[EDLING:1635] CFP: Language Attitudes
Francis M Hult
fmhult at DOLPHIN.UPENN.EDU
Sat May 27 19:21:25 UTC 2006
> Call for Papers on Language Attitudes
> I am looking for papers for a possible publication of collected essays on
> language attitudes, both historical and contemporary. Possible topics
> include but are not limited to the following:
> -- historical studies of language and language attitudes, historical
> incidents and their outcomes/descendents
> -- media obsessions with language
> -- professional, corporate, or other industry-related language attitudes
> -- attitudes towards dialect, code-switching
> -- language attitudes and education, including pedagogical approaches
> -- attitudes in gendered communication or other sociolinguistic topics
> -- attitudes about second language acquisition
> -- language attitudes mirrored or explored in literature, pop culture,
> television, etc
> -- attitudes about the effect of technology on language
> -- AND? Tell me about your own passion with regard to language attitudes!
> Final essays should be between 6500 and 8000 words, including citations.
> Please send proposals or completed papers accompanied by abstracts via
> email attachment (MSWord or RTF) by July 1, 2006. Please include a short
> curriculum vitae and your contact information.
> For more information, feel free to contact me by phone or email.
> Patricia Donaher, Ph.D.
> Area Chair, PCA Language Attitudes and Popular Linguistics
> Assistant Professor of English
> Dept of English
> Missouri Western State University
> 4525 Downs Drive
> St. Joseph, MO 64507
> donaher at missouriwestern.edu
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