LINGUIST List 29.3588

Tue Sep 18 2018

Calls: Anthro Ling, Gen Ling, Historical Ling, Lang Acquisition, Socioling/USA

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Date: 16-Sep-2018
From: Stacey Jacobson <>
Subject: The University of Alabama Languages Conference
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Full Title: The University of Alabama Languages Conference
Short Title: UALC

Date: 08-Feb-2019 - 09-Feb-2019
Location: Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
Contact Person: Rachael Reilly
Meeting Email:
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 10-Nov-2018

Meeting Description:

The organizing committee of the ninth annual University of Alabama Languages
Conference is pleased to welcome abstract submissions for this year’s
conference entitled “The Words that Shape Us: Language, Culture and Identity”
to be held February 8-9, 2019, at Hotel Capstone.

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Manuel Díaz-Campos

Dr. Manuel Díaz-Campos is Professor of Hispanic Sociolinguistics at Indiana
University, Bloomington. His research interests include first and second
language phonological variation and sociolinguistic variables contributing to
dialectal variations in Spanish. He is the editor of The Handbook of Hispanic
Sociolinguistics and the author of Introducción a la Sociolingüística

Dr. Esther Allen

Dr. Esther Allen is Associate Professor in the Ph.D. Programs in French and in
Latin American, Iberian and Latino Cultures at City University of New York.
She focuses on 19th and 20th century French and Latin American literature,
anglophone globalization, and translation. She is a 2018 Guggenheim Fellow
and chairs the Development Committee of the American Literary Translators

Call for Papers:

We invite faculty and graduate students to submit proposals for 20-minute
presentations as well as organized panels with three or four participants.
Suggestions for panels must include individual presenter’s abstract along with
a brief description of the panel theme. Please submit abstracts of no more
than 250 words through EasyAbs, which can be found at: .

The deadline for abstract submission is November, 10, 2018.

We invite abstracts about all languages and all areas of Literature and
Linguistics, including, but not limited to:

- Anthropological Linguistics
- Bilingualism and Code-switching
- Historical and Comparative Linguistics
- L1, L2, L3 Acquisition and Pedagogy
- Languages in Contact
- Non-verbal Communication, Sign Language
- Phonetics, Phonology, and Dialectology
- Pragmatics
- Psycholinguistics
- Sociolinguistics
- Study Abroad
- Syntax

- Classical Literature
- Renaissance Literature
- Medieval Literature and Culture
- Early Modern Literature and Culture
- 18th and 19th Century Literature and Culture
- 20th and 21st Century Literature and Culture
- Feminism and Women Writers
- Queer and Gender Studies
- Transatlantic and Intercultural Studies
- Storytelling, Mythology, and Memory
- Film and Visual arts

Presentations should be given in English, French, German or Spanish.
For Linguistics, preference may be given to submissions whose studies can
present results.

Contact us at

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