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LINGUIST List 22.724

Fri Feb 11 2011

Calls: Anthropological Ling, Socioling/USA

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Erica Benson , American Dialect Society, Midwest Region (held at MMLA)

Message 1: American Dialect Society, Midwest Region (held at MMLA)
Date: 09-Feb-2011
From: Erica Benson <bensonejuwec.edu>
Subject: American Dialect Society, Midwest Region (held at MMLA)
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Full Title: American Dialect Society, Midwest Region (held at MMLA)
Short Title: ADS-M

Date: 03-Nov-2011 - 06-Nov-2011
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Contact Person: Erica Benson
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.luc.edu/mmla/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 27-Mar-2011

Meeting Description:

The American Dialect Society, Midwest Region (ADS-M), holds its annual meeting jointly with the Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) Conference.

Call for Papers:

We welcome papers dealing with varieties of English and other languages spoken in the United States. Presentations may be based in traditional dialectology or in other areas of language variation and change, including sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, anthropological linguistics, folk linguistics, language and gender/sexuality, language attitudes and ideologies, pragmatics and politeness, linguistics in the schools, or critical discourse analysis.

Abstract specifications: Email submissions only. Send abstract as an attachment in MS Word (.doc) or Acrobat (.pdf). Abstract should be no more than 250 words, excluding title and references. Include word count at the end of the abstract and omit any identifying information (name, affiliation, etc). Include contact information, affiliation, and abstract title in the body of your email.

March 27, 2011 is the deadline for abstracts.

Send Abstracts to:
Erica Benson, American Dialect Society, Midwest Secretary
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

If accepted to the conference, membership to MMLA is required. Membership is $50 for full professors, $45 for associate professors, $40 for assistant professors and schoolteachers, $35 for adjunct and part-time faculty, and $30 for students, independent scholars, retired, and unemployed. Discounts are available for multi-year memberships. Information on membership and registration is available at the MMLA website, http://www.luc.edu/mmla/index.html.

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