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LINGUIST List 21.1009

Mon Mar 01 2010

Calls: Applied Linguistics/Language Policy (Jrnl)

Editor for this issue: Hannah Morales <hannahlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Bernard Spolsky, Language Policy

Message 1: Language Policy
Date: 01-Mar-2010
From: Bernard Spolsky <bspolskygmail.com>
Subject: Language Policy
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Full Title: Language Policy

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-May-2010

Call for papers on language academies

Language Policy, edited by Kendall King and Elana Shohamy and published by Springer, is planning a special thematic issue on the topic of language academies. Many nations (and most language revival movements) have language academies, and descriptions of their history, goals, constitution and activities can often be found on the web. But there have been few published attempts to evaluate their efforts, whether to revive, modernize, standardize, or purify languages. Papers are invited that look at the effectiveness (or otherwise) of language academies (one or more) as language management agencies. If you are interested, please send a preliminary outline to Bernard Spolsky (bspolskygmail.com), who will be editing the issue, no later than May 1, 2010. If the outline seems appropriate, you will be invited to submit a paper for normal peer review within six months of the decision. The issue should appear in 2011.

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