LINGUIST List 22.4329|
Tue Nov 01 2011
Calls: English, Historical Linguistics/USA
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Studies in the History of the English Language 7
Message 1: Studies in the History of the English Language 7
From: Robert Fulk <fulkindiana.edu>
Subject: Studies in the History of the English Language 7
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Full Title: Studies in the History of the English Language 7
Short Title: SHEL-7
Date: 26-Apr-2012 - 28-Apr-2012
Location: Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Contact Person: Robert Fulk
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.indiana.edu/~glacshel/home.php
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Call Deadline: 16-Jan-2012
Please note there are two concurrent conferences going on:
Eighteenth Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference
Seventh Studies in the History of the English Language conference
This announcement is for Studies in the History of the English Language 7 (SHEL-7)
Proposals to SHEL may be on any linguistic or philological aspect of the history of English.
Call for papers:
Deadline: January 16, 2012
Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars are invited to submit abstracts for 20-minute papers for presentation at GLAC and/or SHEL, to be held jointly at Indiana University, Bloomington, April 26-28, 2012. Abstracts for GLAC may be on any linguistic or philological aspect of any historical or modern Germanic language or dialect, including English (to the Early Modern period) and the extraterritorial varieties. Proposals to SHEL may be on any linguistic or philological aspect of the history of English. Authors may submit a maximum of two abstracts. (If you would like to submit three abstracts, please contact the organizers.) Papers from the full range of linguistic and philological subfields, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, stylistics, metrics, language acquisition, contact, and change, as well as differing theoretical perspectives, are welcome. All abstracts will undergo anonymous review.
Abstracts must be submitted electronically in PDF format as an email attachment to:
Abstracts should be a maximum of one single-spaced page in length and be written in a standard 12-point font. The page should be headed only by the title of the paper, and the abstract should contain no self-identification. The accompanying email should include the author's institutional affiliation, title of the paper, and conference affiliation (that is, GLAC or SHEL). The deadline for submission of abstracts will be Monday, January 16, 2012, and notification about acceptance of papers will be issued by Monday, February 6.
Tips for writing a good abstract are provided by the Linguistic Society of America at http://lsadc.org/info/abstract-models.cfm.
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