17.1266, FYI: CFP for Book on Language Attitudes

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LINGUIST List: Vol-17-1266. Wed Apr 26 2006. ISSN: 1068 - 4875.

Subject: 17.1266, FYI: CFP for Book on Language Attitudes

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Date: 25-Apr-2006
From: Patricia Donaher < donaher at missouriwestern.edu >
Subject: CFP for Book on Language Attitudes 

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Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 09:32:36
From: Patricia Donaher < donaher at missouriwestern.edu >
Subject: CFP for Book 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 expressed 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 

Final essays should be between 6500 and 8000 words, including 

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, contact me by phone or email.

Patricia Donaher, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
Dept of English
Missouri Western State University
4525 Downs Drive
St. Joseph, MO 64507
donaher at missouriwestern.edu 

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
                     Historical Linguistics


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