphere.

This year's edition is the seventh of the kind, and will take place in Lyon between June 21 - 24.

Last Call for Papers:

The 7th Sociolinguistics Summer School is the perfect opportunity for postgraduate students to network, showcase some of their original work, as well as attend workshops and lectures by leading experts in the field. Each day of the summer school will follow a specific theme or topic of current relevance to sociolinguistic research, this theme will reflect the specialty of the plenary speakers. We welcome students from any institution who wish to present in English on these topics, and meet the corresponding invited speakers:

Endangered Languages: Bénédicte Pivot, Université Paul Valéry Montpellier 3
Linguistic Landscapes: Jeffrey Kallen, Trinity College Dublin
Linguistic Policies: Jim Walker, Université Lumière Lyon 2
New Speakers: Bernadette O’Rourke, Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh

However, we also encourage students to present on other topics related to sociolinguistics. The Summer School will include a poster session, and oral presentations which will be 20 minutes followed by 10 minutes of discussion.

Abstract Guidelines:

The language of the conference will be English
Abstracts should not exceed 500 words (excluding references).
Font: Times New Roman, size 12.
Title: should clearly indicate your topic of research.
Topic: When submitting your abstract, please include up to five keywords at the end of the abstract (For instance: multilingualism, language and gender, social semiotics).
Images/figures/tables in abstract submissions are not permitted.
One copy of your abstract should include your name, email address, affiliation (if any), project title, and whether your submission is intended for poster or oral presentation. The second copy should be anonymous and include your project title and whether it is intended for poster or oral presentation.

Contact Information and Abstract Deadlines:

Please submit your abstract to by March 25th, 2016.
If you have any questions regarding abstract guidelines, contact us at this email address.

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More information regarding registration will be posted on our website and on social media during the following months.

We are very grateful to the labex ASLAN, E-Cost and the New Speaker Network, the CRTT laboratory and the Université de Lyon for their financial assistance.

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