Fwd: Call for Papers: American Dialect Society 2009 Annual Meeting in Portland
gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG
Fri Apr 11 21:18:14 UTC 2008
Please note that the location of the conference in Portland, Ore., is
provisional. There is a possibility of a hotel-workers' strike and LSA
is working on options. Confirmation of the location and full details
about the hotel will be available at the LSA website, http://www.lsadc.org
. I will post the details here when they are available.
Vice President of Communications and Technology
American Dialect Society
gbarrett at worldnewyork.org
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Grant Barrett <gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG>
> Date: April 11, 2008 16:15:45 EDT
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: Call for Papers: American Dialect Society 2009 Annual
> Meeting in Portland
> Reply-To: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> ADS Executive Secretary Allan Metcalf writes:
> From Thursday, January 8, 2009, through Saturday, January 10, ADS
> will hold its next annual meeting at the Hilton Portland and Executive
> Tower in the heart of Portland, Oregon, hosted as usual by the
> Linguistic Society of America.
> Monday, August 11 is the deadline for proposals for 20-minute
> presentations. All you need is a title and an abstract of 150 to 300
> words. Send it via e-mail to Executive Secretary Allan Metcalf atamericandialect at mac.edu
> Presenters must be current members of the American Dialect Society.
> Join here (subscribing to the journal is the same thing as becoming a
> Audio-visual equipment: An LCD projector will be available for all
> presentations. If you will need other equipment such as an overhead
> projector, a tape player, or a CD player, please say so when you send
> your proposal.
> Scheduling: If you have a preference for day or time of your
> presentation, please indicate that too. We cannot guarantee the time
> you prefer, but the program committee will try to accommodate you. The
> meeting will follow our customary schedule:
> Thursday, January 8: Executive Council and annual business meeting in
> the afternoon. Program session in late afternoon, followed by Words of
> the Year nominations.
> Friday, January 9: Programs sessions in morning and afternoon. Words
> of the Year vote and Bring-Your-Own-Book reception in the early
> Saturday, January 10: Program sessions in morning and afternoon;
> Annual Luncheon in between.
> Proposals will be judged anonymously by a committee chaired by Connie
> Eble, ADS president-elect. If your proposal is accepted, you’ll be
> asked for an abstract of no more than 200 words for the LSA program.
> Session chairs: If you’re interested in chairing a session, let the
> Executive Secretary know at americandialect at mac.edu. Tell him any
> preference you have for time or topic.
> Special sessions: If you’re interested in proposing an entire session
> rather than an individual paper, don’t wait till August. Get in touch
> with the program chair now at cceble at email.unc.edu.
> Teaching panel: As usual, the ADS Committee on Teaching will sponsor a
> panel at the annual meeting. If you would like to propose a 20-minute
> talk, send your proposal directly to the chair of the Committee on
> Teaching,Anne Curzan, at acurzan at umich.edu. Her deadline is also
> August 11.
> Specially for students: Four travel grants of $500 each will be
> awarded to students whose papers have been chosen for the program.
> Furthermore, all students who are members of ADS are invited to attend
> the Annual Luncheon for free.
> Hotel and registration: ADS members will be eligible to reserve rooms
> and register for the meeting at LSA member rates. For details see http://www.lsadc.org
> Future LSA-ADS meeting: 2010 January 7–9 Baltimore.
> Grant Barrett
> Vice President of Communications and Technology
> American Dialect Society
> gbarrett at worldnewyork.org
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