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Sun Jan 29 2012

Calls: Hindi, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics/India

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Bhoopal Singh , National Conference and Workshop on Language

Message 1: National Conference and Workshop on Language
Date: 28-Jan-2012
From: Bhoopal Singh <drbhooaplgmail.com>
Subject: National Conference and Workshop on Language
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Full Title: National Conference and Workshop on Language
Short Title: NCWL

Date: 12-Mar-2012 - 14-Mar-2012
Location: Agra, India
Contact Person: Bhoopal Singh
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.nconfhindi.blogspot.com/

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Hindi

Call Deadline: 20-Feb-2012

Meeting Description:

Language change due to labor migration is a historic phenomenon. The development of present established languages and new languages is the problem area of this conference and workshop in special reference to the Hindi language and labor migration of its area. This occasion is an opportunity to explore a socio-historical phenomenon of labor migration as major aspect of language change.

Call for Papers:

Papers may be presented in English or Hindi and the allotted time will be fifteen (15) minutes for each presentation.

Possible themes include, but are not limited to:

Correlation of labor migration to language development
Migration: aspect of literature, memories and history
Migration: aspect of language and culture
Migration, cultural contact and linguistic implications
Mental displacement and cultural crisis
Globalization, multicultural centers and new languages
Ethnocentrism, other's language and global communications
Standardizations, right to language and language development
Folk language, dialects and literary language
National-international migrations in Hindi belt and development of Hindi language
Non Resident Indian labors and different types of Hindi
Language of Dalit people: its structure and change
Linguistic identities, communalism and migration
Perspectives on immigration from the host culture
Centers of labor migration in modern India and their Hindi language
Urbanization and new Hindies
Women labor migration: perspective of language

Candidates should submit their abstracts via email to:


The abstract should contain no more than 300 words and may be written in English or Hindi.

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