CFP: CLASP Conference 2009

David Boromisza-Habashi dbh at COLORADO.EDU
Sat Mar 21 15:14:34 UTC 2009

CLASP Conference 2009 CFP

The program in Culture, Language and Social Practice at the University
of Colorado at Boulder is pleased to invite abstract and panel
proposals for its 2nd biannual CLASP Conference, to be held Oct 2-4,

2009 Plenary Speakers:
H. Samy Alim, University of California, Los Angeles (Anthropology)
Bob Craig, University of Colorado, Boulder (Communication)
Kira Hall, University of Colorado, Boulder (Linguistics)
Makoto Hayashi, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Ling/EALC)

The CLASP Conference is an interdisciplinary forum for scholars with
interrelated research interests in the sociocultural and
sociopolitical analysis of language to present new research and
participate in workshops and data sessions with plenaries and local
faculty.  Both paper and panel submissions should address the
relationship of language to culture and society; examples of possible
frameworks or analytic traditions may include, but are not limited to:

sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, conversation analysis,
critical discourse analysis, bilingualism and code-switching, language
socialization, narrative studies, the sociology of language, verbal
art and performance, language and literacy, and language

Panel proposals of up to 250 words should be submitted by April 21,
and will be posted to the conference website for those interested in
coordinating papers on a particular topic (panel submissions do not
need to be accompanied by paper abstracts).  Abstracts of 500 words
for 20-minute papers may be submitted for an individual panel or
independently, and should be submitted before May 7.

Submissions should be sent as attachments (DOC or PDF) via email to
clasp.conference at, and should only contain the title and
abstract for the paper.  The body of the email should contain the
following information:

Author name(s)
Paper Title
Proposed panel (if any)

For additional information, please visit:

Or contact:
clasp.conference at

The CLASP 09 Planning Committee


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