[EDLING:90] Re: [Fwd: IGALA5 First Announcement]

David F. Powell dfpowell at TALK21.COM
Tue May 8 15:49:38 UTC 2007

Thank g-d for queer interest listserv.
  rhol <warholt at dolphin.upenn.edu> wrote:
  from the GALA listserv . . .

- - - - FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT - - - -

igala5 in Wellington, New Zealand in 2008

The International Gender & Language Association 5th Biennial Conference
Thursday 3 July – Saturday 5 July 2008
at Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand 

Keynote Speakers 
Dale Spender (Australian author & feminist)
Anne Pauwels (University of Western Australia)
Rachel McKee (Victoria University of Wellington)
Surinderpal Kaur (University of Malaya)
Carmen Caldas-Coulthard (University of Birmingham)

The 5th International Gender and Language Association biennial conference
will provide researchers worldwide with an opportunity to present their work
and share ideas in the fields of language, gender, and sexuality. 

Submissions will shortly be invited for abstracts for oral or poster
presentations on any topic related to language, gender, and sexuality. 

The Conference will include :
* plenaries on gender and language change, multimodalities, transversal 
subjects, and sign language
* a workshop on teaching Language & Gender courses
* a workshop focussed on postgraduate interests & concerns
* a symposium on indigenous languages and gender issues
* a phonetics and gender symposium
* a “beyond binaries” stream [language use outside the 
female/male/heterosexual/homosexual square] 

Some important dates for your diaries
* Abstract submission by 30 November 2007
* Notification of acceptance by 15 February 2008
* Deadline for conference registration: 30 May 2008

Please note that presenters are expected to be or to become members of
IGALA. See http://www.stanford.edu/group/igala/ 

Conference organisers:
Janet Holmes & Meredith Marra
School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
Victoria University

Note that this conference is immediately preceded at the same venue by the 
Laboratory Phonology 11 conference (LabPhon11), 30 June-2 July 2008

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