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LINGUIST List 21.1881

Mon Apr 19 2010

Calls: Anthropological Ling, Applied Ling, Socioling/New Zealand

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Kristie Elphick, New Zealand Language and Society Conference

Message 1: New Zealand Language and Society Conference
Date: 15-Feb-2010
From: Kristie Elphick <kristie.elphickaut.ac.nz>
Subject: New Zealand Language and Society Conference
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Full Title: New Zealand Language and Society Conference

Date: 22-Nov-2010 - 23-Nov-2010
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Contact Person: Kristie Elphick
Meeting Email: languageandsocietyaut.ac.nz
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Applied Linguistics;

Call Deadline: 31-Jul-2010

Meeting Description:

The 12th biennial New Zealand Language and Society Conference, this year hosted
by the Institute of Culture, Discourse and Communication at AUT University.

Hosted by
Institute of Culture, Discourse and Communication, AUT University
Auckland, New Zealand

Plenary Speakers:
Professor Janet Holmes, Victoria University of Wellington
Dr. Felicity Cox, Macquarie University, Sydney

First Call for Papers

Abstract Submission Deadline: 31 July 2010

Keynote Speakers
Janet Holmes, Victoria University of Wellington
Felicity Cox, Macquarie University, Sydney

Abstracts are invited for presentations in all areas of sociolinguistics, and
from any region or language of the world. Papers should contain both a social
and a linguistic dimension.

Appropriate themes include:
Anthropological linguistics
Code switching
Dialects in contact
Ethnographic sociolinguistics
Language accommodation
Language and cultures
Language and ethnicities
Language and genders
Language and identities
Language and media
Language and social networks
Language attitudes
Language change
Language choice
Language contact
Language endangerment and death
Language ideologies
Language maintenance and shift
Language policy and planning
Language style
Language variation
Perceptual dialectology
Performance language
Social and geographical dialectology
Social and linguistic aspects of conversation analysis
Social and linguistic aspects of discourse analysis
Social and linguistic aspects of pragmatics
Social psychology of language
Sociolinguistic methodologies
Sociolinguistic theory
Sociolinguistics of NZ English
Sociolinguistics of other NZ languages
Sociolinguistics of Pasifika languages
Sociolinguistics of pidgins and creoles
Sociolinguistics of te reo Maori

Submission Guidelines
All sessions will be 30 minutes long, with 20 minutes for presentation and up to
10 minutes for discussion.

Please submit abstracts by email no later than 31 July 2010 to
languageandsocietyaut.ac.nz.In the body of the email, include: title of the
paper name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s) indication of which author(s)
will present the paper name of contact author, with email address, postal
address, phone and fax numbers.

Attach to the email a separate Word or PDF document containing the title and
abstract of the paper (but no identification of authorship). Abstracts should be
no more than 250 words long.

Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by the Programme Committee, and evaluated
on grounds of their scope and quality. Authors will be notified of the outcome
of their submission by 20 August 2010.

Important Dates
Submission deadline date: 31 July 2010
Abstract notification date: 20 August
Registration early bird rates close: 23 September
The conference will begin at approximately 9.30am on Monday 22 November, and
close at approximately 5.30pm on Tuesday 23 November. There will be a conference
dinner on the evening of Monday 22nd.

Opens on 1 June 2010. Earlybird registration will close on 23 September.

Conference Committee
Allan Bell (chair), Andy Gibson, Darryl Hocking, Bronwen Innes (University of
Auckland), Pat Strauss, Catherine Watson (University of Auckland), Kristie
Elphick (administrator)

Contact Details
The Conference Administrator can be contacted by:email at
phone on +64 9 921 9999 ext 8473

The conference is receiving sponsorship from:
Faculty of Applied Humanities, AUT University
School of Languages & Social Sciences, AUT University

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