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LINGUIST List 17.1266

Wed Apr 26 2006

FYI: CFP for Book on Language Attitudes

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        1.    Patricia Donaher, CFP for Book on Language Attitudes

Message 1: CFP for Book on Language Attitudes
Date: 25-Apr-2006
From: Patricia Donaher <donahermissouriwestern.edu>
Subject: CFP for Book on Language Attitudes

I am looking for papers for a possible publication of collected essays
on language attitudes, both historical and contemporary. Possible
topics include but are not limited to the following:

* historical studies of language and language attitudes, historical
incidents and their outcomes/descendents
* media obsessions with language
* professional, corporate, or other industry-related language attitudes
* attitudes towards dialect, code-switching
* language attitudes and education, including pedagogical approaches
* attitudes expressed in gendered communication or other
sociolinguistic topics
* attitudes about second language acquisition
* language attitudes mirrored or explored in literature, pop culture,
television, etc.
* attitudes about the effect of technology on language
* AND? Tell me about your own passion with regard to language

Final essays should be between 6500 and 8000 words, including

Please send proposals or completed papers accompanied by
abstracts via email attachment (MSWord or RTF) by July 1, 2006.
Please include a short curriculum vitae and your contact information.

For more information, contact me by phone or email.

Patricia Donaher, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
Dept of English
Missouri Western State University
4525 Downs Drive
St. Joseph, MO 64507

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

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